Sunday, Feb 26, 2017
ASIA-PACIFIC NEWS

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



Minister of Tourism 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... Dec 06, 2016

Tourism & Culture | Asia-Pacific | Indonesia


Cutting-Edge R&D

Japan strives for innovation


Many of Japan’s research projects aim at tackling climate change and reducing global dependence on fossil fuels

It might for now trail California’s Silicon Valley as the world’s leading high technology research and development hub, but Japan is starting... Nov 25, 2016

Science & Technology | Asia-Pacific | Japan


Innovation & Enterprise

High hopes for a high-tech nation


Tokyo is on the path to regaining its status as Asia’s most innovative and dynamic city, driven by companies like Softbank

Japanese officials say the country is experiencing an innovation rebirth that will be showcased at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020, while an improving business... Oct 25, 2016

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Japan



Toys & Entertainment

Land of entertainment reinvents itself with innovation and global phenomena


Michihiro Maeda, President, Epoch Co., Ltd.

In the face of having an aging population, Japan’s toy industry has managed to not only transition into a new era of entertainment, but also increase... Oct 20, 2016

Others | Asia-Pacific | Japan


2017: Visit Maharashtra Year

Tourism prioritized in Maharashtra




The year 2017 will be known as “Visit Maharashtra Year” in the Indian government’s latest push to promote the state as the place of... Oct 16, 2016

Tourism & Culture | Asia-Pacific | India


Diversity in Energy

The quest for the right power mix sparks surge in green energy potential


Left: Keizo Morikawa, President, RD & CEO, Cosmo Energy Holdings Co., Ltd. / Right: Akira Nagai, President & CEO, Harmonic Drive Systems Inc.

Top Japanese companies are now distancing themselves from their country’s over-reliance on nuclear power generation to focus on safer, economically... Oct 15, 2016

Energy | Asia-Pacific | Japan



Japan's Economic Renaissance

Reinventing Growth




Challenged on multiple fronts, the rising sun empire is working to reinvent itself–driven by a leader who wants to prove his country’s economic... Oct 12, 2016

Government | Asia-Pacific | Japan


Networking Entrepreneurs

DMM.Africa sponsors Startup Weekend Tokyo on Africa


Seattle-based Startup Weekend meets DMM.Africa to promote innovation and build new business connections between Africa and Japan

Three months after the African Business Idea Cup (ABIC) 2016 was held in five countries in Africa, DMM.Africa is sponsoring Startup Weekend Tokyo on... Oct 05, 2016

Services | Asia-Pacific | Japan


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


Nihon M&A leverages on SMEs’ know-how, R&D, and technology to unleash their potential and support their global expansion

Mr. Suguru Miyake
President of Nihon M&A

In an interview with The Worldfolio, Mr. Suguru Miyake, President of Nihon M&A, explains... Jan 30, 2017


Enhancing the global food culture

Mr. Tsuneyuki Minami
President of Nantsune Co., Ltd.

Japanese technologies are finding new frontiers to increase our living standards. Osaka-based... Jan 26, 2017


Kanamoto, the “machinery convenience store” of Japan

Mr. Kanchu Kanamoto
Chairman of Kanamoto Co., Ltd.

In an interview with United World, Mr. Kanchu Kanamoto, Chairman of Kanamoto, underlines... Jan 18, 2017


Kagoshima: Japan's door to modernization

Mr. Yoshitaro Iwasaki
President & CEO of Iwasaki Group

A prefecture in the south of the country treasures history and natural beauty. Its capital,... Jan 17, 2017


Kaneka to become a ¥1 trillion company by 2020 leveraging on R&D and global expansion

Dr. Mamoru Kadokura
President of Kaneka

In an interview with United World, Dr. Mamoru Kadokura, President of Kaneka, describes... Jan 16, 2017


Suruga Bank records highest revenue despite negative interest rates

Mitsuyoshi Okano
President &CEO of Suruga Bank

In an interview with United World, Mr. Mitsuyoshi Okano, President of Suruga Bank, explains the unique... Jan 11, 2017


Customer satisfaction is our top priority

Mr. Daisuke Murata
President & CEO Daisuke Murata

President & CEO Daisuke Murata talks with The Worldfolio about Muratec’s new developments,... Jan 09, 2017


The best eco-friendly transmission system on the market

Teruaki Nakatsuka
President & CEO of JATCO

JATCO accounted for 41% of global continuous variable transmission (CVT) production last... Dec 20, 2016


Space agency raises international competitiveness of commercial partners

Dr Naoki Okumura
President of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

The commercialization of JAXA’s in-house developed technologies from its R&D holds... Dec 16, 2016


Automation promises big opportunities for quality software

Fujio Tahara
President of Computer Engineering & Consulting

Fast, precise, and high quality manufacturing and production, for which Japan is renowned,... Dec 16, 2016


Leasing experts maximize local know-how

Yasunori Tsujita
President & CEO of Fuyo General Lease Co., Ltd.

Particularly specializing in aircraft, ICT and real estate leasing, President & CEO... Dec 15, 2016


Shinkansen: the backbone of the Japanese economy

Koei Tsuge
President of Central Japan Railway Company

An outstanding safety, reliability and performance record has made Japan’s high-speed... Dec 13, 2016


Innovative rail group keeps growth on track

Masaki Ogata
Vice Chairman of the East Japan Railway Company

Focused on innovation, energy efficiency, ICT, speed and above all safety in Japan’s... Dec 13, 2016


Agora rebrands Japanese hospitality

Aya Aso
President & CEO of Agora Hospitalities

Offering a diverse collection of hotels spanning traditional ryokan to full-featured resorts,... Dec 09, 2016



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