Am Mittwoch hat die EU-Kommission die Ergebnisse der Verhandlungen um Handelsverträge mit Japan und Singapur vorgelegt. Nun erhofft man sich eine rasche Ratifizierung. Doch die Kritik ist nicht verstummt.
The article discusses the lack of enrollment at several private colleges in Japan. According to the article, Japan's ministry of education has announced that almost half of the country's 550 private four-year universities are below their government-set recruitment targets. Japan's low fertility rate and its demographic conditions are contributing to the schools' enrollment problem.
Japanese education experts say they are unable to support the controversial rejection of applications for three new universities by new Minister of Education Makiko Tanaka, who said too many universities would erode higher education standards.