Matthias Sutter, the newly appointed general manager at the Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo, is becoming more acquainted with the hotel than one would expect — he's living there.
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Daniel Perel has spent over 35 years working in the luxury goods market, most of that in Asia, but his passion for the field remains as strong as ever.
Peruvian Ambassador to Japan Harold Forsyth considers food a distinctive feature of his country.
When a city's being is inextricably linked to the maxim, "To eat oneself into ruin" (kuidaore), it's a foregone conclusion that the city is serious about its food. Such is the case of Osaka, Japan's second-largest city and gateway to the Kansai region. Osaka's soft ...
Boehringer Ingelheim Japan President and Representative Director Thorsten Poehl is proof of the old adage that good things come to those that wait
Ted Chan is keen to dispel the idea that gaming is all about hedonistic and excessive risk-taking.
For Mark Dearlove, Barclays Japan country manager, to be living in Japan when the banking group is celebrating 50 years since beginning Tokyo-based operations in 1969 is fortuitous.
Dave Muenz hails from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where pollution from the local steel mills was once so severe that his steelworker father had to take multiple shirts to work because by lunchtime "the color of his original shirt would be so bad."
Boasting a fast-track career trajectory with U.S. e-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc., General Manager Tom White of Uber (Rides), Japan is having the ride of his life.
Living in the city of Tokyo could be described as a dream come true for Robert Walters Japan and Korea Managing Director Jeremy Sampson