Sunday, Aug 19, 2018

Thai Airways

Thailand 4.0 lays new runway for take off of aviation industry

Photo: Anna Zvereva

Thailand has high hopes to become the premier tourism and business destination in the fast-growing ASEAN region. The government’s strategy, “Thailand... Mar 21, 2018

Tourism & Culture | Transport | Asia-Pacific | Thailand

Japan’s investment in Thailand

Japan supports Thailand 4.0

Credit: Denis Todorut

As the Thai economy continues to evolve, so too is investment coming from Japan, which sees Thailand as the ideal gateway to the growing ASEAN region

Mar 20, 2018

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Thailand

Sosei World Co., Japan

Sosei Water: an answer to fracking concerns?

An environmentally minded Japanese company has developed a special water with unique properties that allow it to be used to power engines and even as... Jan 24, 2018

Energy | Asia-Pacific | Japan

iREX, Nov 29 - Dec 2, 2017

‘Come and explore how we can shape the future together’

Mr. Yasuhiko Hashimoto, Chairman of iREX 2017 and Managing Executive Officer of Kawasaki Heavy Industries’ Robotics Division

Mr. Yasuhiko Hashimoto, Chairman of iREX 2017 and Managing Executive Officer of Kawasaki Heavy Industries’ Robotics Division, speaks with The... Nov 29, 2017

Industry & Trade | Science & Technology | Asia-Pacific | Japan

Discover Japan

Off the beaten track: there is so much more than Tokyo

Red-bibbed Jizo statues in Nikko National Park

Beyond the bright lights of Tokyo, Japan offers a feast of cultural, natural and gastronomic wonders to enliven the senses, such as Ise-Shima National... Aug 31, 2017

Tourism & Culture | Asia-Pacific | Japan

The New Japan

Tourism: the new engine for growth

Mount Fuji is one of Japan’s most popular tourist attractions

With the goal of drawing 20 million inbound tourists annually by 2020 within reach four years ahead of schedule, the government doubled the target to... Aug 29, 2017

Tourism & Culture | Asia-Pacific | Japan

Building the ‘New Balis’

10 Priority Destinations

The government has outlined 10 strategic locations and attractions which will be the basis for the “new Balis”.

Aug 28, 2017

Tourism & Culture | Asia-Pacific | Indonesia

Regional Revitalization

Regional revitalization, the backbone of sustainable growth in Japan

Revitalization is imperative in many of Japan’s regions, which are suffering the impact of an aging population and the mass exodus of youth to major urban centers

A rapidly aging population has particularly damaging effects on rural economies. Japan’s youth are flocking to the country’s major urban... Sep 25, 2017

Science & Technology | Asia-Pacific | Japan

Japan Monetary Policy

BOJ’s negative interest rate to promote banking consolidation and diversification

It remains to be seen if the Bank of Japan’s move will pay off, but results elsewhere have been encouraging

The Bank of Japan’s unprecedented cut of interest rate down to negative territory aims at ending Japan’s chronic deflationary pressure.... Aug 23, 2017

Finance | Asia-Pacific | Japan

Tourism in Indonesia

Setting the stage for 20 million tourists by 2019

Arief Yahya, Minister of Tourism

Indonesia’s Minister of Tourism is committed to doubling tourist numbers over the next three years. This will be achieved by improving infrastructure... Aug 22, 2017

Tourism & Culture | Asia-Pacific | Indonesia

Japan Goes Global

The rebirth of Japan Inc.

Prime Minister Abe is pushing forward policies in an effort to open up the country’s economy to the global market. Japan Inc. is following suit... Aug 21, 2017

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Japan

Facilitating Business in Indonesia

Economic reforms grow key sectors, increase investment

Faced with challenging global economic conditions, Indonesia is improving the ease of doing business, attracting cash inflows and wooing investors,... Aug 18, 2017

Government | Asia-Pacific | Indonesia

Fujidenolo: the perfect marriage of design and technology

Mr. Tatsushi Watanabe
President of FUJIDENOLO

Fujidenolo is a fine example of the innovative and technological prowess of Japan’s... Aug 16, 2018

ITC: bringing its medical management expertise around the world

Johtaro SEKI
President of ITEC

One  of  the  greatest  domestic  challenges  for  Japanese ... Aug 07, 2018

‘Yoshitake takes great pride in the reputation we have built: quality and reliability’

Mr. Tetsu Yamada
President of YOSHITAKE INC.

Yoshitake Inc. is a comprehensive manufacturer of the regulating valve that is essential... Aug 07, 2018

SMU: A world leader in experiential learning

Professor Arnoud De Meyer
President of Singapore Management University

A premier university in Asia, the Singapore Management University (SMU) is internationally... Aug 07, 2018

Toyoda Van Moppes: enhancing machine performance

Azuma Arai
President of Toyoda Van Moppes LTD.

Toyoda Van Moppes is a leading manufacturer specializing in diamond rotary dressers and... Aug 07, 2018

Driving the digitalization of the chemical industry

Mr. Terence Koh
Executive Director

The Singapore Chemical Industry Council (SCIC) is the unified voice of the chemical manufacturing... Aug 03, 2018

Adapting education for a disruptive future

Professor Tan Thiam Soon
President of Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT)

Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) is Singapore’s university of applied learning.... Aug 02, 2018

‘We have start-up DNA to be agile and nimble’

Paul William Coutts
Group CEO of Singapore Post Limited

SingPost is pioneering and leading in eCommerce logistics as well as providing innovative... Aug 01, 2018

‘We go where our clients really want to go’

Henry Tan
Managing Director of Nexia TS Group

Established in 1993 by two experienced chartered accountants, Henry Tan and Sitoh Yih Pin,... Jul 26, 2018

‘Universities in Japan are aware of the need to attract more students from overseas’

Dr. Mitsuhiro Tanji
Principal of Hanazono University

Hanazono University was established in 1872 by Myoshinji Temple of the Rinzai Zen sect of... Jun 27, 2018

‘We want to bring out the highest potential of each student’

Mamoru Kake
Vice-Chairman of Kake Group

The Kake Group controls a number of Kake Educational Institutions, which consist of private... Jun 27, 2018

Sharing Singapore's expertise in construction across the globe

Mr. Khew Sin Khoon
Group CEO of CPG Corporation

The city state of Singapore is revered for its beautifully constructed buildings and world-class... Jun 27, 2018

A passion for real estate

Mr. Simon Cheong
Chief Executive Officer of SC Global

SC Global is a luxury property developer in Singapore. In this interview, CEO Simon Cheong... Jun 22, 2018

Shipping in the age of Industry 4.0

Mr. Chua Chye Poh
Group Chief Executive Officer of ShipsFocus

We speak to Chua Chye Poh, Group CEO of ShipsFocus, about rapid technological advancement... Jun 20, 2018

Procurri: Pioneering in Asia

Mr. Sean Murphy
Chairman & Global Chief Executive Officer of Procurri

We speak to Sean Murphy about the enormous investment opportunities in Asia, as well as... Jun 13, 2018

Quality: the proof is in the paper

Yuji Matsuda
Yuji Matsuda, President of Tokushu Tokai Paper Co

Yuji Matsuda, President of Tokushu Tokai Paper Co, gives us his insight into the changing... Jun 08, 2018

Helping to keep plants running safely and smoothly

Fumito Shinkawa
President of Shinkawa Electric Co.

The Worldfolio speaks to Fumito Shinkawa, President of Shinkawa Electric Co., a Japanese... Jun 08, 2018

Japanese craftsmanship in manufacturing

Mr. Shigeyuki Nishimi

The Worldfolio speaks to Shigeyuki Nishimi, President of Saginomiya Seisakusho, which makes... Jun 05, 2018


President of TECNISCO

We speak to Keizo Sekiya, President of TECNISCO, who discusses Japanese monozukuri, the... Jun 05, 2018

‘The incredible growth potential of our company represents an interesting opportunity for investors’

President of YMC Co. Ltd

Ryuji Yamamura says developments in medical care will lead to enormous growth for his company,... Jun 05, 2018

Gearing up for FOOMA Japan 2018

Mr. Fumiharu Masuda
Chairperson of FOOMA JAPAN 2018

We speak to Fumiharu Masuda, Chairperson of FOOMA JAPAN 2018, ahead of this year’s... May 29, 2018



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