Chikako Mogi

For Chikako Mogi's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Venture brings freshest fish to cities, more money for fishermen

Feb 6, 2017

Venture brings freshest fish to cities, more money for fishermen

Ryohei Nomoto wants to put fresher sashimi on your plate, and more money in the wallets of Japan’s struggling fishermen. His venture air-freights freshly caught fish from across Japan, processes them on the grounds of Tokyo’s Haneda airport, and distributes the produce to the ...

Chinese tourist spending under threat as yuan slides 10% against yen

Jan 27, 2016

Chinese tourist spending under threat as yuan slides 10% against yen

Chinese tourists tumbling off buses into the Laox duty-free store in Tokyo’s bustling Ginza district say the yuan’s drop against the yen may make them think twice about splurging during their shopping tours. “Many things are better than China,” said a 27-year-old Beijinger called ...