Tuesday, Jun 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

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

‘Made in USA’ jeans, made by Japan

Masaji Kaihata
President of Caitac Corp.

The Worldfolio speaks with Masaji Kaihata, President of Caitac Corp., about his company’s... May 28, 2018

‘We are looking for some solid partners in order to further expand our medical business’

Nobukazu Suzuki
President of the ASTI Corporation

Nobukazu Suzuki, President of the ASTI Corporation, discusses his firms work in micro needle... May 17, 2018

A century of shipbuilding

Takao Kawamoto

An interview with Takao Kawamoto of shipbuilding firm, Tsuneishi Group.


May 16, 2018

Systems on Silicon Manufacturing Company

Chief Executive Officer

The Worldfolio speaks to Mr. Jagadish CV, Chief Executive Officer of Systems on Silicon... May 16, 2018

‘We have always strived to create a prosperous world through construction projects’

President of Hitachi Zosen

We speak with President of Hitachi Zosen, Takashi Tanisho, about the superiority of Japanese... May 09, 2018

Building innovation

Kan Kudo
President & CEO of Kobelco Engineered Construction Materials Co., Ltd.

The Worldfoilo sits down with Kan Kudo to discuss disaster prevention building construction... Apr 11, 2018

Quality and innovation: the proof is in the paper

Yasuhiro Miki
President of Awa Paper & Technological Company

The Worldfolio sits down with Yasuhiro Miki to discuss his company’s century-long... Apr 05, 2018

Higashi Nippon International University looks to welcome more international students

Sakuji Yoshimura
President of the Higashi Nippon International University

Sakuji Yoshimura speaks about the internationalization of Japanese education, and the courses... Apr 04, 2018

Forging success

Koichi Sakaguchi
President of Ohmi Press Works and Forging

An interview with Koichi Sakaguchi, President of forging company Ohmi Press Works and Forging.


Mar 23, 2018

‘The ability to communicate within different contexts is crucial to the development of Japanese education’

Yoshimasa Hayashi
Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science & Technology

Japan is trying to internationalize and adapt to a more globalized world, and crucial to... Mar 22, 2018

‘Japanese investment is an investment of quality’

H.E. Sontirat Sontijirawong
Minister of Commerce of Thailand

The Worldfolio sits down with Thailand’s Minister of Commerce Sontirat Sontijirawong... Mar 20, 2018

Thailand aims to become aviation hub for high-flying Asia-Pacific region

Mrs. Usanee Sangsingkeo
Acting President of Thai Airways

Mrs. Usanee Sangsingkeo, Acting President of Thai Airways, discusses the phenomenal growth... Mar 20, 2018

A pioneer of next generation materials

Mr. Shinji Goto
President of Nippon Tungsten Co., Ltd.

Since its foundation in 1931, Nippon Tungsten Co., Ltd. has been supporting the advanced... Mar 13, 2018

‘Our products have great performance unmatched by our competitors’

Mr. Norio Okubo
President of Ohishi Sangyo

Mr. Norio Okubo, president of packaging company Ohishi Sangyo discusses his company’s... Mar 13, 2018



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