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Although the sights of Tokyo and Kyoto are well known to visitors of Japan, few have explored the very heart of the country, Gunma.
With impressive natural sights such as the Fukiware Falls and Mount Tanigawa, the quaint village of Takumi no Sato, delicious cuisine ranging from soba noodles to tonkatsu fried pork cutlets, an abundance of onsen hot springs, and much, much more, experience a whole new side of Japan in Gunma. Watch this video and get a sample of what awaits you on your next adventure.
Because palm oil features in many everyday goods, it’s easy to overlook the harm its production can cause the planet. Putting sustainable cultivation first, though, is Daabon Organic Japan Co., Ltd. The firm’s Manuel A. Davila tells BIJ.TV about demand for the edible vegetable oil in Japan, its global value, and limiting its impact on land and animals.
To stay productive and economically relevant in a changing world, Japan must adapt. On October 21, more than 180 executives from business, government, and academia gathered in Tokyo to discuss how to modernise Japan’s corporate culture. From diversification and women in the workplace to the skills and creativity needed to succeed in the global economy, the summit offered covered many key issues.
The voices of women in business are growing louder in Japan, and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has thrown his weight behind this with his “womenomics” agenda. But how far are initiatives to empower women actually being implemented?
From the moment you leave Izumo Airport in Shimane Prefecture, there is a wealth of history to see, feel and experience. From the Okuizumo Museum of Tatara Iron-making and Japanese Swords, the Itohara Memorial, and the spectacular scenery, to the Yushien Garden and Matsue Castle, there is so much to discover and learn. Watch this video to learn about what features Shimane Prefecture has to offer.
The beauty of sakura season inspires our creative side. Origami is well-known outside of Japan, but there are many other wonderful Japanese crafts. We explore the wide range of hands-on artistic expression offered at the Nihonbashi Sakura Festival.
Whether they are a fintech start-up, a blue-chip corporate giant, or a transplanted Silicon Valley venture, internationally minded companies have discovered that Marunouchi is the place to put down their Japan roots. Here’s why the area is attracting global talent.