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Japan is Paying to Have Japanese-Language Nonfiction Books Translated into English

Government opens another front in public relations battle with China, South Korea

TOKYO— Peter Landers writes: Japan’s government is paying to have Japanese-language nonfiction books translated into English, with the first works to be produced under the program arriving in American libraries this month. 365 more words

Asia

Travel Review: Reading Room at the Wellcome Collection

Wellcome Collection officially reopened in February complete with a new restaurant, striking interiors and a Reading Room. Wilkinson Eyre Architects take credit for the £17.5 million facelift of the museum that was founded after the death of pharmaceutical entrepreneur Sir Henry Wellcome in 1936. 295 more words

London

Well then

Let’s get started. I learned a couple important lessons this week.
When applying for a career/job, it is unlikely that anyone will contact applicants the next day. 388 more words

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