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DAVOS SPECIAL 2019

Japan Times
BUSINESS / davos special 2019
Jan 22, 2019
A unique space for discussion in the face of uncertainty
The year 2019 is full of uncertainty.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / davos special 2019
Jan 22, 2019
Innovative ideas to address global challenges
As a forerunner facing various social challenges, including addressing the aging population, as well as environmental and energy issues, Japan is poised to find solutions and share them with other countries that are also expected to be confronted with these complex problems.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / davos special 2019
Jan 22, 2019
Data sharing among 'Fourth Industrial Revolution' goals
Launched in July with the goal of updating regulations that hinder effective usage of cutting-edge technologies, the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Japan has been helping the government lay out guidelines for an optimal future society.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / davos special 2019
Jan 22, 2019
Public-private collaboration key to challenges
Are our current institutions and global governance architecture sufficient to solve the new challenges the world is currently facing?
Japan Times
BUSINESS / davos special 2019
Jan 22, 2019
Looking toward a digital future for a globalized society
Chief Representative Officer of the World Economic Forum's Japan Office Makiko Eda has held a number of leadership roles. | SATOKO KAWASAKI
Japan Times
BUSINESS / davos special 2019
Jan 22, 2019
Japanese entrepreneurs among Young Global Leaders
Every year, the World Economic Forum selects 100 of the world's most promising artists, business leaders, public servants, scientists and social entrepreneurs as Young Global Leaders. These people will join a five-year program that will challenge them to think beyond their scope of expertise and be more...
Japan Times
BUSINESS / davos special 2019
Jan 22, 2019
Shifting to a decarbonized society amid climate change
Since the adoption of the Paris agreement in December 2015, the role of non-state players with the aim of realizing a decarbonized society has become more significant than ever. Non-state parties include companies, local governments, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and others, who have not necessarily...
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / davos special 2019
Jan 22, 2019
Bringing out the flavor of dashi: soft water and terrain
Beyond sushi and sukiyaki, all kinds of Japanese dishes are being enjoyed around the world more than ever before.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / davos special 2019
Jan 22, 2019
A taste of Japan's cuisine, buffet style
Japan Night will return to Davos once again to offer participants of the 2019 World Economic Forum meeting the opportunity to savor some of the finest Japanese cuisine.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / davos special 2019
Jan 22, 2019
Japan Night reception to serve a selection of Gold Prize-winning sake
Six kinds of Fukushima Prefecture's sake will be served to complete the feast at the annual Japan Night reception during the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2019 — one of the events that VIPs from around the world attending the conference look forward to the most.

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The Japanese government updated its English education guidelines in 2017 to emphasize communication over grammar and memorization. Public school teachers are incredibly busy, however, which means schools haven’t been able to implement changes uniformly. Private and alternative schools are attempting to remedy this.
The language of opportunity: Bilingual education is on the rise in Japan