Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017

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

Japanese Manufacturing

At the forefront of green manufacturing

Takashi Matsuoka, President, Doshisha University

International agreements to reduce CO2 emissions due to climate change, stringent environmental regulation, and growing demand from consumers for energy... Aug 17, 2017

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Japan


The future of productivity and growth in the semiconductor industry passes by automation

Yoshiyuki Fujishiro, President and CEO, RORZE Corp.

By implementing the right automatic systems, manufacturers can improve their factories’ productivity by more than 20 percent

Aug 14, 2017

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Japan

Japanese Robotics

Rise of the robots

Smart machines save employment, increase productivity and enhance reliability. Welcome to the future.

Aug 10, 2017

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Japan

Japanese Technology

Innovation behind the scenes

Real innovation might be where you least expect it

Aug 08, 2017

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Japan

Japan Autoindustry

Riken drives performance with its cutting-edge and cultivated technology

Noritada Okano, Chairman and CEO, Riken Corp.

The autoparts maker, whose advanced piston rings can be found in cars around the world, has developed a diverse portfolio of groundbreaking technologies... Aug 04, 2017

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Japan

Japan Inc. Goes Global

Shrinking domestic market pushes Japan Inc. abroad

Kunio Otani, President, Nichirei

Every challenge also brings opportunity: Japan’s aging population and shrinking domestic market urges Japanese firms to innovate and expand overseas... Aug 02, 2017

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Japan

The New Japan

The Rebirth of Japan Inc.

Thanks to a strong showing from exporters, Japan has racked up five quarters of uninterrupted economic expansion; its best run since 2006. Its highly-specialized... Jul 31, 2017

Finance | Asia-Pacific | Japan

Invest in Bandung, Indonesia

Technology, creative economy drive Bandung’s growth

A central part of any smart city, Bandung has its own technologically advanced command center

The capital of West Java and traditional center of the Sundanese people, Bandung is the country’s most dynamic and open-minded technology hub

Jul 28, 2017

Government | Asia-Pacific | Indonesia

Taking The Lead

A prototype of policies to curb social challenges common in Western societies

By the middle of the 21st century the number of Japanese over the age of 80 will outnumber those aged 16 or under

From the economic miracle to more than 20 years characterized by a stagnant economy and aging population, Japan is undergoing a deep socio-economic... Jul 27, 2017

Finance | Asia-Pacific | Japan

Contributing to the people of the world with agro-technology and sincerity

Mr. Akihei Mori
President of OAT Agrio

OAT Agrio is a young agro-chemical company with a long history stretching back to the 1950s.... Aug 09, 2017

Made in America – Made by Nissei

Hozumi Yoda
President of Nissei Plastic Industrial Co., Ltd.

Hozumi Yoda, President of Nissei Plastic Industrial, sits down with United World to talk... Aug 08, 2017

Unveiling the many faces of a beautiful country

Yoshio Horigome
President of Alpico Group

Yoshio Horigome, president of Alpico Group, discusses the merits of Japan as a tourism destination,... Aug 08, 2017

From Tokyo’s pulsing heart, Shibuya, to Manhattan: TLC eyes global expansion

Hitoshi Uemura
Vice Chairman of Tokyu Land Corporation

With a diversified portfolio of services, Tokyu Land Corporation–one of the leading... Aug 07, 2017

Healthy – Balanced – Better

Yoshisato Kikuchi
President of Tiger Corporation

Tiger Corporation is a Japanese manufacturer of rice cookers, stainless steel beverage bottles,... Aug 03, 2017

Beyond Sports Every Day

Yuji Saeki
President & CEO of Mikasa

Japanese firm Mikasa produces the official games balls for the Olympic Games, as well as... Aug 02, 2017

A global company that produces locally

Soichi Inoue
Chairman & CEO INOAC Corporation

INOAC Corporation has grown from a manufacturer of bicycle tires and tubes to an international... Aug 01, 2017

‘We must always be one step ahead’

Yoshiharu Katsuta
President and Representative Director of Hitachi Maxell

Yoshiharu Katsuta, President and Representative Director of Hitachi Maxell, speaks to The... Jul 18, 2017

Discovering the Edo Period in Nikko

Ryoichi Yuki
President and Managing Director Edo Wonderland

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Ryoichi Yuki, President and Managing Director of... Jul 13, 2017

The 4th industrial revolution to transform the financial industry

Mr. Nobuo Kita
President of SIOS Technology

Founded in 1997, SIOS technology has acquired an expertise in the sale of software, system... Jul 13, 2017

When hardware meets software: The birth of smart manufacturing

Mr. Shoji Tada
President of Nippon Systemware (NSW)

In this interview for the Worldfolio, Mr. Shoji Tada, President of Nippon Systemware (NSW),... Jul 12, 2017

Japanese SMEs a symbol of excellence

Mr. Jun Yamaguchi
President of Tokuriki Honten

Between tradition and innovation, Tokuriki Honten Co., Ltd. has been thriving to deliver... Jul 11, 2017

Curing diseases through advanced technology

Mr. Hirokazu Ogino
President and COO of Nihon Kohden

Since 1951, Nihon Kohden has engaged in the medical electronic equipment business, delivering... Jul 10, 2017

Leading the precious metal business

Satoshi Ichiishi
Executive Managing Director of Tanaka Precious Metals

Tanaka Precious Metals, through its subsidiaries, manufactures, sells, imports, and exports... Jul 10, 2017

A sense for sensory technology

Mr. Hirokazu Nakajima
Chairman of Kodenshi

Since 1972, Japanese firm Kodenshi has been involved in the manufacturing and sales of optical... Jul 07, 2017

‘Culture of integrity and honesty’ behind Japanese company’s success

Mr. Wataru Mitsutake
President of Toa Koki

Established in 1944, Toa Koki is a Japanese company whose business activities span the shipbuilding,... Jul 07, 2017

‘For a company, diversification is the engine for growth’

Mr.Yasunori Tsujita
President & CEO of Fuyo General Lease

With 12 major subsidiaries, Fuyo General Lease (FGL) is a diversified Japanese company involved... Jul 05, 2017

Making a level-playing field

Mr. Alex Buenaventura
President and CEO of Landbank of the Philippines

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Alex Buenaventura, President and CEO of Landbank... Jul 03, 2017

‘More room for growth’ in Philippine banking industry

Cecilia C. Borromeo
President and CEO of the Development Bank of the Philippines (DPB)

Cecilia C. Borromeo, President and CEO of the Development Bank of the Philippines (DPB),... Jun 30, 2017

Leveraging on the Philippines investment potential

Mr. Guillermo M. Luz
Private Sector Chairman of National Competitive Council

Guillermo M. Luz, Private Sector Chairman of the Philippines’ National Competitive... Jun 29, 2017

Innovation behind the scenes

Satoshi Sawamura
President of ROHM Co., Ltd.

ROHM is a leader in the semi-conductor and component history. Through years of expertise... Jun 24, 2017



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