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Home to exotic wildlife, lush nature

| Aug 26, 2016

Home to exotic wildlife, lush nature

Kenya is popular for tourism because of a rich natural environment that can be enjoyed throughout the year. White sandy beaches on the coast, beautiful landscapes, unforgettable mountain treks and the grand beauty of many varieties of vegetation and animals are must-sees. TICAD VI ...

Expanding business with Africa

| Aug 26, 2016

Expanding business with Africa

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Africa is a dynamic and growing market, one that has steadily drawn the interest of Japanese companies across all major business fields in recent years. As we approach the sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) to be held on Aug. 27 ...

Side events offer a variety of business fairs and symposiums

| Aug 26, 2016

Side events offer a variety of business fairs and symposiums

The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism are among organizations holding side events at TICAD VI, an excellent opportunity to highlight development issues of the fast-growing continent. JETRO’s side event ...

Aug 26, 2016

Japan's fiscal 2017 budget requests look to top ¥101 trillion

Budget requests by Japan’s central government offices for a new fiscal year from next April are expected to exceed ¥101 trillion ($1 trillion), government sources said Thursday. The requests for the general-account budget for fiscal 2017 will top ¥100 trillion for the third straight ...

Koizumi questions bid to extend LDP president's term

Aug 25, 2016

Koizumi questions bid to extend LDP president's term

Shinjiro Koizumi, director of the Agriculture and Forestry Division of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, questioned Thursday the mooted extension of the term of office for LDP president. “Honestly, I can’t understand why we have to discuss it now. I wonder if it is ...