Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019

Modulex, Japan

Shedding the Light on “Japan’s Monozukuri”

It is not the strongest of the companies that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.


Apr 01, 2019

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Japan

R&D in Japan

Japan Inc. boosting R&D spending to put itself ahead of the curve

With Japanese companies across the board expanding their budgets for R&D, the Land of the Rising Sun is ready to rise again, developing products... Jan 15, 2019

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Japan

SG Connect, Singapore

SGConnect: “Building Tomorrow, Connecting Today”

Smart Growth, Symbiotic Growth and Sustainable Growth are the goals of the SGConnect legacy project aimed at ensuring that the region’s cities... Nov 19, 2018

Government | Asia-Pacific | Singapore

Education in Singapore

Education pioneers talent development & industry 4.0 economy

As Singapore proceeds on its Future Economy journey, facing technological disruption, equipping students with essential skills plays an essential role.


Nov 16, 2018

Education | Asia-Pacific | Singapore

Keppel Urban Solutions

Sustaining Growth, Empowering Lives and Nurturing Communities

In the 53 years since its independence, Singapore’s transformation has been nothing short of miraculous. Today, it is the world’s fourth-largest... Nov 15, 2018

Infrastructure | Asia-Pacific | Singapore

Banking, Singapore

ASEAN’S economic growth increases demand for financing

UOB launched its locally-incorporated subsidiary in Vietnam in August 2018, the first Singapore bank to do so, reaffirming its commitment to supporting the country’s economic growth.

Singapore’s financial service providers are buttressing ASEAN’s development, helping companies internationalize through cross-border financing... Nov 14, 2018

Finance | Asia-Pacific | Singapore

Industry 4.0, Singapore

Manufacturers capitalize on Industry 4.0 to boost productivity

The manufacturing sector will adopt IoT, robotics, AI and AR among a suite of technologies that will transform business and enable long-term growth.


Nov 14, 2018

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Singapore

Value-creation economy, Singapore

City-state takes innovative steps towards value creation economy

With increasing ASEAN integration creating further potential for growth, and the government emphasizing value creation as one of the key pillars of... Nov 14, 2018

Government | Asia-Pacific | Singapore

Digitalization in Shipping

Digital innovations to spur transformation of maritime and logistics sectors

Singapore is at the forefront of digital technologies and infrastructure in the shipping industry that will help to improve efficiency and productivity.


Nov 14, 2018

Transport | Asia-Pacific | Singapore

Smart Cities, Singapore

Singapore sets the gold standard for Asian smart cities

Having built on existing advantages due to its size, organization and political structure, Singapore’s commitment to create a leading economy... Nov 14, 2018

Real Estate | Asia-Pacific | Singapore

Chemicals, Singapore

Chemicals backbone of ASEAN industry

Singapore is fifth largest refinery export hub, despite having no natural resources.


Nov 14, 2018

Energy | Asia-Pacific | Singapore

Banking, Singapore

Foreign banks find a base in Singapore

Strategically located to serve the fast-growing Asia Pacific region, Singapore’s well-established business infrastructure, global connectivity... Nov 14, 2018

Finance | Asia-Pacific | Singapore

Pigeon: At the forefront of infant health and nutrition

Norimasa Kitazawa

The Worldfolio sits down with Norimasa Kitazawa, President of Pigeon Corporation, to talk... Jun 07, 2019

Innovations for the next century

Mr. Kazunari Shozen
President & Chief Executive Officer of CENTURY CORPORATION

In this interview for the Worldfolio, Mr. Kazunari Shozen, President and Chief Executive... Jun 05, 2019

‘Helping our Client’s Ideal become a Reality’

Mr. Takatoshi Ito
President of Es-Con Japan Ltd

In this interview for the Worldfolio, Mr. Takatoshi Ito, President of Es-Con Japan Ltd,... Jun 03, 2019

Bringing Next Generation Firefighting Equipment To Asia and Beyond

Mr Kazuhiro Hatsuta
President of Hatsuta Seisakusho Co., Ltd.

In this interview for the Worldfolio, Mr. Kazuhiro Hatsuta, President of Hatsuta Seisakusho,... May 31, 2019

A Decade of Landmark Projects


In this interview for the Worldfolio, Mr. Yuji Okuma, President of Tokyu Land Corporation,... May 30, 2019

Marimo: bringing high-quality Japanese condos to the Asian market

Mr. Makoto Fukagawa
President of MARIMO GROUP

One of Japan’s leading condominium developers, Marimo is delivering affluent and comfortable... May 29, 2019

Grasping the opportunities brought about by Japan’s touristic boom

Hisashi Furukawa
President of Japan Hotel REIT Advisors Co., Ltd.

With more than 40 million travellers expected to visit the country in 2020, Japan’s... May 24, 2019

Bringing integrated facility management services to South East Asia

Ryusei Kajiyama

In this interview for the Worldfolio, Mr. Ryusei Kajiyama, President of Biken Techno Corp.,... Apr 25, 2019

On track to become the most competitive fiduciary in the world

Yoshio Hishida, President & CEO , Mototsugu Oota, Head of REIT Team and Masumi Ishida, Chief Fund Manager

On October 1 2018, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management (SMTAM) integrated the... Apr 25, 2019

The Power Behind the Battery

Hideki Shoji
President & CEO of TOYO SYSTEM CO., LTD.

In this interview for the Worldfolio, Mr. Hideki Shoji, President of Toyo-System, discusses... Apr 11, 2019

How To ‘Create The Impossible?’

Akihiro Nikkaku

In this interview for the Worldfolio, Akihiro Nikkaku, President of Toray Industries, delivers... Apr 08, 2019

The (Delicious) Okonomiyaki Mission

Naoyoshi Sasaki
President of Otafuku

In this interview for the Worldfolio, Naoyoshi Sasaki, President of Japan’s beloved... Apr 08, 2019

Shedding the Light on “Japan’s Monozukuri”

Mr. Goro Terumichi
Group C.E.O. of MODULEX Inc.

In this interview for the Worldfolio, Mr. Goro Terumichi, Group CEO of ModuleX Inc., delivers... Apr 08, 2019

JESCO: Building excellence

Toshihiro Matsumoto
Chairman and Representative Director & CEO of JESCO Holdings, Inc.

Toshihiro Matsumoto of Japanese construction firm JESCO discusses its venture into Vietnam,... Apr 06, 2019

‘Always challenge something new’: The key to success.

Kanzo Shimizu

Nichiei Kakoh Co Ltd manufactures a wide range of laminating  and PSA film-tack products... Apr 04, 2019

The 'AUTO GATE'; an invention to protect our world.

Hoshino Mikihiro
President and Representative Director of ASAHI INOVEX CORP.

The ‘Auto Gate’ is Asahi Inovex’s solution to protect cities from flooding... Apr 02, 2019

High-rising opportunities in Japanese real estate

Mr. Toshiyuki Sonobe

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Toshiyuki Sonobe of Daibiru Corporation discusses... Mar 06, 2019

Helping Asia advance at bullet speed

Naoto Miyashita
President and Representative Director of J-TREC (JAPAN TRANSPORT ENGINEERING COMPANY)

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Naoto Miyashita discusses how Japan will expand exports... Feb 28, 2019

Cut from a different mold

Mr. Kohei Hori
President of Sanwa Shoko Co., Ltd.

Sanwa Shoko manufactures washing, welding and polishing machines used in the maintenance... Feb 21, 2019

‘The Only One’ company in clutch manufacturing

Yasuhiro Ogura
President of Ogura Clutch Co., Ltd.

Yashuhiro Ogura, President of Ogura Clutch, the world’s largest manufacturer of electromagnetic... Feb 15, 2019

Masters of Monozukuri

Mr. Naoki Hori
President of Yamashina Corporation

Yamashina Corporation manufactures a wide range of fasteners, bolts, screws, pins, resin,... Feb 14, 2019



The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

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Tohoku University

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Sankyo Tateyama, Inc.

Vision/Mission “Creating New Value and Contributing...



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