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DAVOS SPECIAL 2017

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BUSINESS / DAVOS SPECIAL 2017
Jan 17, 2017
Uncertain future fed by growing populism, protectionism
The year 2017 started with a significant level of uncertainties in global politics and economies — certainly true for the world economies over the last decade since the global financial crisis in 2007 — after the surprising outcome of the U.S. presidential election in November.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / DAVOS SPECIAL 2017
Jan 17, 2017
A taste of high-quality Japanese food and drink
Davos participants again this year will have a chance to taste and experience the finest the world of Japanese gastronomy has to offer at the Central Sporthotel Davos on Jan. 18.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / DAVOS SPECIAL 2017
Jan 17, 2017
Sport provides path to economic prosperity, world peace
Recently, "Team Japan" scored quite a few points in leading the world in the promotion of sports and culture to achieve economic prosperity and world peace.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / DAVOS SPECIAL 2017
Jan 17, 2017
Improved innovation through gender equality
Gender equality is one of the areas that the World Economic Forum strongly emphasizes as the organization, which has been publishing the annual Global Gender Gap Report since 2006, believes that half of the world's talent — women — should be better integrated into the workforce to boost the...
Japan Times
BUSINESS / DAVOS SPECIAL 2017
Jan 17, 2017
Shaping the future via collaborative efforts
Global events in 2016 have reminded decision-makers that the more complex a system, the greater a community's concern about its future. The weakening of multiple systems has eroded confidence at the national, regional and global levels. And, in the absence of innovative and credible steps toward their...
Japan Times
BUSINESS / DAVOS SPECIAL 2017
Jan 17, 2017
Ancient seat of Japan's warrior culture
The origin of Japan's ruling class extends into the mists of ancient history, far before the country was unified after a period of civil wars and well into the first millennium A.D.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / DAVOS SPECIAL 2017
Jan 17, 2017
UNESCO World Heritage sites in Japan
Japan had its first World Heritage sites registered in 1993 when UNESCO registered Buddhist monuments in the Horyuji Temple area, Himeji Castle, Yakushima Island and the Shirakami-Sanchi beech tree forest.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / DAVOS SPECIAL 2017
Jan 17, 2017
A future of promise and pitfalls as AI technology advances
On a Sunday afternoon in 2035, a man in Tokyo is consulting a robot as to what he should eat for dinner.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / DAVOS SPECIAL 2017
Jan 17, 2017
Global cooperation needed in uncertain times
The world in 2016 saw many events signaling the rise of protectionism and populism, ranging from Brexit to Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. presidential election and people's fear of job loss due to immigrants and artificial intelligence (AI) development.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / DAVOS SPECIAL 2017
Jan 17, 2017
Home to cutting-edge technology and innovation
Saitama City, a major bedroom community of Tokyo, is home to many leading technology companies that Japan can be proud to showcase to the world.

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