2016 Economist Japan Summit: Future Works

Published on December 7th, 2016

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.

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Podcast: Best of Japan Gourmet Tour: The Nihonbashi Sakura Festival 2017 (Part 3) Published on March 22nd, 2017
Japan is famous not only for its cherry blossoms, but also for its food. We explore Coredo Muromachi and the Nihonbashi area as we go on a virtual version of The Best of Japan Gourmet Tour, part of the Nihonbashi Sakura Festival.
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A wealth of history: Shimane Prefecture Published on March 16th, 2017

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.

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Podcast: Sakura Arts & Crafts: The Nihonbashi Sakura Festival 2017 (Part 2) Published on March 15th, 2017

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.

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Mitsubishi Estate: Office Spaces in Marunouchi Published on March 13th, 2017

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.

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Podcast: Celebrating Sakura: The Nihonbashi Sakura Festival 2017 (Part 1) Published on March 8th, 2017

Japan is famous for its cherry blossom trees, and the Nihonbashi Sakura Festival offers an incredible immersion in what is perhaps Japan’s most anticipated time of year. We explore the music, dance, and games that await you.