Category Archives: Featured

The Beauty of Japan in Autumn

For most Japanese, watching autumn leaves is a real beauty to see. Regardless if you are a local or a foreigner, this is a yearly event that you shouldn’t miss. People are so fortunate that several places have such beautiful … Continue reading

Recent Updates in Japanese Economy

During the Federal Open Market Committee held in July, information showed the expanding economic activity at a moderate pace. Fortunately, the labor market condition has improved though the unemployment had minimal improvement. In connection, a range of labor market indicators … Continue reading

Japan Now Bidding Farewell to Recession

Last week, the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) competitive ranking was announced and the result was a great news for the Japanese government and its people. It moved up to three places from 9th in 2013 to 6th in 2014, which … Continue reading

Almost” Victory for Japanese Tennis Enthusiasts

He’s almost there! Kei Nishikori almost hit the Grand Slam title in the recent US Open held in New York, USA. Despite the fact that he didn’t bring home the grand title, he is still known to be the first … Continue reading

September-Featured business affairs

1. Accounting(Issuance of “Japan’s Modified International Standards (JMIS)”) The Accounting Standards Board of Japan (ASBJ) issued an exposure draft on “Japan’s Modified International Standards (JMIS): Accounting Standards Comprising IFRSs and the ASBJ Modifications” on July 31st.JMIS are comprised of (1) … Continue reading

“Womenomics” – Can it Solve Workforce Deficiency?

In the modern world of Japan, it seems that men are behind all the success. In fact, Japanese people admit that “sexism” do exist in their country. Currently, women are having difficulty excelling in their field and do not have … Continue reading

Amazing Cafes and Restaurants in Japan

Japanese cuisine is worldly renowned for its artistic presentation and healthy ingredients. People from all over the world eat Japanese food and get to enjoy it just like how Japanese people do. Aside from the quality of food, there’s another … Continue reading

A Minor Change in Flight Procedures May Result to Long Term Benefits

Just like in the United States, Japan will soon allow the use of mobile phones while on board the plane. Starting September 1, the use of smart phones after the airplane’s take off is already allowed. Moreover, Wi-Fi connection will … Continue reading

August-Featured business affairs

1. Accounting(Revision of Companies Act and External Director) A bill to revise the Companies Act will be promulgated soon, coming into effect sometime around spring 2015. In this revision, the following points are included: (1)Obligatory disclosure of any reason for … Continue reading

Summer Sale is Back!

If United States has a “Black Friday Sale,” Japan has its own, too. So, aside from thinking of various water activities to beat the summer heat, one more thing to look forward to is shopping during Summer Sale. Since this … Continue reading