Jochen Legewie

For Jochen Legewie's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

| May 5, 2008

Japan lags European peers on female empowerment

The latest EU-Japan summit wrapped up on April 23, with Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda holding talks with European Council President Janez Jansa (the Slovenian prime minister) and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso. The meeting came at a time when both Europe and Japan ...

| Oct 8, 2007

Japan's huge ad market still slowing foreign firms

It's no secret that Japan's advertising market is one of the world's largest. Indeed, the world's biggest advertising firm is a Japanese one. In 2006, the top 10 Japanese advertising agencies billed clients ¥6 trillion (37 billion euro), according to Dentsu, Japan's leading agency. Although ...