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December 2, 2019

UK competition offers launchpad for Japanese startups

By British Ambassador to Japan, Paul Madden, for the Nikkei Asian Review From future of mobility to cleantech, British Embassy in Tokyo seeks winners The U.K. and Japan face rapidly changing societal challenges and we rely on new technologies to tackle them. Our populations are living longer, creating new demands for medical and health care […]
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December 2, 2019

UK competition offers launchpad for Japanese startups

By British Ambassador to Japan, Paul Madden, for the Nikkei Asian Review From future of mobility to ...

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November 29, 2019

Amendment Bill of the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act

On October 18 2019, Japan’s Cabinet approved the Amendment Bill of the Foreign Exchange and Fo ...

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November 28, 2019

Japanese IPOs – BCCJ member view in the Nikkei Veritas

The following post is a basic English translation of an article featured in the Nikkei Veritas on No ...

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October 25, 2019

2019 Rugby World Cup Updates

On September 20th, the Rugby World Cup 2019 will kick-off in Japan, marking the first time the event ...

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September 20, 2019

Rugby World Cup 2019 – UK diary

With the Rugby World Cup 2019 just around the corner, here’s a reminder of the matches involvi ...

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September 13, 2019

RWC team welcomes, hospitality sales exceed expectations

Excitement is building for the Rugby World Cup (RWC) 2019 as the national teams arrived in cities ac ...

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August 23, 2019

JNTO offers support, entices RWC fans to the regions

In light of the BCCJ’s Travel Tourism Think Tank – Responsible Tourism on  July 29, in ...

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July 27, 2019

Toshiba buys additional stake in U.K. nuclear power unit

Struggling electronics and machinery giant Toshiba Corp. said Wednesday it has acquired a 40 percent ...

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July 22, 2019

Chair and Vice Chairs of “30% Club Japan” Appointed

Source: https://30percentclub.org/press-releases Chair: Masahiko Uotani, President & Group CEO ...

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July 8, 2019

Tributes to Haruno Yoshida

Former CEO of BT Japan, and BCCJ Executive Committee member (2014-2015), Haruno Yoshida passed away ...

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July 5, 2019

Japan’s Business Confidence Hits 3-yr High

Japan Today reports: Confidence among Japan’s biggest manufacturers has risen for the third st ...

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June 7, 2019

Japan Enacts Law to Allow First Abdication of Emperor in 200 Years

The Mainichi Shimbun reports: On 9th June 2017, Japan’s parliament enacted a law to allow 83-y ...

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May 10, 2019

Failing too fast in Japan

Alan Mockridge, President of Intralink America, pinpoints the three big reasons many North American ...

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March 22, 2019

Rugby World Cup 2019: opportunities for communities in Japan

As the best-attended, most-watched, most socially engaged and most commercially successful Rugby Wor ...

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June 25, 2018

Japan plans to implement Telework Days Initiative from July 23 to 27

Teleworking has already been recognized as a key part of Japan’s “work style reform” initiativ ...

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June 20, 2018

Greg Hands MP: EU – Japan Trade Agreement lays foundation for prosperous future UK Deal

  Credit: PA Images As the UK leaves the EU we can hope to further encourage free trade throug ...

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June 18, 2018

Osaka Earthquake and disaster preparedness

A message from the BCCJ President The magnitude 6 earthquake that struck North Osaka at 08:00hrs thi ...

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May 25, 2018

Japan House London to open in June

Europe’s first Japan House is to open in London on 22nd June, to offer authentic and surprising en ...

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May 17, 2018

A shared cyber vision for UK and Japan

With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics just two years away, the Japanese government are making every effort to ...

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May 11, 2018

A remarkable life bridging Anglo-Japanese cultures – Ichiro Urushibara

Eighty-seven-year-old Ichiro Urushibara may have spent only the first decade of his life in the UK, ...

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April 24, 2018

Scots festival draws Japan filmmakers

Dynamic culture chosen to showcase new tech (Photography by Mike Pennington) A traditional festival ...

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