Friday, Jun 23, 2017
TAG: JAPAN NEWS

Abe's Economic Policies

Abenomics: are the three arrows on target?


Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Abenomics

The first two arrows of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Abenomics strategy focused on giving the Japanese economy a short-term jolt. But many business... Jun 03, 2017

Finance | Asia-Pacific | Japan



Tourism in Japan

A land of surprises


Edo Wonderland, Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture

Discovering the hidden attractions in Japan, from ancient shrines to amusement parks

Jun 01, 2017

Tourism & Culture | Asia-Pacific | Japan


Japanese Innovation

The best connectivity in the world




Japan has built an ultra-efficient transport system, where the train reigns supreme. By further enhancing both internal and regional connectivity, the... May 31, 2017

Transport | Asia-Pacific | Japan


Japanese Innvation

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


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


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



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


Japan, driving the future of the Semiconductor industry through Automation

Mr. Yoshiyuki Fujishiro
President RORZE Co.

In this interview for The Worldfolio, Mr. Yoshiyuki Fujishiro -President of Rorze- delivers... Jun 13, 2017


Revitalizing the regions

Mr. Takashi Tsuchiya
President of Ogaki Kyoritsu Bank (OKB)

Takashi Tsuchiya, of regional-based Ogaki Kyoritsu Bank (OKB) speaks about Abenomics impact... Jun 09, 2017


Tailormade solutions and client-first approach

Mr. Koichi Ogata
President of Nitta Gelatin Inc.

Nitta Gelatin Inc., one of the world leaders in gelatin and collagen production, delivers... May 30, 2017


Transforming ICT to drive the construction industry

Mr. Christopher Liew
Vice President & Regional Executive Asia North of Bentley Systems

In this interview for the Worldfolio, Christopher Liew of Bentley Systems gives us his unique... May 22, 2017


Regional Banks in Japan are set for consolidation

Junji Ishii
President of North Pacific Bank

Mr. Ishii, President of North Pacific Bank shares his perspectives on how the regions are... May 19, 2017


‘Making something from nothing’

Mr. Kazuhiro Kashio
President of CASIO

In this interview for the Worldfolio, Mr. Kazuhiro Kashio, President of Casio, gives us... May 19, 2017


A leader in mercury waste management

Mr. Yasushi Fujiwara
President of NOMURA KOHSAN CO., LTD

Nomura Kohsan is engaged in the collection, transportation and disposal of municipal and... May 16, 2017


More than a creator of games, a maker of art

Mr. Owen Mahoney
President of NEXON

In this interview for the Worldfolio, Mr. Owen Mahoney, President of NEXON, shares with... May 09, 2017


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


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


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


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