Let's discuss shopping in Ginza

| May 8, 2017

Let's discuss shopping in Ginza

This week’s featured article AFP-JIJI Tight-fisted shoppers, unsteady economic growth and a shrinking population — Japan doesn’t exactly fit the image of a spending powerhouse these days. But you would never know it in Ginza — Tokyo’s answer to the Champs-Elysees or Fifth Avenue ...

Osaka launches formal bid to host 2025 World Expo

| May 1, 2017

Osaka launches formal bid to host 2025 World Expo

In a formal bid for Osaka to host the 2025 World Exposition (Expo), Osaka Gov. Ichiro Matsui and others, including head of the bidding committee and Keidanren Chairman Sadayuki Sakakibara, met with (Vincente G.) Loscertales, secretary general of the Expo's governing body Bureau International ...