A flag commemorating the Centenary of Mount Stromlo Observatory and the Centenary of Canberra has been flown into orbit on board the Soyuz spacecraft in the personal effects of Japanese astronaut Dr Koichi Wakata.
Long before the NSA was reading our email and listening in on our phone calls, there was D Special Section – a crack team of code-breakers who helped turn the tide in the Second World War by listening in on Japanese diplomatic cables.
The Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Julie Bishop MP gave the conference dinner address at the inaugural Japan Update. This address and photos from the conference dinner are now available online.
Japanese academic Koichi Nakano says the number that anyone interested in Japan should know is 16 per cent.
The Australian Financial Review and Business Spectator have covered the Japan Update economic keynote speech given by Professor Masaaki Shirakawa at the 2013 Japan Update.
Japan must come to grips with its ageing population and enhance productivity, writes Masaaki Shirakawa.
Desmond Ball and Keiko Tamura on their newly released book, Breaking Japanese Diplomatic Codes
The world’s longest running classical Japanese dance and drama troupe outside of the East Asian nation will take to the stage at ANU this Thursday and Friday.