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DAVOS SPECIAL 2014

Japan Times
JAPAN / DAVOS SPECIAL 2014
Jan 23, 2014
Japan's economy strong enough to weather tax hike storm
Last year Japan's economy finally refound some backbone, with strong growth, better company earnings, falling unemployment and the key stock index soaring by a half to a six-year high, thanks mainly to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's economic measures, the so-called "Abenomics."
Japan Times
JAPAN / DAVOS SPECIAL 2014
Jan 23, 2014
'Abenomics' returns spotlight to Japan
Takeshi Niinami, CEO of Lawson Inc., remembers how Japan captured the attention of world leaders gathered in Davos a year ago.
Japan Times
JAPAN / DAVOS SPECIAL 2014
Jan 23, 2014
Impact of 2020 Olympics, Paralympics being felt
The scheduled 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo have had a tremendously positive impact on Japanese people's mind-set, playing a large part in the return of a brisk economy, said a government official in charge of preparations for the games.
Japan Times
JAPAN / DAVOS SPECIAL 2014
Jan 23, 2014
YGL program inspires, educates
Oisix Inc. President Kohey Takashima's ambition has transformed his online food retail startup into the leading player in the industry in just over a decade, but his nomination as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum has awoken in him another mission: to contribute to society.
Japan Times
JAPAN / DAVOS SPECIAL 2014
Jan 23, 2014
Young entrepreneur out to change education
The Global Shapers are highly motivated young people between the ages of 20 and 30 with the potential to be society's future leaders, according to the World Economic Forum, which selects them based on several factors, such as their initiative, commitment and potential to "make a difference."
Japan Times
JAPAN / DAVOS SPECIAL 2014
Jan 23, 2014
Reshaping Japan's next decade
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Japan Times
JAPAN / DAVOS SPECIAL 2014
Jan 23, 2014
Japan's traditional washoku cuisine feeds body and soul
Whenever I am away from my homeland for too long, there is one meal that fills my dreams. At the center is a bowl of plain steamed rice, white and glistening. On the side, a steaming bowl of fragrant miso soup. There's fish, perhaps sanma (Pacific saury), so hot from the grill that its skin sizzles when a splash of soy sauce is added, and a mound of refreshing and sharp grated daikon radish on the side as a foil to the oiliness. And in the corner, a small plate of crunchy tsukemono, pickled seasonal vegetables.

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