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FPCJ Sets Themes for Transmission of information

post date : 2017.01.12

January 2017


(1) World affairs and Japan

(2) Japanese economic recover

  (A society in which women shine)

(3) Regional revitalization

   (Declining birth rate and aging population)  (Multicultural coexistence)

(4) Innovation

(5) Post-disaster reconstruction and disaster prevention

(6) Japan as a tourism-oriented country

   (Food culture)  (Traditional culture)  (Pop culture)

(7) 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics



Major Events in 2017

January 1-  Antonio Guterres takes office as Secretary-General of the United Nations

January 20-  Donald Trump takes office as the President of the United States of America

February 3-  45th anniversary of the 1972 Sapporo Olympics

February 19-  45 years since the Asama-Sanso incident

March 11-  6th anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake

April 1-  30th anniversary of the establishment of Japan Railways

May 3-  70th anniversary of the enforcement of the Constitution of Japan

May 15-  45th anniversary of Okinawa handover

May 22-  5th anniversary of the opening of Tokyo Sky Tree

July 1-  20th anniversary of Hong Kong handover

July 4-  50th birthday of Licca doll

Fall 2017-  The 19th Congress of the Communist Party of China

December 30- 90th anniversary of the opening of the subway in Japan (Ginza line Ueno-Asakusa)



Gubernatorial Elections

Miyagi Prefecture

Akita Prefecture

Yamagata Prefecture

Ibaraki Prefecture

Chiba Prefecture

Gifu Prefecture

Shizuoka Prefecture

Hyogo Prefecture

Hiroshima Prefecture


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