Foreign investment bolstered by location, workforce

Aug 14, 2019

Foreign investment bolstered by location, workforce

As one of the major economic players in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region, Malaysia has been supporting foreign business for decades and, consequently, achieved some of the strongest economic growth in Asia. Now, the Malaysian state of Selangor is seeking more ...

Breathtaking discoveries await in Selangor

Aug 14, 2019

Breathtaking discoveries await in Selangor

Selangor is Malaysia's most developed state and largest economy, with a wealth of cultural, culinary and natural attractions. Last year, over 3 million foreign travelers, including nearly 200,000 Japanese travelers, visited Selangor to experience the offerings of Malaysia's most progressive state, attesting to its ...

Tokyo Metropolitan Government spearheading disaster preparedness efforts

Aug 7, 2019

Tokyo Metropolitan Government spearheading disaster preparedness efforts

Amid the increasing frequency and intensity of disasters hitting the world’s urban areas, leaders of capitals and major cities across the globe pledged at a recent forum in Tokyo to create cities to better safeguard the lives and property of residents from natural calamities. At ...

Watchmaker sets stage for young musicians

Aug 5, 2019

Watchmaker sets stage for young musicians

The lively season for jazz lovers is on the horizon as the Seiko Summer Jazz Camp (SSJC) prepares for its fourth annual round of jazz seminars in the heart of Tokyo from Aug. 12 to 15. Launched in 2016, SSJC is a four-day intensive program ...

Cosmetics maker focuses on expanding product efficacy

Jul 31, 2019

Cosmetics maker focuses on expanding product efficacy

DHC Corp. is a manufacturer of cosmetics and supplements headquartered in Tokyo. Having originally started out as a translation firm when it was established in 1972, Chairman and CEO Yoshiaki Yoshida later ventured into the field of health and beauty related consumer products. DHC ...

Eneco Holdings reveals new hydrogen gas technology

Jul 29, 2019

Eneco Holdings reveals new hydrogen gas technology

In current times where issues concerning climate change and global warming persist and a further reduction in carbon emissions is needed to ensure the survival of future generations, Eneco Hybrid HHO Gas developed by Eneco Holdings Inc. may be the key to realizing a ...

Developing efficient machine teaching, technologies

Jul 17, 2019

Developing efficient machine teaching, technologies

At the Japan Times Advanced Technology Forum held in Tokyo on May 31, Akira Sakakibara, chief technology officer of Microsoft Japan Co. and the president of Microsoft Development Co. spoke about what artificial intelligence can do and machine learning processes, and about future possibilities ...

Global unity necessary for tackling worldwide issues

Jul 9, 2019

Global unity necessary for tackling worldwide issues

Representatives from various religious groups, nonprofit organizations and former political leaders discussed world peace, welfare, environment and other global issues during the G20 Interfaith Forum Japan 2019 on June 8 and 9, with prominent speakers including former British Prime Minister David Cameron, former New ...

Cryptocurrency advancements propel global hopes

Jun 29, 2019

Cryptocurrency advancements propel global hopes

Mike Kayamori, the co-founder and CEO of Liquid Group Inc., spoke about how blockchain technology is changing society and associated global trends at The Japan Times Advanced Technology Forum held in Tokyo on May 31. The forum was supported by the Ogasawara Foundation for ...

Studies of aged garlic extract show potential health benefits

Jun 29, 2019

Studies of aged garlic extract show potential health benefits

It is universally accepted that to maintain healthy teeth, regular cleaning should do the trick. However, recent research has revealed an unexpected newcomer to the dental health care scene that has nothing to do with fluoride or flossing — garlic. Scientists at Jerusalem's Hebrew University's Hadassah ...

'Aspen of Asia' home to a wealth of summer activities

Jun 28, 2019

'Aspen of Asia' home to a wealth of summer activities

Mention "Niseko" and most people familiar with Japan will attest to its white wintery wilderness and abundant powder snow. Though most famed for its glamorous ski season, this mountain resort town has a secret: It is equally beautiful, if not more so, during summer. Warm, ...

Fun-filled seasonal excursion awaits

Jun 28, 2019

Fun-filled seasonal excursion awaits

Niseko may mean winter and perfect powder snow to most, but the months in the lead-up to ski season are no less packed with things to do. This is especially true for families hoping to escape Tokyo's relentless summer heat: Fun-filled family adventures at EdVenture ...