Tokyo's tourists discover the night
There's more to do in Tokyo at night than just typical nightlife, and tour companies are tapping this resource as more visitors from abroad seek out new, novel experiences when seeing the city.
Tokyo's appeal to foreign students
More foreign students than ever are studying in Tokyo, including many interested in hospitality and design.We met with some of these students and learned why they chose Tokyo.
Japan's space agency to test reusable rocket
Japan's space agency will develop a reusable rocket that can carry payloads into orbit on two consecutive days, aiming to cut the costs of space transport.
US shows off the F-35B jet
The U.S. Navy demonstrated the capabilities of the F-35B attack fighter jet, showing reporters on an aircraft carrier off the coast of Okinawa the jet's ability to land vertically and take off in short distances.
Tokyo's Ikebukuro district has become a center for "otaku" culture, with festivals and shopping streets bringing together fans. But it also has a history of nurturing young manga artists, and it is a tradition that continues to this day.
The art of making G-Shock watches
The G-Shock watch brand has changed Casio's fortunes more than once. A tour of the company's factory in northern Japan where all the parts are made, shows just how much goes into making these complex timepieces.
Japan embraces competitive esports
Competitive esports has become a worldwide phenomenon, and Japan risks falling behind. But now with the consolidation of the country's three major esports organizations, Japan is ready to offer bigger prizes and support its professional gamers.
Celebrating Chinese New Years with all
The Cap Go Meh festival to celebrate the end of the Chinese New Years period in Indonesia's West Java Province brings together ethnic Chinese, Muslims, Catholics, Protestants and Hindus as the entire community joins in.
China's land of wine
The European luxury brand LVMH has found a little slice of wine paradise in the mountains of Yunnan Province, China, where it is creating wines under the Ao Yun brand that aim to rival any wine the world has to offer.
Bank Mandiri puts focus on offshore assets
Kartika Wirjoatmodjo, the CEO of the Indonesian banking giant Bank Mandiri, talks about the region's commodities recovery and the bank's move into Singapore wealth management as it targets offshore assets.
The power of "impact investing"
Durreen Shahnaz, the founder of Impact Investment Exchange, talks about helping the most disadvantaged members of society to borrow and lend, and how this can help emancipate people, from her native Bangladesh to the whole world.
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