Tokyo Medical University has apologised after admitting it has been marking female candidates down for over a decade. Many in the country worry that female doctors will take time off for maternity leave, and create a doctor shortage.
Over 200 people in Yokohama's Chinatown splashed water on streets and pavements in the hopes of providing some relief from the heat as temperatures nationwide rose to record highs on Monday (July 23) and the death toll mounted to over 65 dead in the last week.
Japan-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA): Why the agreement between Japan and the EU is a big deal
In this episode of Global Japan, you will discover a historic economic partnership agreement between Japan and the European Union. Much more than just a free trade agreement, it goes well beyond the purely economic sphere.