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The Japan Sake and Shochu Makers Association
============================================== 【Press Invitation】 Press Event: Honkaku Shochu & Awamori Trends FOODEX Japan 2019 A press event will be held for foreign media, so please join! ============================================== The Japan Sake and Shochu Makers Association will have a booth at FOODEX Japan 2019, an international food and beverage exhibition, whi...
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The National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)
I. GRIPS Roundtable Pioneering Across Borders: Venture Opportunities and Challenges for Disruptive Inclusive Innovation Addressing Sustainable Development Goals 1. Abstract By pioneering technological and business frontiers, venture innovators are at the forefront of disruptively achieving “more for less for more.” The purpose of the roundtable discussion with ventu...
MANGA ART HOTEL, TOKYO
In February 2019, dot inc. is scheduled to open MANGA ART HOTEL, TOKYO, a hostel based on the theme “Sleepless Hotel” which provides its guests with an overnight experience enjoy art through manga. website: https://mangaarthotel.com As we approach 2020 when Japan and Tokyo will be attracting the entire world’s attention, we are opening “MANGA ART HOTEL, TOKYO", a place to provide a n...
Nara Prefectural Government
<For the Media> The Asia Cosmopolitan Awards NARA FORUM 2019 International Awards Recognizing Individuals and Organizations that Have Made Excellent Contributions in Cultural and Economic Fields in East Asia The 4th Award Ceremony and Commemorative Forum to be Held in Nara Prefecture ■Forum Name: The Asia Cosmopolitan Awards NARA FORUM 2019 (For the latest pro...
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For Media Members Shimizu Corporation is employing the Shimz Smart Site, next-generation production system, for construction at the job site for the karaksa hotel grande Shin-Osaka Tower, a high-rise hotel being built in Shin-Osaka. Multiple robots are being used to handle part of the work in collaboration with workers. Three types of robots have been introduced at the site: Robo-C...
The Shizuoka Prefectural Office is going to carry out the release of ‘Shizuoka Culture’, ’Shizuoka Craftsmanship’ and ‘Shizuoka Cuisine’ in Paris, in accordance with “Japonismes 2018”, commemorates the 160 years of friendship between Japan and France. The theme of the project is “Mt. Fuji and Tokaido (an old route connecting Edo to Kyoto)”. A variety of attractions will be presented. J...
National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES)
Announcing the Publication of NIES Annual Report 2018 NIES Editorial Board Office (Planning Office, Environmental Information Department) 1. Overview NIES Annual Report 2018 is the official record of activities at the National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES) in Fiscal Year 2017 (FY 2017: April 2017 to March 2018), and introduces our institute and its research outc...
Schedule: November 23rd (Fri., national holiday), – November 25th (Sun.), 2018 Venue: Nerima Citizens Industrial Plaza in Coconeri（１－１７－１, Nerima, Tokyo）, Heisei Tsutsuji Park (Azalea Park) （１－１７－６, Nerima, Tokyo）and other sites URL: https://www.city.nerima.tokyo.jp/kankomoyoshi/nogyo/summitENG.html In November 2019, we host the Urban Agriculture World Summit, so that...
*This tour is for foreign press only. *This tour is planned and operated by Chiba Prefecture, with the FPCJ providing assistance with registration. Chiba Prefecture will be holding a tour for the foreign press to introduce new efforts in Makuhari New City. Makuhari is a district in Chiba Prefecture made by reclaiming land from Tokyo Bay, and seven events will be held ...
Oita Prefecture is located in Japan’s “gateway to Asia,” northeast Kyushu, and is an attractive region blessed with plentiful tourism resources. Even with Japan as a whole being famous for its hot springs, Oita is known as the No. 1 hot springs prefecture in Japan, with the most spring sources and highest flow volume in the country. Last year, 7.35 million people stayed overnight in Oita, of w...
25th Anniversary of Sister City Relations between Kobe and Barcelona PR Video of Kobe from Andres Iniesta! Kobe and Barcelona signed an agreement to become sister cities in 1993, and have since conducted many exchange activities in culture, music and sports. This year marks the 25th anniversary of our sister city relationship. To commemorate this anniversary, we produced a PR...