January 2015

Top story January 2015

Insider tips to aid global sports host

British firms join a trade mission for business opportunities in relation to the Rugby World Cup 2019 and the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Publicity January 2015

YIS: A truly international learning community

Students of Yokohama International School come from, and move on to, academic institutions around the world.
Publicity January 2015

United under a common umbrella

The Tokyo Association of International Preschools brings together member institutions in one community.
Publicity January 2015

At the heart of the business community

The British School in Tokyo reflects on its 2014 BCCJ British Business Award.
David Bickle OBE President
January 2015

Doing business with confidence

The BCCJ reaffirms a commitment to supporting the interests of its members.
Politics January 2015

Solving world woes

Japan and the UK have a role in tackling current and future global challenges.
Media January 2015

DVD release for kids’ cartoon

An animation with wholesome values will be produced in Japanese this year.
Media January 2015

NHS share skills to help local nursing

A community health team has supported the research of Japanese specialists.
Leisure January 2015

Red tape stalls record bid

A British pilot on a round-the-world gyrocopter voyage is determined to complete the flight.
Media January 2015

Deal for big data bodies

An UK-Japan alliance is set to develop new technologies for high-speed networks.
Media January 2015

Church fetes 400-year ties

A special service to celebrate bilateral relations is held in Westminster Abbey.

A future with care robotics

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

Opening up to wealth in 2015

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

How to ruin your status in one minute

Giving a successful acceptance speech is a skill that can be learnt and honed.
Japanese Media January 2015

Japan news

Expected favourites of 2015; an oral care star is born; new efforts to keep customers happy
If You Ask Me January 2015

A look back at 2014

The year has seen a number of global, economic and environmental issues come to the fore.
Interview January 2015

Viorel Isticioaia-Budura

The new EU envoy to Japan shares his thoughts on bilateral trade relations.
Help January 2015

Supporting families

TELL outlines the help it can provide to children, teens and parents.
Health January 2015

Smoking and the oral cavity

The impact of nicotine on teeth and gums is both visible and hidden.
Lori Henderson MBE Executive Director
January 2015

Making connections for members

Forging new relationships is key to the BCCJ's ongoing development.
Education January 2015

Why parents pay for their kids to play

Private kindergarten focuses on unstructured, child-directed activities for kids to achieve social benchmarks.
Kathryn Wortley
January 2015

New year wishes

Future host, Japan, looks to the UK as a tourist campaign is launched in the lead up to the Rugby World Cup 2015.
Export To Japan January 2015

Local support adds business value

Working with a local distributor has proved successful for a Bristol-based firm.
Books January 2015

Considering the hypothetical

This book examines possible answers to strange questions.
BCCJ Event January 2015

Taking risks for venture success

Having confidence to bet on yourself and a willingness to do any task are key.
Arts January 2015


UK arts events in Japan
Media January 2015

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