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We have set up a dedicated web page for the Japan-Australia-India-U.S. (Quad) Leaders' Meeting scheduled to convene next week in Tokyo on Tuesday, May 24. 🇯🇵🇺🇸🇦kantei.go.jp/quad-leaders-m…m#QUADw#LeadersMeetings#TOKYO2022OKYO2022
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Gift magnets shaped like Okinawa’s iconic shisa lions, made from the pumice that clogged its seas and beaches after an undersea eruption in Aug. 2021, are made by @morutarumagic via its original ash and sand processing technology. morutaru-magic.jp/index.html #GlobalGoals
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Ina City, #Nagano is the 1st local gov. in Japan to run a drone delivery service! Residents order via cable TV, a drone carries goods to the community center, and volunteers deliver them—increasing exchange and helping #RegionalRevitalization. inacity.jp/koho/photonews… #Society5_0
Did you know that you can learn #karate in Hong Kong🇭🇰? The CG in Hong Kong produced a video introducing karate in the past✨ It is important to improve your Karate skills through physical and mental training while having politeness and modesty😌youtube.com/watch?v=b79ezf…0o3MB
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To maintain the famous #OyamaSenmaida #RiceTerraces in Chiba, Kamogawa City, since 2000 the town has introduced an “owner system” whereby ppl come from the city to plant rice and farm the land—creating community and #sustainability. senmaida.com #RegionalRevitalization
Lack of credit data leaves some in Kenya unable to buy cars for ventures like taxi services - Japanese-run, Kenya-based subsidiary Hakki Africa Limited helps such businesses w/ used car financing using its credit scoring and mobile money tech. hakki-africa.com/en/ #Fintech
🆕New#KIZUNAA articles are out! On the 50th#reversionn anniversary to Japan from U.S. control, discover how#Okinawaa has succeeded in developing its tourism industry & more, including a renowned graduate school giving#startupss hands-on support, creating an#innovationn ecosystem.
Establishing systems for transporting and storing vaccines at low temperatures and securing medical personnel is essential. Let’s look at the eff orts of those trying to get more people vaccinated. #JICAMagazine #COVID19 #Polio #Nigeria #Africa jicamagazine.jica.go.jp/en/article/?id…
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Canadian David Bull was fascinated by Japanese woodblock prints, so he studied, moved to Japan, and became a woodblock printer. In 2012, he had a worldwide hit with "Ukiyo-e Heroes," unique woodblock prints based on anime and video games. mokuhankan.com #LandOfDiversity
S-Booster 2022 (@sbooster_en), a space-based business idea contest hosted by The Cabinet Office of Japan, is now accepting applications! Put your ideas to the test by June 20 & win numerous prizes! s-booster.jp/en/2022/index.… #SBooster #SpaceBusiness #GrandPrize #Contest #Startup
Did you know top-quality Japan Wagyu beef is creating quite the buzz in London? The “ARIGATO SANDO” Wagyu beef sandwich by Chef MARUYAMA Taiji is but one new incarnation of this delicious trend. Read more about this #tasteofjapan taken international: tasteofjapan.maff.go.jp/en/feature/det…
Welcome to JETRO's official Twitter account! JETRO is a government-related organization promoting #FDI in Japan and business partnerships between Japan and the world. Follow us for the latest news, trends and insights. hubs.li/Q019PJCS0
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#SMEMonday: Based in #Sakata, #Yamagata, @ctwsakata created a web service that allows anyone to easily invest as little as 300 yen per watt in solar/wind power plants and further assist the adoption of #solarsharing, #renewableenergy and #greenenergy. ctws.jp
The Murakami Kaizoku Promotion Council shares with the world the carefully preserved culture of the Seto Inland Sea’s Murakami Kaizoku, who were “seafaring samurai” responsible for safe travel & orderly trade circa 1400~1600. murakami-kaizoku.com/en/ #RegionalRevitalization
Headquartered in #Fukushima, startup @LivingRobot2018 helps children to acquire #programming skills with Walking MechatoroWeGo, a robot with a camera and sensors easily controlled via programming language Scratch. livingrobot.co.jp/en/ #InnovationJapan
DYK that in 2020, 400 people experienced outer space from Japan in four days? Discover the remarkable collaborative space-avatar project among #startup avatarin, #JAXA, and the local government of #Oita Prefecture. #KIZUNA #ScienceAndTechnology
The Women's #RugbyWorldCup will be held in New Zealand after being postponed from last year🎊🎉 The players who have studied abroad in 🇳🇿 took a photo with@jacindaarderndern! We hope our friendship between New Zealand and Japan will further deepen through sports🇳nAQRZwWK9
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It’s #ChildrensDay, when families pray for the health and safety of their kids as they grow up. Colorful #koinobori carp streamers - symbols of success - fly at festivals and around Tokyo Tower, while families enjoy #kashiwamochi rice cakes. japan.travel/en/sg/story/ce… #ExploreJapan
#WonderWomanWednesday: At her company Saccora Japan, remodeling company diversity director-turned-entrepreneur ISHIGASHIRA Etsu creates opportunities for #PeopleWithDisabilities while reviving the beautiful and eco-friendly Tohoku weaving method “sakiori.” saccora-japan.com/en
Charming @miraicombini(“future” convenience store) is nurturing the next generation in Tokushima’s 1000-person Kito District! It has a cafe space w/kids’ picture books and culture exhibits—its award-winning design attracts tourists. #RegionalRevitalization
Today is #WorldTunaDay. #Nagasaki’s Sojitz Tuna Farm Takashima Corporation is using AI in tuna farming to automatically count the number of tuna, optimize feeding, and predict delivery volumes, greatly improving aquaculture productivity. sojitz-tunafarm.com/en/ #InnovationJapan
The Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale (@echigo_tsumari) is now on in #Niigata’s snowy Echigo-Tsumari region. 2022's festival aims to contribute to #RegionalRevitalization by highlighting the charm of the mountain areas through the display of 300+ artworks. echigo-tsumari.jp/en/
#MeetTheChangemakers: After the #GreatEastJapanEarthquake hit Ishinomaki in #Miyagi, then-grad student WATANABE Kyoko went to aid reconstruction—and stayed. Her makigumi, Inc. helps #RegionalRevitalization w/ housing and runs an atelier for urban creators. makigumi.org
In this way, I will make it a trip that fully defends the peaceful world order. (3/3)
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During this visit, with regard to the situation in #Ukraine, I will engage in candid exchanges of views with my counterparts and confirm our cooperation in this area. We will also discuss in concrete terms how to move towards the realization of a Free and Open Indo-Pacific. (2/3)
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PM Kishida: I am heading off on a visit to #Indonesia, #VietNam, and #Thailand, which are strategic partners for Japan in #ASEAN, and also to #Italy and the #UK, fellow #G7 member countries. (1/3)
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Today is Tatami Day in Japan. #Gifu tatami mat craftsman and designer YAMADA Kenji (@tatami1869) promotes #tatami as art, using various shapes to create design-tatami for any space. His modern take on this traditional flooring is winning fans worldwide. plasticanimation34.wixsite.com/floor-mats-tat…
#EarthDay2022: In #Albania, #JICA is building a model for national park management based on an #ecosystem. At the Divjake-Karavasta National Park, we held #NatureConservation training for junior rangers so that nature will be passed to the next generation. facebook.com/jicapreng/post…
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Tokyo space #startup Ale will launch the world’s first man-made shooting stars🌠 in 2023. They aim not only to entertain but to connect innovative technologies for sustainable space exploration such as those tackling space debris.#KIZUNAA#InnovationJapann#ScienceAndTechnologyy
Rice has been integral to the Japanese diet and #Washoku food culture for centuries. Distinctive in shape, stickiness and sweetness, Japanese #rice is both a nutritious staple and valuable contributor to various other foods in #Japan. lnky.jp/ov4Bj1j #tasteofjapan
#Tokyo2020#???????🛹で金メダル🥇を獲得し#??????くら 選手!振袖がなびいて、趣がありかっこいいです😍#SakuraYosozumizumi, who won the gold medal in skateboarding#Tokyo20202020, is skateboarding in kimono👘 How cool it ippSRrH
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Rural areas like the Kunisaki Peninsula in #Oita face an uncertain future—but British-born Paul Christie, who moved there and founded Walk Japan's Community Project, helps #RegionalRevitalization by restoring fields, forests and buildings. walkjapan.com/community-proj… #LandOfDiversity
#SMEMonday: Keio University medical startup OUI Inc. invented the “Smart Eye Camera (SEC),” an attachable ophthalmologic smartphone device w/ the potential to help overcome worldwide blindness, etc. and improve Universal Health Coverage. ouiinc.jp/en/ #InnovationJapan
#Gifu’s old Kamioka Railway has a new ride. Rail mountain bike "#GattanGo!!" is 2 mountain bikes on a metal frame on which riders enjoy a #railway experience. The attraction is creating a buzz and revitalizing the local community. rail-mtb.com/en/ #RegionalRevitalization
The Asia Green Growth Partnership Ministerial Meeting (AGGPM) Public-Private Forum will be held on April 25 to highlight the importance of international cooperation in accelerating #EnergyTransitions in #Asia. More details at aggpm2022.org/english/
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The 4th Asia-Pacific #WaterSummit is taking place in #Kumamoto today and tomorrow! Also available for viewing online, this event—which focuses on water & #sustainability—is expected to contribute to #SDGs. apwf.org/summit/kumamot… #APWS
Learn about the neodymium magnet that has enhanced the performance of various products, from electronic devices to #EV & wind turbines. The inventor, who recently won the #QueenElizabethPrize for Engineering, speaks about his #breakthrough and more. #KIZUNA #ScienceAndTechnology
The gymnastics equipment donated by the 🇯🇵 Gymnastics Association was delivered to Can Tho National Sports Training Center in Vietnam. Due to COVID-19, CG Watanabe of Ho Chi Minh City had postponed his visit but finally made it last week and pu#sport4tomorrowow stickersJTP
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Toyooka City’s 11-company Hyogo Prefecture Bag Industry Association is using its collective craftsmanship to produce and sell #upcycled bags made from discarded fishing nets - reducing Japan’s coastal #MarineWaste while highlighting the issue. toyookakaban.net #GlobalGoals
#WonderWomanWednesday: Cat-lover IYO Yukiko (@oyuki_cat) researched bio-logging at university, and later founded @Catlog_RABO, which makes #Catlog & #CatlogBoard, #IoT devices that monitor #cats and are used to better manage their health. rabo.cat/en/lp/ #WhiskerWednesday
🆕New#KIZUNAA articles are out! Learn about a Japanese scientist who developed the world’s strongest magnet. Also included are a#startupp creating man-made shooting stars; the#spacee avatar project - a leading example of open#innovationn; and a female#entrepreneurr in Uganda.
Running is more popular amid COVID-19, and now advanced #smartshoes by KIKUKAWA Yuya-led @orphe and @ASICSRunningJP use sensors to analyze form and even give verbal training—creating a new style of data and AI-driven personal coaching. orphe.io/en #InnovationJapan
#SouthSudan🇸🇸 is on a new step forward to improve the “food & livelihoods”, overcoming a number of turmoil & hardships. This article introduce#JICACA's cooperation to achieve#agriculturere for the future” incl#FoodSecurityty & value-added crop cultivationjica.go.jp/english/news/f…RZI
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Kumamoto’s Misato Town is harnessing #esports to bring people of all ages together! It uses the @SEGA_OFFICIAL game #PuyoPuyo to help elderly ppl keep mental acuity, in programming classes at elementary schools, & for intergenerational competitions. #QOL
People in Japan can now learn about #DisasterPrevention through sports! SINC Inc. develops disaster preparation techniques into competitions for all ages, letting people enjoy themselves, gain knowledge, and help create a safer society. bouspo.jp #ResilientJapan
CoCooking Co., Ltd. CEO KAWAGOE Kazuma has developed @tabete_me, an award-winning food-sharing service and app that lets users "rescue" leftover food from stores, giving them great prices while reducing #foodloss! More here: cocooking.co.jp #NextGenJapan #GlobalGoals
To prevent the spread of #InfectiousDiseases, rapid and accurate laboratory testing is crucial. To enable this,testing capabilities and systems need to be improved not only in our own countries but also everywhere beyond our borders. #JICAMagazine #Kenya jicamagazine.jica.go.jp/en/article/?id…
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#Fukuoka, Miyama City has turned a closed elementary school into a gathering space and biomass center. Its approx. 130 t of waste/day is used for electricity and fertilizer, powering the center and helping local crops. city.miyama.lg.jp/s031/kanko/080… #RegionalRevitalization #GlobalGoals
#WonderWomanWednesday: Yabusame #HorsebackArchery was men-only, but @towada_joba’s KAMIMURA Ayuko apprenticed herself to a yabusame master, won her first ever yabusame competition, and later founded the world's only all-female #yabusame contest. towada-yabusame.com/en/sakura/
It is just three years until the opening of Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan, which will be held in Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture from April 13 to October 13 on the theme “Designing Future Society for Our Lives.” We preview the Expo. gov-online.go.jp/eng/publicity/… twitter.com/gov_online/sta…
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