REGIONAL

Memorial service set for 17 Missouri duck boat accident victims, including nine from one family

via The Japan Times    Jul 23, 2018

APA memorial service is scheduled for the people killed when a tourist boat sank in a Missouri lake. The service will be held Sunday afternoon ...

Texas-Japan Summit: Innovating regional relationships

By Irene Hirano Inouye, President of the U.S.-Japan Council
-    Apr 10, 2018

For its second regional summit, the U.S.-Japan Council selected Texas for its venue because the state has remained a leading destination for foreig...

Business opportunities in Latin America for Japanese companies

By Javier A. Mazon
-    Mar 26, 2018

Thanks to Texas' proximity to the emerging markets of Central and South America, several major Japanese companies with significant investments in L...

BUSINESS

Oregon wildfires crush hopes of wheat farmers during bumper harvest

via The Japan Times    Jul 20, 2018

Farmers rushed to save their livelihoods as a wildfire roared through vast Oregon wheat fields Thursday and crushed their hopes at the peak of what...

It's time to turn manufacturing on its head

By Tony Richards, President and CEO of Impact Dakota
-    Apr 24, 2018

The leader of a major business group in North Dakota has issued a call for government and industries to break away from long-held notions about eco...

An American SME enjoys success in Japan with a start-up distributor

By Doug Taeckens, CEO of Pace Solutions
-    Apr 04, 2018

As Japan is a very complex market, some American companies have found it hard to succeed in the country without a partner that has in-depth knowled...

CULTURE & TRAVEL

Speak Japanese like a biker punk from the future with ‘Akira’

By Matt Schley
- via The Japan Times    Jul 11, 2018

Those looking to give their Japanese a bit of biker edge could do worse than take in a screening of the classic sci-fi anime "Akira."

Japanese-style hospitality at the heart of Eurasia

By Francis Pacheco
-    Aug 28, 2017

Located at the heart of Kazakhstan's financial and cultural center, Rixos Almaty takes in pride in how its own brand of service and makes sure that...

DEN: The airport of the future has arrived

   Jun 07, 2016

Denver International Airport celebrated a milestone last year with the opening of a Westin hotel connected to its iconic Jeppesen Terminal.

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U.S. Great Lakes 2018

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Relations between the United States and Japan are at an all-time high. While most coverage is given to Japan’s ties to the East and West coasts, the U.S. Midwest has remained a major participant in strengthening that relationship. A clear sign of that commitment was evident during the annual U.S. Midwest -Japan Conference held in Tokyo last September. “This time, as many as five governors participated in the Midwest US-Japan Conference and for the first time in the history of this conference, the prime minister of Japan received the governors from the Midwest. That was a clear ...
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As Japan deals with an ageing population and finds itself in the midst of a fourth industrial revolution, the country’s universities, as core stakeholders in fostering human resources and driving innovation, are asked to play important roles in strengthening our society. To face the challenges of the future, the Japanese government formulated the Japan Revitalization Strategy in 2013, launched the Top Global University Project, and set to double the numbers of both inbound and outbound student exchanges. Yoshimasa Hayashi, Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science an...
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