Category Archives: Featured

August featured business affairs

1. Accounting (Proposed amendments to Japan’s Modified International Standards (JMIS)) The ASBJ carried out an endorsement process on mainly IFRS 15 “Revenue arising from contracts with customers” and a new JMIS was published on June 20. In consideration of the indications … Continue reading

The Fed will make its balance sheet slim relatively soon

At July 15 2017 Federal reserve bank hold FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee), and declined to raise interest rates this month. “The committee expects to begin implementing its balance sheet normalization program relatively soon,” said the Fed statement. Key language … Continue reading

Workout for all ages

In these days, medical institutions recommend you to do exercise for maintaining your body. If you’re like most people, when you think of exercise you think of fast-paced aerobic routines. Cardio workouts are important. But if that’s the only type … Continue reading

How Convenient are the Convenient Stores in Japan

When we think of a convenience store, there’s only one name that usually comes into mind. This is not a surprise since a particular company has been in the industry for a while now and its branches can be found … Continue reading

IoT gives fuel Malware??

Under “IoT” idea, there are miscellaneous things connect to internet in these days, and Malware targeting Linux systems is growing, largely due to a proliferation of devices created to connect to the Internet of Things. One network security company was … Continue reading

July featured business affairs

1. Accounting (Accounting practice for PFI facility operators) In 2011, the “Act on Promotion of PFI (Private Finance Initiative)“ was amended and the PFI system was newly introduced. In response to the amendment, the ASBJ announced “Accounting practice for PFI facility … Continue reading

Labor Shortage in Japan: Now Becoming a Problem

In some developing countries, manpower is abundant but jobs are few. As a result, a lot of people are unemployed and are having a hard time in making both ends meet. On the other hand, it is the opposite situation … Continue reading

How will the company use AI at a business!?

Every few months it seems another study warns that a big slice of the workforce is about to lose their jobs because of artificial intelligence. Four years ago, an Oxford University study predicted 47% of jobs could be automated by … Continue reading

Futuristic Mode: Full Self-Driving Cars to be Developed

One of the top car manufacturing companies in Japan is aiming to produce it’s fully automated model by the year 2025. Despite the stiff competition in the international market, the company decided to get it on by producing its own … Continue reading

Science based better learning

We have all done it. We are reading something we want to remember later and out comes the highlighter. Green, yellow, blue, sometimes multiple colors at once to differentiate the importance of words in sentences. Even though highlighting is a … Continue reading