Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Japanese student " I chose..Australia because..students are allowed to work"

Japanese TAFE Student in Australia

" I chose to go to Australia because international students are allowed to work and living costs are much lower than in the USA and Canada"

Monday, August 25, 2014

¨cash as a curse¨ is part of the Abenomics policy in Japan

A 10000 yen Japanese banknote Copyright Peter Hanami 2004
Picture: A 10000 yen Japanese banknote 

"The ¨cash as a curse" is part of the logic of Japan's Abenomics policy which aims to create an environment where prices rise rather than fall, compelling savers - companies and households - to bring forward spending¨

Source: Nations set to take on corporations
By Jonathan Shapiro
Australian Financial Review
Friday 7th March 2014, page 23

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Japanese High School Student " The hardest thing for me was to...understand the cultural meaning of things"

Japanese High School Student in Australia

" The hardest thing for me was to participate in class and understand the cultural meaning of things"