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Chiho Iuchi

Chiho Iuchi is a writer covering classical music scenes in Japan. She has also been serving as a staff editor at The Japan Times mainly in charge of national day special supplements, in collaboration with more than 100 embassies in Japan, which has (hopefully) broadened her perspectives on music.

For Chiho Iuchi's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

20th women's conference looks to make history

Jul 22, 2015

20th women's conference looks to make history

Gender equality in the workforce is not a simple thing to achieve. Japan’s 1985 Equal Employment Opportunity Act requires employers to ensure equal treatment of men and women. However, working women in Japan have faced various obstacles that have limited their potential ability. That ...

Understanding importance of standardization

| Nov 4, 2014

Understanding importance of standardization

The increasing globalization of the world economy and the development of frontier technologies are adding further weight to international standardization. Founded in 1906, the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) has published consensus-based international standards and has managed conformity assessment systems, on which millions of devices, ...

Helping SMEs to standardization

| Nov 4, 2014

Helping SMEs to standardization

Economic globalization is not just a matter of concern for large companies, but also for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), which account for more than 99 percent of companies in Japan, thus forming the basis of the nation’s economy. In dealing with globalization by ...