Rikkyo University

Type: Organization
Name: Rikkyo University
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

World: UN Secretary-General appoints new members to Advisory Group of the Central Emergency Response Fund

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsCountry: World (New York, 29 August 2014) – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, today announced the appointment of six new members of the Advisory Group of the Central Emergency Response ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

India’s Modi heads to Japan with trade and China in mind

NEW DELHI: India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi heads to Japan on Saturday (Aug 30) for a five-day visit seeking to capitalise on a close relationship with his like-minded counterpart Shinzo Abe to boost trade between Asia's second and third largest ... [Published Channel NewsAsia - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

HeartFlow Announces Appointment of Several Key Executive Hires

Broad Experience, Track Records of Success Position Company for Global Growth, CommercializationREDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--August 28, 2014--HeartFlow, Inc. today announced the recent appointment of several key executives including Baird Radford, ... [Published Scottrade - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Child Poverty SOS / Single mothers struggle to survive working at Kabukicho nightclubs

The Yomiuri Shimbun This is the second installment in a series.A baby boy slept soundly on a small futon spread on the floor of a playroom in early July at Wanpaku Land, a private 24-hour child care center located in the Kabukicho entertainment district ... [Published The Japan News - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Modi's focus on the India-Japan relationship

In India’s 16th general election, the “Modi tsunami” swept the nation, ushering in a new era for the world’s largest democracy. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s making Japan his second overseas destination indicates the high degree of importance that Japan ... [Published Japan Times - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Akie Abe wants a society where ‘women shine’

By Chikara Shima / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writer Akie Abe, the wife of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, is active not only in her capacity as first lady, but also in practicing pesticide-free agriculture and running an izakaya restaurant. The Yomiuri Shimbun ... [Published The Japan News - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Could the lingua franca approach to learning break Japan’s English curse?

According to EF Education First’s English Proficiency Index for 2013, English ability among Japanese is flat-lining — and may even be falling — “despite enormous private investment.”In a damning assessment, EF concludes that “In the past six years, Japanese ... [Published Japan Times - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Power play: the debate over renewable energy

On Aug. 26, 2011, the same day that Prime Minister Naoto Kan resigned after widespread criticism of his handling of the meltdowns at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant that followed the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami in March 2011, the Diet ... [Published Japan Times - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Three Cheers for Abe's High-Tech CLT Wooden Arrow: The Future of Japanese Construction 安倍氏のハイテク「木の矢」を称賛する CLTと日本建築の未来

Three Cheers for Abe’s High-Tech CLT Wooden Arrow: The Future of Japanese Construction  安倍氏のハイテク「木の矢」を称賛する CLTと日本建築の未来Andrew DeWitThe attached August 7 Bloomberg article, “Japanese Women Armed With Chainsaws Head to the Hills Under Abe's Plan”, legitimately ... [Published Japan Focus - Aug 16 2014]
Entities: Japan, Wood, Forestry
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Japan Inc. finally focused on returns, reforms

TOKYO -- President Yoshihisa Kainuma of Minebea, the world's top miniature ball bearing manufacturer, is fixated on his company's stock price. "The share price is tantamount to a daily report card," he said.Kainuma keeps on his desk a panel with two numbers: ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Aug 15 2014]

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Chiharu Takenaka, Professor of International Politics at Rikkyo University, said: "Mr Abe needed to change those things to deal with a new global partner, India, to make the Japanese diplomatic position stronger in the Asia-Pacific region.”"
...improving patient outcomes and experiences and reducing costs to the health care system," said John H Stevens, M D , chairman and CEO of HeartFlow. "These individuals provide the exact experience and skills needed as we prepare to become a global, commercial stage company. I am thrilled to welcome Baird, Brent, Rob and Yoshiki to the HeartFlow family."
Recommended Citation: Andrew DeWit, "Three Cheers for Abe's High-Tech CLT Wooden Arrow: The Future of Japanese Construction" , The Asia-Pacific Journal , Vol. 12, Issue 32, No 2, August 11, 2014
"Having a higher ROE is a requirement for getting high regard by international investors" he said

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Child Poverty SOS / Single mothers struggle to ... [Published The Japan News - Aug 25 2014]
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Power play: the debate over renewable energy [Published Japan Times - Aug 16 2014]
Three Cheers for Abe's High-Tech CLT Wooden Arr... [Published Japan Focus - Aug 16 2014]
Japan Inc. finally focused on returns, reforms [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Aug 15 2014]
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