Sponsors

  • bridgestone
  • Idemitsu Kosan Co.,Ltd.
  • Nagoya Railroad Co.,Ltd.
  • MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORPORATION
  • Nippon Rent-A-Car Service, Inc.
  • ORIX Corporation
  • SEIBU HOLDINGS
  • Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
  • Toray Industries, Inc.
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation
  • SHIMIZU CORPORATION
  • TOBU TOWER SKYTREE CO., LTD.
  • the Tokyu Group
  • TOYOTA

Next Episode

#30

UP DATE
Tue 17 Oct, 2017

Reviving Kyoto Townhouses with Private Funding. Journeying on Seven Stars in Kyushu.

AIRTIMES

CNBC Asia: Sun 22 Oct, 2017
METRO TV:Sun 22 Oct, 2017
USTREAM: Tue 24 Oct, 2017
NIKKEI CNBC:Sun 22 Oct, 2017

Kyoto townhouses are being turned into guesthouses and rented out as luxury accommodations.
 ”The spirit of hospitality” behind the ultimate journey on a luxury cruise train.

Program A

WORLD BUSINESS SATELLITE 

 As the number of foreign visitors increases year by year, Kyoto is facing a shortage of lodging facilities. There are now moves to collect funding from private investors to renovate traditional townhouses that are more than 100 years into high-end accommodations. Will this new source of financing help revive the old townscape?

Program A

Journeying on Seven Stars in Kyushu

 Luxury cruise train, Seven Stars in Kyushu, has been in operation for over three years but reservations are still more than 20 times oversubscribed. We discover the people who are helping to create the ultimate trip.

Program A

Dream Weavers *

 A woodworking company that had long been making carpentry tools saw sales slump by 70 percent from the peak and faced flood damage reaching 100 million yen. What saved the business from this crisis were chopsticks. We bring you the story of one company’s revival.

 * Available only on CNBC Asia.

 

Latest Episode

#29

UP DATE
Tue 10 Oct, 2017

Total Values Handled at Central Markets. Nurturing Innovators of the Future.

AIRTIMES

CNBC Asia: Sun 15 Oct, 2017
METRO TV:Sun 15 Oct, 2017
USTREAM: Tue 17 Oct, 2017
NIKKEI CNBC:Sun 15 Oct, 2017

 There are 64 central wholesale markets in Japan as of the end of fiscal year 2015. We will show total values handled a year at the central markets by category. And we will also introduce lesser known wholesale markets.

 In Tokyo’s manufacturing district, a factory is working on a project that will change the course of Japan’s revered ‘craftsmanship’. They are ‘crafting’ people by nurturing future generations of young innovators. We follow the factory that turns young engineers’ dreams into reality.

Program A

CHANNEL JAPAN RANKING

 There are 64 central wholesale markets in Japan as of the end of fiscal year 2015. We will show total values handled a year at the central markets by category. And we will also introduce lesser known wholesale markets.

Program A

THE DREAM KEY *

 
In Tokyo’s manufacturing district, a factory is working on a project that will change the course of Japan’s revered ‘craftsmanship’. They are ‘crafting’ people by nurturing future generations of young innovators. We follow the factory that turns young engineers’ dreams into reality.

Program A

JAPAN HERITAGE *

 This program introduces various cultural assets in Japan, both tangible and intangible along with their history. This time, we will touch upon a miniature garden city from the middle ages built around the Onomichi Channel in Hiroshima Prefecture.

 * Available only on CNBC Asia.

 

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Sponsors

  • bridgestone
  • Idemitsu Kosan Co.,Ltd.
  • Nagoya Railroad Co.,Ltd.
  • MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORPORATION
  • Nippon Rent-A-Car Service, Inc.
  • ORIX Corporation
  • SEIBU HOLDINGS
  • Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
  • Toray Industries, Inc.
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation
  • SHIMIZU CORPORATION
  • TOBU TOWER SKYTREE CO., LTD.
  • the Tokyu Group
  • TOYOTA