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Oregon Governor Kate Brown to strengthen relations with Japanese companies

| Business & Economy, Reports | 10/14/2017

Oregon Gov Brown and US Amb Hagerty

Governor’s Reception Imperial Hotel

Date: October 11, 2017
Source: Governor Kate Brown / Media Room

Thank you very much for your kind introduction. I am honored to join you here in Tokyo to promote the state of Oregon and celebrate the wonderful friendship we have developed with the people of Japan.

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Global Power City Index 2017: Tokyo is No.3 ranking(→), Osaka is 26th(↓), and Fukuoka is 37th(↓) in 44 cities of world

| Ranking, Reports | 10/12/2017

The Global Power City Index 2017 - World Map

London, New York and Tokyo Remain the World’s Most Attractive Cities

Date: Oct 12, 2017
Source: Mori Memorial Foundation

44 of the world’s cities ranked in The Mori Memorial Foundation’s GPCI 2017 Report

TOKYO – London, New York, and Tokyo were again named as the most comprehensively attractive cities in the Global Power City Index (GPCI) 2017 report published today by The Mori Memorial Foundation’s Institute for Urban Strategies, a research institute established by Mori Building, a leading urban developer in Tokyo.

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Canadian Mayor Bonnie Crombie expect Japanese companies for local economic development

| Business & Economy, Reports | 10/09/2017

Mississauga's Mayor Bonnie Crombie brought her "State of the City" address to the members of the Mississauga Board of Trade during a MBOT lunch at the Mississauga Convention Centre Tuesday. Sept 19, 2017. - Rob Beintema/Metroland

Q&A: Mayor Bonnie Crombie shares what happened on trade mission to Japan

Date: Oct 6, 2017
Source: www.mississauga.com by Rachael Williams

Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie admits she was surprised to see her face in two Japanese daily newspapers when she arrived in Nagoya for an economic development mission.

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PanaHome Start Japan’s First Microgrid System with a Total of 117 Homes in Ashiya City, Hyogo Prefecture

| Energy News, Green & ECO Business Reports, Reports, Science and Technology Reports | 10/05/2017

Microgrid System for Smart City Shioashiya Solar-Shima

Launch of Japan’s First Microgrid System with a Total of 117 Homes

Date: Oct 5, 2017
Source: Panasonic Corporation

Selected in 2017 for METI’s subsidy program to promote local energy production for local consumption by leveraging regional characteristics

HYOGO, Japan — PanaHome Corporation, ENERES Co., Ltd, IBJ Leasing Co., Ltd. and the Public Enterprises Agency of the Hyogo Prefectural Government plan to embark on the urban development of a microgrid system (a regional energy distribution management system) (*1) starting October 2017.

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Indiana’s Crawfordsville Mayor visit to automotive parts manufacturer Hiruta Kogyo in Okayama, Japan

| Business & Economy, Reports | 09/20/2017

Mayor Todd Barton and Hiruta Kogyo Staff

Barton returns from trip to Japan – Strengthening Ties

Date: Sep 19, 2017
Source: Journal Review – by Bob Cox bcox@jrpress.com

Crawfordsville Mayor Todd Barton landed in Indianapolis on Friday afternoon after a whirlwind seven-day trip to Japan.

The mayor was part of Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb’s team that traveled to Japan to develop and strengthen economic development relationships, and he believes there was a level of success achieved.

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Japanese words “Umami” is one of the five basic tastes. Is that Umami equals MSG?

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Reports | 09/09/2017

Common Foods Sources of The Five Basic Tastes

MSG Equals Umami?!

Date: Sep 5, 2017
Source: Ajinomoto Co., Inc.

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ajinomoto Co., Inc. (TOKYO: 2802) announced this newsletter on August 30th: Umami. “The fifth taste.” That mysteriously delicious quality of aged parmesan cheese that’s not exactly salty, not sweet, not sour, and definitely not bitter. It’s, well… umami.

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Kyocera collaborate with University of Tsukuba to Develop AI-based Image Recognition for Help Diagnose Skin Diseases and Cancers via Smartphone

| Health & Beauty, Ibaraki News, Kyoto News, Reports, Science and Technology Reports | 08/30/2017

Skin disease diagnostic support system and potential applications

KYOCERA Begins Research in AI-based Image Recognition to Help Diagnose Skin Diseases and Cancers via Smartphone

Date: Aug 29, 2017
Source: Kyocera Corporation

KYOTO, Japan — Kyocera Corporation announced today that its subsidiary, Kyocera Communication Systems Co., Ltd. (hereafter “KCCS”), has started joint research with the University of Tsukuba to develop an Artificial Intelligence (AI) system capable of detecting melanoma and other skin diseases by analyzing digital images of a patient’s skin. The team aims to commercialize the technology by 2020.

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Top 10 Japan’s chemical companies list in 2017

| Ranking, Reports | 08/27/2017

Top 10 Japan's companies list from chemical industries in 2017

Top 10 Japan’s companies list from chemical industries in 2017

In Japan, 860,000 people work in chemical industry field, and shipment value related to chemical industry is about 40 trillion yen (about 14% of all manufacturing industries). The added value is about 15 trillion yen (about 17% of all manufacturing industries). That is the second largest value added value of transportation machinery & equipment manufacturing industry. The chemical industry is Japan’s basic industry that supplies essential materials for various fields such as automobiles and electronic equipment.

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Top 10 Japan’s companies list from all industries in 2017

| Ranking, Reports | 08/25/2017

Top 10 Japan companies list 2017

Top 10 Japan’s companies list from all industries in 2017

This list comprises the Japan largest public, state-owned, and private businesses by their rankings for sales in all industries.

Type of Industries and Number

  • Trucks and Other Vehicles: 3 companies
  • Services: 1 company
  • Information and Communication: 2 companies
  • Electric Machine: 1 company
  • Insurer: 1 company
  • Retail: 1 company
  • Petroleum and Coal: 1 company

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The World’s First Geisha Cafe Opens in Osaka, Japan

| Japanese Culture & Traditional, Reports | 08/24/2017

Geisha tea ceremony at Maikoya Osaka

The World’s First Geisha Cafe Opens in Osaka, Japan

Date: Aug 22, 2017
Source: Maikoya Osaka

OSAKA, Japan, Aug. 22, 2017Maikoya Osaka, a high-end Japanese cultural experience venue, recently introduced the world’s first geisha themed cafe and restaurant in Osaka.

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The rebirth of Japan Inc.

| Business & Economy, Reports | 08/22/2017

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The rebirth of Japan Inc.

Date: Aug 21, 2017
Source: The World Folio

Prime Minister Abe is pushing forward policies in an effort to open up the country’s economy to the global market. Japan Inc. is following suit with an aggressive strategy to go global through M&As and strategic partnership and by diversifying their business portfolios

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Granola Boom Proves Japan’s Working Women Are Good for Business

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Reports | 08/21/2017

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Granola Boom Proves Japan’s Working Women Are Good for Business

Date: Aug 20, 2017
Source: Bloomberg By Lisa Du and Shoko Oda

Calbee Inc.‘s granola snack had been around for 20 years, with no real change to its recipe or sales. Then a female marketing executive turned things around by pitching the cereal as a time-saver for a growing class of Japanese consumers just like her: working mothers.

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MIURA Co., Ltd. Develops a 4.2 kW Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Cogeneration System for Commercial Use, with Overall Energy Efficiency of 90%

| Ehime News, Energy News, Products & Services, Reports | 08/15/2017

Figure: The 4.2 kW Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) Unit for Commercial Use

MIURA Co., Ltd. Develops a 4.2 kW Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Cogeneration System for Commercial Use, with Overall Energy Efficiency of 90%

Date: Aug 7, 2017
Source: NEDO

Commercial sales to begin in October; will help to fulfill market release goal of METI’s Strategic Roadmap

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Drinking Tea May Bring Deeper Benefits Than You Realized

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Reports | 08/12/2017

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Drinking Tea May Bring Deeper Benefits Than You Realized

Date: July 26, 2017
Source: foodnetwork by Amy Reiter

Coffee, tea or … well, both have their fans. But only one of them is traditionally drunk with crumpets at teatime, so, hey, tea definitely has that in its favor.

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Researchers developed a new material to better protect sensitive teeth, using green tea polyphenols

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Reports | 08/09/2017

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Could a green tea extract help to treat tooth sensitivity?

Date: Aug 8, 2016
Source: Medical News Today By Ana Sandoiu

Available treatments for tooth sensitivity are lacking in a number of ways, such as being ineffective and predisposing patients to bacteria and cavities. But researchers have now developed a new material to better protect sensitive teeth, using green tea polyphenols.

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A compound found in green tea has shown promise for the treatment of Down syndrome

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Reports | 08/07/2017

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Green tea compound could help treat Down syndrome

Date: June 7, 2016
Source: Medical News Today By Honor Whiteman

A compound found in green tea has shown promise for the treatment of Down syndrome, according to a new study published in The Lancet Neurology.

Study co-leader Dr. Mara Dierssen, of the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) in Barcelona, Spain, and colleagues reveal how the compound epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) improved the cognitive function of individuals with the condition.

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A $180 Japanese Wagyu Sandwich Is Coming to San Francisco

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Reports | 08/06/2017

Japanese Wagyu Sandwich - Photo: Business Insider Japan

A $180 sandwich from Japan is coming to San Francisco

Date: July 31, 2017
Source: Business Insider By Shayna Olsan & Shigeru Sato, Business Insider Japan

A beef-cutlet sandwich normally costs you about $5 in Japan. Tokyo restaurant Wagyumafia, however, is luring affluent tourists from all over the world with a $180 sandwich.

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Trend-watchers consider Japanese rice wine the next big thing. So, check 8 things about Sake.

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Reports | 08/05/2017

Sake with aromatic expressions are best served cool. (Propeller Studios file photo)

Sake: 8 things to know about Japanese rice wine

Experts advise beginners start with a chilled glass but sparkling sake is also an excellent first sip

Date: Aug 4, 2017
Source: thestar.com By CHRISTINE SISMONDOSpecial to the Star

Most Torontonians can confidently place an order for sushi or sashimi at the local izakaya but there is one part of the menu that almost everybody is still wary of — the sake section.

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World’s first blue chrysanthemums through gene engineering

| Reports, Science and Technology Reports | 08/04/2017

A blue transgenic Taihei chrysanthemum. Scientists modified two genes to create the "true blue" flower. (Naonobu Noda/NARO)

World’s first blue chrysanthemums through gene engineering

Also under development: fragrant moss, non-wilting flowers, glow-in-the-dark weeds

Date: July 26, 2017
Source: The Mercury News By LISA M. KRIEGER

A flower is one of nature’s most beautiful creations — but gene engineers think they can make it even better.

For the first time, Japanese researchers have turned chrysanthemums’ naturally pink or red booms into true blue — an unattainable holy grail of the flower world.

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CG Woman Selling Beer In A Japanese Supermarket

| Reports, Science and Technology Reports | 08/03/2017

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CG Woman Selling Beer In A Japanese Supermarket

Date: July 28, 2017
Source: Kotaku by Brian Ashcraft

If you’ve ever been to a supermarket in Japan, you’ll know that throughout the store, there are people offering free samples and prompting various products. They are real flesh and blood humans. This Asahi beer salesperson is not.

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Nikon proudly celebrates its 100th anniversary on July 25, 2017

| Awards and Honors, Reports | 08/01/2017

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Nikon proudly celebrates its 100th anniversary on July 25, 2017

Date: July 25, 2017
Source: nikon.com

Founded in 1917, Nikon began as a manufacturer of precision optical glass.

In 1925, the company expanded into optical instruments, introducing the world’s first microscope with a revolving nosepiece and interchangeable objectives — JOICO. Since then, Nikon microscopes have helped to advance science and technology all over the world, such as playing a key role in recent Nobel Prize winning stem cell discoveries.

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Miso Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2017-2027

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Reports | 07/30/2017

Miso and Soybeans

Miso Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2017-2027

Date: July 29, 2017
Source: Future Market Insights

Miso is produced by fermenting soybean, rice, barley, or other ingredients with fungus Aspergillus oryzae and salt. It is a traditional seasoning in Japan used for miso soup, pickling vegetables or meats, and sauces and spreads. Miso is high in minerals, vitamins, and protein, therefore it is a preference food for health consciousness people.

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To Lure Wine Lovers, Sake Makers Learn It’s All About Rice

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Reports | 07/29/2017

Nanbu-Bijin Brewery’s Awasake Sparkling, left, at Isetan Shinjuku Store.Photographer: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

To Lure Wine Lovers, Sake Makers Learn It’s All About Rice

Date: July 24, 2017
Source: Bloomberg By Aya Takada and Hiromi Horie

Brewery executive Kosuke Kuji brought his best sake to a New York booze showcase 16 years ago hoping to promote high-end Japanese rice wine to a new generation of sophisticated foreign drinkers. They were a little disappointed.

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Japanese start-up “CureApp” to help smokers kick the habit

| Health & Beauty, Reports | 07/28/2017

CureApp Smoking Cessation

Japanese app to help smokers kick the habit

Date: July 24, 2017
Source: The National by Richard Smith

A Tokyo start-up has invented a revolutionary aid to kicking the smoking habit and has attracted investments the company will use for expansion.

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The goodness of matcha tea – Matcha’s USP is that it contains lots of phytonutrients and flavonoids

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Reports | 07/27/2017

Matcha tea is considered better than green tea in all respects because of its higher antioxidant levels. Photo: iStockphoto

The goodness of matcha tea

Matcha’s USP is that it contains lots of phytonutrients and flavonoids that help neutralize free radicals and provides protection against heart disease, hypertension and cancer

Date: July 25, 2017
Source: live mint by Kavita Devgan

The world over many java enthusiasts are ditching coffee and green tea in favour of matcha tea, a cup of which is believed to pack nutrients equivalent to 10 cups of regularly brewed green tea.

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Matcha a healthy choice: Drink this Japanese tea as it improves mood, memory and concentration

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Reports | 07/23/2017

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Matcha a healthy choice: Drink this Japanese tea as it improves mood, memory and concentration

Date: July 12, 2017
Source: The Indian Express

Given that matcha is high in antioxidants, enhances calmness, boosts memory and concentration, increases energy levels and endurance, helps to burn calories and detoxifies the human body, improve cholesterol levels and more, it is fast making its way as an ingredient of significance.

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JICA signed agreement with Tunisia to support the Sfax Sea Water Desalination Plant Construction Project

| International Cooperation Reports, Reports | 07/20/2017

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Signing of Japanese ODA Loan Agreement with Tunisia
Date: July 18, 2017
Source: Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

Contributing to a solution to the water shortage in a major metropolitan area with the second largest city in Tunisia through the construction of seawater desalination facilities.

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Japan pledged US$1 billion over the next two years to back the UN’s development goals

| International Cooperation Reports, Reports | 07/18/2017

Japan pledges US$1b to back UN development goals

Japan pledges US$1b to back UN development goals
Date: July 18, 2017
Source: The Business Times

[UNITED NATIONS] Japan on Monday pledged US$1 billion over the next two years to back the UN’s development agenda, raising its profile as one of the world’s largest foreign aid donors.

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The Coolest-Looking Capsule Hotels Outside Japan

| Products & Services, Reports | 07/15/2017

Pengheng Space Capsules Hotel

The Coolest-Looking Capsule Hotels Outside Japan
Date: Jul 11, 2017
Source: kotaku.com By Brian Ashcraft

The first capsule hotel in the world opened in Osaka, Japan in 1979. Since then, capsule hotels have not only spread to across the country but around the world. Here are some of the coolest-looking ones that aren’t in Japan.

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Global Matcha Tea Market 2017 and Related Articles of Matcha

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Health & Beauty, Reports | 07/12/2017

Iced Matcha Tea

Global Matcha Tea Market 2017- Aiya, ITOEn, Marushichi Seicha and ShaoXing Royal Tea

Date: July 5, 2017
Source: TalkHerald By Stefen Marwa

Global Matcha Tea Market 2017-2022:

Global Matcha Tea market Report offers decisive insights into the overall Matcha Tea industry along with the market dimensions and evaluation for the duration 2017 to 2022. The forenamed research study covers extensive analysis of various Matcha Tea industry segments based on the type of applications, type of product Components and services, and different geographical regions.

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About Kobe Beef (Japanese Wagyu)

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Reports | 05/18/2017

Kobe Beef (Wagyu)

About Kobe Beef (Japanese Wagyu)
Date: May 18, 2017
Source: Kobe Isoda Farm Inc.

The Characteristic Deliciousness of Kobe Beef

Kobe Beef’s deliciousness has been scientifically proven. You can easily see the marbling, the fat intertwining beautifully with the muscle.
​For Kobe Beef, this fat is so delicate that it melts at a touch from the warmth of your hand. The real deciding factor, though, is the high amounts of oleic and inosinic acid.

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Japanese industrial robots manufacturer, Fanuc is trying to get them to learn on the job

| Reports, Science and Technology Reports | 11/07/2016

Fanuc, a company that produces robot arms for factories, is trying to get them to learn on the job.

Japanese Robotics Giant Gives Its Arms Some Brains
Date: October 7, 2016
Source: MIT Technology Review by Will Knight

The big, dumb, monotonous industrial robots found in many factories could soon be quite a bit smarter, thanks to the introduction of machine-learning skills that are moving out of research labs at a fast pace. Fanuc, one of the world’s largest makers of industrial robots, announced that it will work with Nvidia, a Silicon Valley chipmaker that specializes in artificial intelligence, to add learning capabilities to its products.

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