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Japan’s Emperor will step down in April 2019

Announced he would abdicate due to aging Last year, the 83-year-old emperor said his age and health would make it difficult to fulfill his duties. A lot of Japanese people who really respect and love him were shocked to hear that, but on the other hand, we understood his thought and appreciated his long-term contribution to peace of Japan. The Symbol of the State and of the unity of the People According to the Japanese Constitution, the role of the Emperor is as #8220;the symbol of the State and of the unity of the People#8221; after the Second World War. The current Emperor, Akihito, is 125th in his line, dating back

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Golf diplomacy between Trump and Abe

Abe and Trump played golf together to show a strong tie on Sunday Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump played golf on the first day of Trump#8217;s three-day visit to Japan, to deepen their friendship and close personal ties. They were joined by 25-year-old Japanese professional golfer Hideki Matsuyama. Why on earth do Japanese business men love Golf?My husband was glad to join the golf party with colleagues Today, my hu…Family Time in Japan! Ivanka Trump might be the most successful person in this visit By the way, Ivanka Trump visited Japan previously as adviser to the president. She spoke at the World Assembly for Women and ask

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AI is going to take away the job from my husband?

Japanese large companies have announced the reduction of workforce One of the biggest banks in Japan announced that they will reduce one third of the current workforce in a decade. They have a lot of branched throughout Japan and oversee, and the number of workforce is around 60,000 now. By replacing their office work by AI and machine, they would slash many domestic branched and reduce their workforce. This trend is definitely expected to spread in various sectors in Japan. We have to change Japanese work styleNote: There is an affiliate link, which means I receive compensation if …Family Time in Japan! AI have a bad influence on economic situation?

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Einstein’s memo was auctioned

Einstein#8217;s memo was valued $1.3 million! Einstein#8217;s memo was auctioned at $1.3 million. Not just the price but also the content of his memo attract attention. A word with a deep meaning In 1922, Einstein came to Japan for lecture just before the announcement came he would be awarded the 1921 Nobel prize in physics. Albert Einstein wrote his thought about life on a note and handed it to the bellboy instead of a tip. He handed a signed note with one sentence, written in German: #8220;A calm and humble life will bring more happiness than the pursuit of success and the constant restlessness that comes with it.#8221; Almost a

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Typhoon “Lan” landed in Tokyo

A lot of people are evacuating from homes Finally, the typhoon Lan landed in Honshu area (where Tokyo is located). The size of this typhoon is incredible and terrible. I haven#8217;t experienced such a huge typhoon recently. Typhoons are tropical cyclones which form over the Pacific Ocean bearing maximum wind speeds of 7.2m/sec. These storms bring great damage, causing floods and landslides, the destruction of homes and loss of life. A lot of people were told to evacuate their homes, because Typhoon Lan might cause terrible landslide and river flooding. In particular, the people who are living at the bottom of the cliffs have to evacuate soon, even though that location

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The Prime Minister Abe won a overwhelming victory

The ruling coalition has won two-thirds majority The ruling coalition which is Liberal Democratic Party and Komeito has won a new two-thirds majority in parliamentary elections, putting Mr. Abe on course to become Japan#8217;s longest-serving leader. Abe shinzo is the Prime Minister of the 90th, 96th and 97th cabinets of the Japanese government. In 2006, at the age of 52, he became president of the Liberal Democratic Party and Prime Minister, but resigned in 2007 due to poor health and his party#8217;s loss in the House of Councillors election. In 2012 he once again became LDP president and PM. His financial policy is called #8220;Abenomics#8221; which consists of a bold monetary policy, a

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The important election is conducted in Japan

Important election for Japanese future We have a vote for election of House of Representative today. This election is very significant while the situation on the Korean Peninsula remains unstable. Its developing missile and nuclear arsenal extremely have been inciting underlying conservatism. North Korea’s missileThe North Korea fired missile over Japan This morning was so busy, beca…Family Time in Japan! The two -House Parliament Japan is a democratic country. Its people elect members of parliament, which has two houses: the Shugiin, or the House of Representatives, and the Sangiin, or the House of Councilors. The majority party in the Shugiin can form a cabinet for making administrative decisions on the nation#8217;s

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Kobe steel scandal is getting serious

The third biggest steel company in Japan admitted falsifying data. Earlier this week, Kobe admitted falsifying quality data on some of its products for up to a decade. The news has wiped out about $1.8bn off Kobe Steel#8217;s market value this week. The influence spread to many industries. Material company, which is upstream in the resource value chain, give huge influence to several industries easily. Carmakers : Toyota Motor Corp. and Honda Motor Co used the suspect materials in hoods and doors. Aircraft manufacture : Boeing is examining parts it gets through Subaru Corp which is Kobe Steel customer. Trains manufacture : Hitachi Ltd has exported to the U.K. contained compromised

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Good relationship between Japan and India!

Strategic and global partnership between two countries Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe set the future direction of the special strategic and global partnership between the two countries. They expressed the ambitious Bullet Train project to build the 316-mile bullet train line. Financing by Japan also means business farmed out to companies such as Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd., Hitachi Ltd. and East Japan Railway Co. In that sense, this project is so meaningful for economic effect of both countries. Nice communication with Indian friends My husband has a lot of good Indian friends he met when he studied at business school in the UK. My family met

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North Korea’s missile

The North Korea fired missile over Japan This morning was so busy, because The North Korea launched missile over Japan. The government system sends an alert called #8220;J alert#8221; to mobile phones about an incoming missile, and residents are urged to evacuate to “sturdy buildings” or basements. About 10 minutes after the first alert, the system then warned that the missile had just flown above land. The government later announced that the missile fell into the Pacific Ocean about 1,180 km east of Cape Erimo in Hokkaido. What can we do in 4 minutes? It takes about 10 minutes for the missile to land after launched. And #8220;J alert#8221; would

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