Su Xincheng
Japan Times
Jun 9, 2016
Weekly Chinese-language gathering in Tokyo park aims to bridge differences
Every Sunday afternoon, rain or shine, a group gathers at a park in Tokyo's Ikebukuro district, where Japanese studying Chinese and Chinese living in Japan can engage in lively conversation.
Japan Times
Apr 13, 2016
Tohoku tourism venture offering ¥1 million travel prize to promote the disaster-hit region
While Natt Navachai, a Thai restaurant owner in the United States, has visited many regions in Japan, he is hoping to become one of a select few to win a one-month tourism experience in the disaster-hit Tohoku region.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
Mar 20, 2016
China's biggest dating show helping lonely hearts in Japan
Chen Ling, Chinese owner of a start-up business in Japan, never imagined that she would appear on her home country's most popular dating show.
Japan Times
Jan 21, 2016
Chinese tourists increasingly traveling independently to Japan
Chinese tour groups can often be seen following guides clutching red flags in Japanese shopping districts, but organized tours may be losing their allure as travelers set out to go it alone.
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design
Jun 4, 2015
3-D printing throws ceramics into a spin
Cutting-edge 3-D printing technology is changing the dynamics of Japanese ceramics as designers merge the traditional craft with a digital framework in pursuit of aesthetic refinement — and drastically reduce the time needed to create their artwork by ditching the potter's wheel.
Japan Times
Jan 13, 2015
More foreign students launching businesses in Japan
Three years ago, Tokyo resident Qi Hongqiang launched Skypechina, an online Chinese-language school, using ¥5 million borrowed from his parents back home in Hebei province, China.
Japan Times
Aug 25, 2014
Japanese students aim to help develop Myanmar's souvenir market
A group of seven Japanese university students have banded together to try to help Myanmar develop a souvenir industry as tourism there begins to take off.


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