Tokyo-based employment matchmaker targets Southeast Asian students

Oct 25, 2016

Tokyo-based employment matchmaker targets Southeast Asian students

A Tokyo-based job-matching company is pairing students from Southeast Asian nations, including Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam, with Japanese employers via an online service. More than 2,500 students from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations — which also includes Brunei, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the ...

Yamanashi, Shizuoka look to partnership in Southeast Asia push

Jun 8, 2016

Yamanashi, Shizuoka look to partnership in Southeast Asia push

Two of Japan’s major fruit producing prefectures are considering joining forces to sell their fare in Southeast Asia. In a bid to take advantage of the popularity of Mount Fuji, Japan’s highest mountain, Yamanashi and Shizuoka have set about exploring a partnership to sell ...

Jun 2, 2016

Japan's firms investing more in ASEAN, skipping China

Japanese investment in Southeast Asia continues to grow because of the region’s potential and low labor costs and amid simmering tensions that have reduced the appeal of China for some businesses. For a third straight year, in 2015 the amount of foreign direct investment ...