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G20 OSAKA SUMMIT SPECIAL

Japan Times
JAPAN / G20 Osaka Summit Special
Jun 27, 2019
G20 host has work cut out for it in creating consensus
One of the largest and most important gatherings of world leaders outside the U.N. General Assembly — the Group of 20 Leaders' Summit — arrives in Japan for the first time ever this week, bringing with it over 30 presidents, prime ministers and leaders from international organizations.
Japan Times
JAPAN / G20 Osaka Summit Special
Jun 27, 2019
Profiles of G20 leaders
The following are profiles of leaders of the participants making up the Group of 20 major economies. This year's G20 Summit will take place in Osaka, on June 28 and 29.
Japan Times
JAPAN / G20 Osaka Summit Special
Jun 27, 2019
Japan weighs strategy after shocking climate report
In October 2018, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a report that sent shock waves around the globe. The world's leading body of climate scientists warned that there might be only 12 years left to ensure global warming is kept to a rise of 1.5 degrees Celsius. Beyond that,...
Japan Times
Special Supplements / G20 Osaka Summit Special
Jun 27, 2019
Global housing giant takes on environmental leadership role
As the world faces numerous sustainability and environmental issues, governments and businesses are tasked with coming together to find solutions to the problems that most affect our global community.
Japan Times
Special Supplements / G20 Osaka Summit Special
Jun 27, 2019
Tech show a glimpse into society's potential future
This year's CEATEC (Combined Exhibition of Advanced Technologies) will be held in Makuhari Messe in Chiba Prefecture from Oct. 15 to 18.
Japan Times
JAPAN / G20 Osaka Summit Special
Jun 27, 2019
Women's empowerment equals economic growth
For Haruno Yoshida, co-chair of the Women 20 (W20) committee, a G20 engagement group, female empowerment is something like the construction behind Nara Prefecture's famed ancient wooden Horyuji Temple.
Japan Times
JAPAN / G20 Osaka Summit Special
Jun 27, 2019
Walking the talk on gender equality issues
On Friday in Osaka, Group of 20 leaders will convene to discuss the most pressing global challenges of our time, and that will include women's empowerment. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's womenomics push has certainly impressed many, including myself, since it was announced six years ago.
Japan Times
Special Supplements / G20 Osaka Summit Special
Jun 27, 2019
A cosmetics giant's passion for beauty in empowerment
Japan Times
Special Supplements / G20 Osaka Summit Special
Jun 27, 2019
Expanding perspectives in research
What is described as "so Shiseido" by many of its employees is the Shiseido Female Researcher Science Grant program.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / G20 Osaka Summit Special
Jun 27, 2019
Food hub boasts traditional flavors, open-minded spirit
When a city's being is inextricably linked to the maxim, "To eat oneself into ruin" (kuidaore), it's a foregone conclusion that the city is serious about its food. Such is the case of Osaka, Japan's second-largest city and gateway to the Kansai region.
Japan Times
Special Supplements / G20 Osaka Summit Special
Jun 27, 2019
Suntory: New horizons in recycling
In Japan, most polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles are collected and recycled after use. According to The Council for PET Bottle Recycling, Japan's collection rate was 92.2 percent and the country recycled 84.8 percent in fiscal 2017.
Japan Times
JAPAN / G20 Osaka Summit Special
Jun 27, 2019
Eco-friendly financing for a more sustainable world
The Green Finance Network Japan (GFNJ) was established late last year with the aim to make green finance mainstream in Japan's financial market.
Japan Times
JAPAN / G20 Osaka Summit Special
Jun 27, 2019
Universities lure foreign students on falling population
Universities conducting classes in English, intellectual debates between foreign and Japanese students where new ideas are created — these are just some of the things the central government envisions for the nation's higher education in order to become a magnet for talented researchers and students...
Japan Times
Special Supplements / G20 Osaka Summit Special
Jun 27, 2019
Enhanced Japan services accompany top-tier service
Providing flights to more countries than any other airline in the world, Turkish Airlines offers travelers comfortable passage to destinations across the globe. As it celebrates its 30th anniversary of flights to and from Japan, the airline continues to enhance services with exciting promotions and luxurious...
Japan Times
Special Supplements / G20 Osaka Summit Special
Jun 27, 2019
An aim to foster global competence
Chuo University has long been renowned for being at the forefront of practical learning. In 2015 and upon celebrating its 130th anniversary since its founding, the school drew up the "Chuo Vision 2025" action plan in the pursuit of establishing a stronger global presence and competency.
Japan Times
Special Supplements / G20 Osaka Summit Special
Jun 27, 2019
Chuo's two new faculties to promote further internationalization
Society is undergoing dynamic changes and so that its students can "Be ahead of the world," Chuo University has introduced two new courses to best enable today's learners become tomorrow's leaders.
Japan Times
Special Supplements / G20 Osaka Summit Special
Jun 27, 2019
Global education centered around a sound philosophy
In 1864, when 21-year-old Niijima Jo defied a ban on overseas travel and smuggled himself aboard a Boston-bound boat, he set off on a mission.
Japan Times
Special Supplements / G20 Osaka Summit Special
Jun 27, 2019
Space biomedical technology utilized in university project for a healthy life
Inside the biomedical engineering labs at NASA, scientists are charged with developing advanced life-support machines to help astronauts breathe for longer in space.
Japan Times
Special Supplements / G20 Osaka Summit Special
Jun 27, 2019
Developing creative solutions that benefit the international community
Our global society is grappling with a myriad of challenges — from artificial intelligence and its rapid development to the effects of climate change and aging populations — that require bold, innovative solutions. As these issues grow in urgency and complexity, it is up to universities to foster...
Japan Times
Special Supplements / G20 Osaka Summit Special
Jun 27, 2019
Supporting aging populations, agriculture
Keio University is the host of several flagship research initiatives engaged in developing solutions to some of the biggest challenges facing the international community.

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