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DAVOS SPECIAL 2015

Japan Times
JAPAN / DAVOS SPECIAL 2015
Jan 21, 2015
Business leaders confident of recovery in coming year
This is definitely the year in which Japan will end its deflationary spiral.
Japan Times
JAPAN / DAVOS SPECIAL 2015
Jan 21, 2015
Adaptation vital in changing world
Kiyoshi Kurokawa, a professor at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies and former chairman of the National Diet of Japan Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commission, says the world is currently experiencing the most dramatic shift since the Industrial Revolution in the...
Japan Times
JAPAN / DAVOS SPECIAL 2015
Jan 21, 2015
Transitioning from spectator to participant at Davos meeting
The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum is underway in Davos-Klosters in Switzerland from Jan. 21. The theme of this year's meeting is "The New Global Context" for decision making.
JAPAN / DAVOS SPECIAL 2015
Jan 21, 2015
New concerns appear on Global Agenda 2015
Based on a survey of almost 1,800 experts from the World Economic Forum's Network of Global Agenda Councils, as well as other communities within the forum, on what they believe will preoccupy leaders over the coming 12 to 18 months, the Outlook on the Global Agenda 2015 was published in November.
Japan Times
JAPAN / DAVOS SPECIAL 2015
Jan 21, 2015
Forging better Japan through 'quiet revolution'
Entrepreneur Yoshito Hori has a strong sense of mission to guide Japan to become a better place as it undergoes what he calls a "quiet revolution," and he thinks his role is outside of politics.
Japan Times
JAPAN / DAVOS SPECIAL 2015
Jan 21, 2015
Switzerland and Japan celebrate 150th anniversary of their diplomatic relations
Switzerland, which is home to Davos, is celebrating the 150th anniversary of diplomatic relations with Japan. The Japan Times had an opportunity to interview Swiss Ambassador to Japan Urs Bucher on the bilateral relationship. He has been the ambassador in Tokyo since October 2010.
Japan Times
JAPAN / DAVOS SPECIAL 2015
Jan 21, 2015
Japanese architects making mark on Swiss design landscape
As part of the events commemorating 150 years of diplomatic relations between Switzerland and Japan, an exhibition titled "JP-CH 2014: Building in Context" was held in Tokyo last October featuring five recent projects in Switzerland by four eminent Japanese architects.
JAPAN / DAVOS SPECIAL 2015
Jan 21, 2015
Exhibition examines Swiss design
Venue: Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery
Japan Times
JAPAN / DAVOS SPECIAL 2015
Jan 21, 2015
Carrying on 'washi' paper tradition
"Washi," or traditional Japanese handmade paper, was officially added to UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage list last November. It is a remarkable accomplishment that the nation's traditional culture has achieved such recognition for the second year in a row, following the inclusion of "washoku" traditional...
Japan Times
JAPAN / DAVOS SPECIAL 2015
Jan 21, 2015
Spreading culture through cuisine
"One of the easiest and most effective ways to understand a culture is through its food," said Yoshiko Nishihama, owner of Zurich's Nishi Shop, a store specializing in Japanese imports and an affiliated company of Japan Restaurant Bimi in Zurich. "That's why, as representatives of Japan, we take our...
Japan Times
JAPAN / DAVOS SPECIAL 2015
Jan 21, 2015
Sake: Best drink for 'washoku'
What are good alcoholic beverages to enjoy with "washoku," traditional Japanese cuisine? While beer, shochu and even whisky and wine are popular choices, the best match by far is sake, the national beverage of Japan. After all, washoku has been developed over many centuries as a cuisine to go well with...

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