Cover Feature

Insider tips to aid global sports host

by Julian Ryall

British firms join a trade mission for business opportunities in relation to the Rugby World Cup 2019 and the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.

BCCJ ACUMEN’s Purpose:

To strengthen UK-Japan economic and cultural relations by providing BCCJ Members, the British community, and others in Japan with a forum to promote their products and services, share ideas and information, and cultivate Anglo-Japanese understanding and cooperation.

Leaders

Features

E-BULLETIN EXCLUSIVE

Opening up to wealth in 2015

by Michiaki Tanaka

According to the Chinese art of feng shui, this year the global economy will stabilise.

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E-BULLETIN EXCLUSIVE

A future with care robotics

by Dr Florian Kohlbacher

Using cutting-edge technology to support elderly patients could help combat problems associated with ageing societies.

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E-BULLETIN EXCLUSIVE

How to ruin your status in one minute

by Dr Greg Story

Giving a successful acceptance speech is a skill that can be learnt and honed.

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Japanese Media

Japan news

by Mark Schreiber

Expected favourites of 2015; an oral care star is born; new efforts to keep customers happy

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BCCJ Event

Taking risks for venture success

by Kathryn Wortley

Having confidence to bet on yourself and a willingness to do any task are key.

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Interview

Viorel Isticioaia-Budura

by Julian Ryall

The new EU envoy to Japan shares his thoughts on bilateral trade relations.

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Politics

Solving world woes

by Julian Ryall

Japan and the UK have a role in tackling current and future global challenges.

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Export To Japan

Local support adds business value

by Julian Ryall

Working with a local distributor has proved successful for a Bristol-based firm.

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Publicity

At the heart of the business community

by Brian Christian

The British School in Tokyo reflects on its 2014 BCCJ British Business Award.

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Publicity

United under a common umbrella

by Kevin Maxfield

The Tokyo Association of International Preschools brings together member institutions in one community.

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Education

Why parents pay for their kids to play

by Teru Clavel

Private kindergarten focuses on unstructured, child-directed activities for kids to achieve social benchmarks.

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Publicity

YIS: A truly international learning community

by Craig Coutts

Students of Yokohama International School come from, and move on to, academic institutions around the world.

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Leisure

Red tape stalls record bid

by Julian Ryall

A British pilot on a round-the-world gyrocopter voyage is determined to complete the flight.

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Arts

Arts

by Kana Shimoyoshi

UK arts events in Japan

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Help

Supporting families

by Dr Chie Okuda

TELL outlines the help it can provide to children, teens and parents.

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Health

Smoking and the oral cavity

by Dr Anthony S Drennan DMD

The impact of nicotine on teeth and gums is both visible and hidden.

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If You Ask Me

A look back at 2014

by Ian de Stains OBE

The year has seen a number of global, economic and environmental issues come to the fore.

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Books

Considering the hypothetical

by Ian de Stains OBE

This book examines possible answers to strange questions.

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Media

Japan / UK News

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