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September 16, 2016

Community Hub: Responsible Business

On 15 September 2016, BCCJ members and guests joined our third annual Community Hub evening to learn ...

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September 16, 2016

Welcoming the BCCJ’s Interim Executive Director

Lori Henderson MBE, Executive Director of the BCCJ since 2011, and responsible for the leadership, ...

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September 12, 2016

TransferWise: Disrupting a Legacy Industry

TransferWise has become one of London’s biggest and best known fintech success stories. On 8 Sept ...

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August 29, 2016

Japan: Increasing Number of People Leaving Jobs to Nurse Relatives

According to 2015 census data released by the Internal Affairs Ministry, people aged 65 or over now ...

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August 19, 2016

Global Sports Events: Stadia and Arena

As Japan’s thirst for knowledge grows in the run up to the 2019 Rugby World Cup, 2020 Olympic ...

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August 18, 2016

Study Shows Japanese Spend Least Time on Social Media

The Nikkei Asian Review reports: “Twitter, Line, Facebook, Instagram — the list of soci ...

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July 28, 2016

Japanese Life Expectancy at Highest Ever

NHK reports: Japan’s health ministry has announced that the life expectancy for the country ...

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July 22, 2016

Brexit: Risks and Opportunities for the UK and Japan

On June 24 at 06:00BST (14:00JST) it was confirmed that the UK had voted to leave the European Union ...

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July 12, 2016

Welcome: Global Perspectives K.K.

***Delighted to welcome Global Perspectives K.K. as the newest Entrepreneur Member of the BCCJ*** Wi ...

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June 30, 2016

50 Years since Beatles Japan Tour

NHK World reports: Wednesday marks 50 years since the Beatles visited Japan. Photo exhibits in Tokyo ...

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June 28, 2016

Official 2020 Tokyo Olympics Goods Unveiled

The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games has unveiled its original merchan ...

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June 27, 2016

BCCJ Member Statements on Brexit

At exactly 06:00 BST (14:00 JPT) on 24 June it was confirmed that the UK had voted to leave the Euro ...

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June 24, 2016

EU Referendum – The Outcome

Information on the BCCJ website regarding the results of the EU referendum is based on live coverage ...

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June 23, 2016

Live Broadcast of EU Referendum on BBC World Japan

Don’t miss the live coverage of the EU Referendum! BBC World Japan will be broadcasting the EU ...

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June 22, 2016

Japanese Companies Collaborate on LGBT Guidelines

Since April 2012, the BCCJ has been running a D&I programme designed to promote greater understa ...

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June 21, 2016

Welcome: Ryo Dental Clinic

***Delighted to welcome Ryo Dental Clinic as the newest Entrepreneur Member of the BCCJ*** Ryo Kitam ...

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June 20, 2016

Voting Age in Japan Lowered to 18

Legal revisions to lower Japan’s voting age from 20 to 18 took effect on Sunday 19 June in a ...

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June 20, 2016

Business with the Yakuza

The FTI Journal is published by BCCJ Corporate Member FTI Consulting and explores topics that impact ...

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June 17, 2016

New Office for the BCCJ

After a fruitful 4 years at the Regus Business Center in Ark Mori Building, the British Chamber of C ...

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June 16, 2016

BCCJ Member Rina Bovrisse to Run for Tokyo Governor

On 15 June 2016, after being accused of spending public funds for private purposes including holida ...

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June 16, 2016

The EU and Posed Risks for Referendum

*The following event was held under the Chatham House Rule to encourage open discussion and to allo ...

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