Special Supplements / G20 Osaka Summit Special Jun 25, 2019

Global spotlight on Kansai

The Kansai region is expected to continue garnering attention in coming months and years as a string of major international events takes place in the area through 2025. One high-profile event on the calendar is the 2019 Rugby World Cup, which will be held in ...

Region rich in cultural assets

Special Supplements / G20 Osaka Summit Special Jun 25, 2019

Region rich in cultural assets

The Kansai region, not only renowned as home to Japan's ancient capital, but still considered a major economic and cultural center today, boasts many cultural assets. Among all of UNESCO's World Heritage sites in Japan, Himeji Castle in Hyogo Prefecture was one of the first ...