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20/11/2017

Tokyo 2020 to Join Forces with Rugby World Cup 2019 and World Masters Games 2021 Kansai

The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020), the Rugby World Cup 2019 Organising Committee and the Organising Committee of the Kansai World Masters Games 2021 today entered into a partnership agreement under which the three organisations will exchange knowledge and expertise in order to maximise the benefits and impact of […]

10/11/2017

‘Tokyo to the Tees’: new Exhibition on Middlesbrough and Japan

Until 31 December Dorman Museum, Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough TS5 6LA A new exhibition on Teesside further unravels the history of the area’s historic but often forgotten connection to Japan. ‘From Tokyo to the Tees’ commemorates the 140th anniversary of celebrated Victorian designer Christopher Dresser’s historic visit to Japan, which led to the birth of the […]

09/11/2017

[Information] Blockchain Business Camp Tokyo (Invest Tokyo)

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) has been actively working to attract foreign companies to raise international competitiveness and bring about further growth for the city by promoting the creation of a more business-friendly environment for overseas businesses and startups. Building on its efforts to date, the TMG will hold for the first time, the Blockchain […]

09/11/2017

World Travel Market at JLGC – Lessons in Destination Management From Kent

World Travel Market took place in London this week, with the world’s leading destinations gathered in one place to promote themselves to the world and discuss trends and innovations in an evolving sector. Against this backdrop and with several Japanese local areas well represented at the event, JLGC held the first in a series of […]

08/11/2017

Survey on Urban Attractiveness on Behalf of Kobe City – Please Complete

Kadokawa Research Labs, on behalf of the City of Kobe, is carrying out a questionnaire concerning urban attractiveness regarding your city (in UK or Europe). Your feedback will be used for urban planning in the city of Kobe and we appreciate your cooperation. You can complete the short survey here. Information: Kobe City homepage (English)

02/11/2017

Rugby World Cup 2019 Match Schedule – 12 Host Cities Across Japan

PRESS RELEASE World Rugby and the Japan Rugby 2019 organising committee have announced the match schedule for Rugby World Cup 2019, which will be hosted in Japan between 20 September and 2 November. Supporting the joint ambition of a tournament that is accessible for all of Japan, the 48 matches will be spread across 12 […]

30/10/2017

Council of Europe Expert Visit to Hamamatsu

Originally posted at www.coe.int/en/web/interculturalcities On 5-6 October an ICC team carried out an expert’s visit to the Japanese city of Hamamatsu, following its accession to the ICC programme. The visit served to assess on-the-spot and review Hamamatsu Index results, propose recommendations, and get a clear understanding of the opportunities and challenges of integrating Japanese society and […]

23/10/2017

Japan’s regions and cities at World Travel Market 2017

Staged annually in London, World Travel Market – the leading global event for the travel industry – takes place at ExCel London from 6-8 November. It has been another record year for inbound tourism to Japan, with global visitor numbers up 20% this August, the highest ever. This year at World Travel Market there will […]

18/10/2017

[Information] New Tech Business Camp Tokyo (Invest Tokyo)

Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) has been actively working to attract foreign companies to raise international competitiveness and bring about further growth for the city by promoting the creation of a more business-friendly environment for overseas businesses and startups. The TMG will hold for the first time, the New Tech Business Camp Tokyo accelerator program for […]

18/10/2017

[Information] Guidance to the Asset Management Industry in Japan (Invest Tokyo)

Tokyo Metropolitan Government has compiled the English guidebook titled ‘Guidance to the Asset Management Industry in Japan’ (‘the guidebook’) with the cooperation of the Financial Services Agency, in order to provide useful information for foreign asset managers to enter Japan’s market smoothly. This guidebook gives easy-to-understand explanations of Japanese financial laws and regulations, and how […]