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Sunday, September 20, 2015

Japan News This Week 20 September 2015


Japan News.
Japan's Parliament Approves Overseas Combat Role for Military
New York Times

Shinzo Abe Is Re-elected as Leader of Japan’s Liberal Democrats
New York Times

Japan: City launches app to report dog poo

New generation of Japanese anti-war protesters challenge Abe

Arresting possibilities: a primer on who can bang you up in Japan
Japan Times

SEALDs: Students Slam Abe's Assault on Japan's Constitution
Japan Focus

Last Week's Japan News on the JapanVisitor blog


In the annual QS rankings of universities, Japan once again fared badly. Only five Japanese universities made it into the top 100. In one interesting twist, the perennial giant of Japanese higher education - Todai (Tokyo University) - was edged out by its rival Kyoto University.

2 Harvard
3 Cambridge, Stanford
5 Caltech
6 Oxford
7 University College London
8 Imperial College London
9 Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
10 University of Chicago

38 Kyoto University
39 Tokyo University

56 Tokyo Institute of Technology

58 Osaka University

74 Tohoku University

Source: The Guardian

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