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ASIA-PACIFIC NEWS

Revolutionary materials made in Japan


Japanese companies like Komatsu Seiren are developing innovative materials such as ‘GreenBiz’

Textiles and chemical companies develop next generation materials that aim to promote a more sustainable future

Apr 27, 2017

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Japan



A New Focus of Tourism

Unveiling Japan


Ryoichi Matsuyama, President, Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO)

Tackling stereotypes in the tourism sector

Apr 24, 2017

Tourism & Culture | Asia-Pacific | Japan


U.S.-Japan Relations

A new phase in U.S.-Japan relations




With a 30% share of FDI in the world’s third largest economy, the U.S. stands for Japan’s top investor. After months of “hard talk”... Apr 20, 2017

Government | Asia-Pacific | Japan


Indonesian Infrastructure Expansion

SOEs increase capacity to accelerate infrastructure development


PT PP President Director, Ir. Tumiyana (center left, blue shirt) with President Joko Widodo (center right)

SOEs such as PT PP will be critical to realizing Indonesia’s infrastructure ambitions. The company has ambitions beyond this, with plans to become... Apr 18, 2017

Infrastructure | Asia-Pacific | Indonesia



Japan in Africa

Japan looks to grow its presence across Africa


An increasing number of Japanese companies are venturing into Africa

Between 2016 and 2018, Japan has pledged to invest $30 billion in Africa’s development, as it bids to join the likes of China and the US in the... Apr 11, 2017

Tourism & Culture | Government | Asia-Pacific | Japan


Made in Japan

Japanese brands aim to export unrivaled quality




Japanese firms take great pride in what they create and enjoy a loyal domestic customer base. A weaker yen has created an opportunity for Japanese manufacturers... Mar 24, 2017

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Japan


Innovation South Korea

South Korea rides new wave of creativity and innovation


Left: Dr Jeong-Sun Seo, President of KoreaBio and Chairman of Macrogen. Center: Yoo Jeong-bok, Mayor of Incheon. Right: Hur In, CEO, SAMOOCM

Ranked as the world’s top innovator in the 2015 Bloomberg Innovation Index, South Korea is investing heavily in R&D as it looks to nurture... Mar 10, 2017

Science & Technology | Asia-Pacific | South Korea



Indonesia business reform

Taking care of business


President Joko Widodo (Photo Credit: IMO)

Government-led deregulation, attractive economic policies and an infrastructure boom is making investment in South-East Asia great again

Mar 07, 2017

Government | Asia-Pacific | Indonesia


Industrial Transformation

The robotics solution


RBI’s Maholo performs experiments previously done by humans using the same laboratory equipment, rotating around seven axes

Japanese industrial robots have been transforming the way industries work and operate, leading to enhanced efficiency and providing a remedy for a declining... Jan 31, 2017

Science & Technology | Asia-Pacific | Japan


Greentech building Japan

Sekisui House: Building by example with zero-energy housing




Leading the greentech building revolution is Japanese firm Sekisui House, the world’s number one constructor of zero-energy houses, whose CEO... Jan 27, 2017

Infrastructure | Asia-Pacific | Japan



Hi-Tech Revolution

New technologies drive efficiency in manufacturing sector




Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hopes that a new technology-driven industrial revolution will underpin a massive expansion of his country’s economy

Jan 24, 2017

Science & Technology | Asia-Pacific | Japan


Indonesia

10 Priority Destinations




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

Dec 06, 2016

Tourism & Culture | Asia-Pacific | Indonesia


Smartphone-based advertising agency is revolutionizing the Asian market

Haruhisa Okamura
President and Founder Adways Inc.

With more than 10 years’ experience, Adways is providing customized campaigns for... Apr 18, 2017


A three-point plan for ICT

Secretary Rodolfo A. Salalima
Department of ICT of the Republic of The Philippines

Secretary Rodolfo A. Salalima of the Department of ICT says the government has three priority... Apr 17, 2017


An authentic Japanese experience that will contribute to regional revitalization

Yoshihiro Murai Governor Miyagi Prefecture
Governor of Miyagi Prefecture

The largest majority of the 24 million tourists that came to Japan in 2016 visited Tokyo,... Apr 12, 2017


HORIBA champions ‘the Kyoto way’

Atsushi Horiba
President of Horiba

“What sets us apart is our willingness to adopt new technology that no other company... Apr 07, 2017


New applications developed for ostrich antibody technology

Osamu Maeda
Zeal President and CEO

With less than 7 years of history, Zeal Cosmetics has developed not just a good range of... Mar 21, 2017


Recycling: an art Japanese society is very good at

Mr. Hideki Hashira
President of Daiseki

By recycling 90% of the waste managed, Daiseki has built a business model that is not just... Mar 15, 2017


How to reach the major tourists spots from Kansai International Airport

Teruhiko Achikita
President & CEO of Nankai Electric Railway Co., Ltd

With over 50% of all Japan’s national treasures, the Kansai area is increasing the... Mar 10, 2017


Research on sleep quality at the core of innovation for Airweave

Mr. Motokuni Takaoka
Founder & CEO of Airweave Inc.

Seeking for differentiation in a tough market, Airweave found an angle difficult to tackle.... Mar 10, 2017


A total lifestyle company provides an innovative approach to curb the challenge of the aging population

Masaaki Yoshida
President of Renaissance Inc.

From fitness and sports clubs to SPAs and health management for corporations, Renaissance... Mar 07, 2017


New global electronics trading giant to unleash the full potential of IoT and AI

Mr. Takashi Ishibashi
Corporate Executive Vice President of Tomen Electronics

Nexty Electronics, the new company resulting from the merger between Tomen Electronics and... Feb 28, 2017


Keihan Holdings diversifies its business portfolio to develop the unforgettable tourist experience

Yoshifumi Kato
President of Keihan Holdings

"Tourism is an essential factor for the growth of our country,” affirms Yoshifumi... Feb 28, 2017


The simplest way to navigate the most exquisite cuisine in Japan

Mr. Hisao Taki
Chairman of Gurunavi

With over 200 restaurants holding at least 1 Michelin star, Tokyo, the culinary capital... Feb 27, 2017


Nittoku Engineering targets the U.S. EV motors market with its unmatched coil-winding technology

Nobushige Kondo
President of Nittoku Engineering

Know-how, innovation and forward-looking thinking are three concepts at the core of the... Feb 27, 2017


Taking personal navigation to new heights

Dr. Keisuke Onishi
President & CEO of Navitime Japan

Beyond Google maps and Apple maps, Navitime offers a comprehensive service that allows you... Feb 20, 2017


Revolutionizing the food industry

Mr. Junji Torigoe
President of Sagamiya Foods Co., Ltd.

Japan is leading key developments in the global food processing industry, and Sagamiya Foods... Feb 20, 2017


Yokogawa Electric pioneers innovative AI and AR solutions to industrial automation and control

Mr. Takashi Nishijima
President & CEO Yokogawa Electric Corporation

The deregulation of the energy market has opened new opportunities for Yokogawa Electric.... Feb 17, 2017


West Group at the forefront of the green revolution

Mr. Takashi Kikkawa
Chairman and Representative Director of West Group

After years of being a “salary man”, Mr. Takashi Kikkawa decided to go it alone... Feb 16, 2017


HAL Laboratory bets on unique attention to details and customers’ happiness to be at the forefront of the dynamic gaming industry

Mr. Masayoshi Tanimura
Chairman and CEO HAL Laboratory

In an interview with United World, Mr. Masayoshi Tanimura, Chairman and CEO of HAL Laboratory,... Feb 10, 2017


LINE shapes the smart communication portal of the future pioneering AI

Takeshi Idezawa
CEO of LINE

LINE is the operator of Japan's most popular messaging service. In an interview with... Feb 01, 2017


Riken Corp: will to innovate remains key component of industrial leader’s future drive

Mr. Noritada Okano
Chairman and CEO of Riken Corporation

One of the world’s leading piston ring makers, synonymous with technological advancement,... Jan 31, 2017


Pigeon expands in the US with Lansinoh pioneering IoT

Shigeru Yamashita
President of Pigeon

Last fiscal year Pigeon recorded a 21.3% ROE. With already a high domestic market share... Jan 30, 2017



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