Sponsors

  • bridgestone
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation
  • MITSUI & CO., LTD.
  • ORIX Corporation
  • skytree
  • the Tokyu Group
  • TOYOTA
  • Nagoya Railroad Co., Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi Motors Corporation
  • Nippon Rent-A-Car Service, Inc.
  • SEIBU HOLDINGS
  • SHIMIZU CORPORATION
  • Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
  • Toray Industries, Inc.

Next Episode

#22

UP DATE
Tue 23 Aug, 2016

An Interview with Uchida Yoko. Mirrorless Cars on the Road.

AIRTIMES

CNBC Asia: Sun 28 Aug, 2016
METRO TV:Sun 28 Aug, 2016
USTREAM: Tue 30 Aug, 2016
NIKKEI CNBC:Sun 28 Aug, 2016

 ”Uchida Yoko” specializes in creating “places to work” and “places to study” by integrating information communication technologies and environmental design. The company president explains his strategy to grow the business.
 The race to develop mirrorless cars is speeding up. A report on the next innovation from the auto industry.

Program A

WORLD BUSINESS SATELLITE *

 Mirrors are critical for car drivers to check their immediate surroundings and make sure that road conditions are safe. In June this year, rules regarding those mirrors underwent a big change, making it possible to develop “mirrorless cars”. How will the arrival of such cars transform the automobile? We report on what’s happening on the frontlines of the industry.

Program A

WORLD BUSINESS SATELLITE *

 Holiday villages are publicly-run lodging facilities popular among travelers for their low prices. They are in the midst of a transformation. The organization that oversees them was set up 55 years ago and there are currently 37 facilities across the country, including in national parks. But a major issue has been the aging of users. In response, some facilities have started targeting younger users by offering unique services.

Program A

Takumi 

 This time, we introduce a Takumi who developed an entirely new type of base isolator that can offer protection against bigger-than-expected earthquakes. He came up with the idea on his own based on his experience of and seismic data from the Great Hanshin Awaji Earthquake in 1995. The innovative base isolator has even been adopted by museums. We find out the secrets to his invention.

Program A

Executive Insight 

 ”Uchida Yoko” specializes in creating “places to work” and “places to study” by integrating information communication technologies and environmental design. Recently, it signed a strategic partnership agreement with a software development company in Vietnam. The president explains the aim of the latest deal and his strategy to grow the business.

Program B

Getting to Know Beautiful Japan  

Getting to Know Beautiful Japan

 Niigata Prefecture is one of the best rice producers in Japan. The water and the soil of Osawa area in Minami-Uonuma city are said to be the best. A 150-year-old renovated house has modern interior and makes you feel ‘you’ll want to stay forever.’ In a village suffering from depopulation, it’s surprising to see lots of young people, who are fascinated by old Japanese houses, moving there. We’ll travel to Niigata in summertime.

 

 

 * Available only on CNBC Asia.

 

Latest Episode

#21

UP DATE
Tue 16 Aug, 2016

Expenses When Starting New Life. Generating Electricity From Sound.

AIRTIMES

CNBC Asia: Sun 21 Aug, 2016
METRO TV:Sun 21 Aug, 2016
USTREAM: Tue 23 Aug, 2016
NIKKEI CNBC:Sun 21 Aug, 2016

 When people starts a new life, for instance, when they get married or get a job, they usually have to spend a lot of money for various things, including moving costs. Our ranking concerns products which newly-wed couples felt good about having bought when moving to a new residence. How much money did they spend?

 These days, following of the accidents at the nuclear power plants, more and more people are saying we should be increasing our rate of renewable energy utilization. We will introduce a researcher who is using a device that is able to produce energy from sound as a kind of renewable energy.

Program A

CHANNEL JAPAN RANKING

 When people starts a new life, for instance, when they get married or get a job, they usually have to spend a lot of money for various things, including moving costs. Our ranking concerns products which newly-wed couples felt good about having bought when moving to a new residence. How much money did they spend?

Program A

JAPANESE DREAM 

  These days, following of the accidents at the nuclear power plants, more and more people are saying we should be increasing our rate of renewable energy utilization. We will introduce a researcher who is using a device that is able to produce energy from sound as a kind of renewable energy.

Program A

GACCHIRI MONDAY *

 Our topic is ‘Stores in the third-class location.’ Some time ago, we had an episode showing several stores making a profit in inconvenient locations. Today, our episode will focus on stores facing conditions worse than the stores, but stores that keep attracting customers. What kind of ideas and strategies do they have?

Program B

Getting to Know Beautiful Japan  

The Current

 Ueda Castle was built by Sanada Masayuki, a general in the Sengoku period. Although it’s a small castle, they drove away a large army of Tokugawa Ieyasu on two occasions and their reputation spread throughout Japan. Pilgrims visit in order to be blessed with the winning luck of the Sanada, and for wisdom. In Shimosuwa town, the Onbashira Festival, which hold just once every 6 years at Suwa-Taisha Shrine, is in progress. We travel to Shinshu, the birthplace of the Sanada Samurai clan.

 

 

 * Available only on CNBC Asia.

 

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Sponsors

  • bridgestone
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation
  • MITSUI & CO., LTD.
  • ORIX Corporation
  • skytree
  • the Tokyu Group
  • TOYOTA
  • Nagoya Railroad Co., Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi Motors Corporation
  • Nippon Rent-A-Car Service, Inc.
  • SEIBU HOLDINGS
  • SHIMIZU CORPORATION
  • Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
  • Toray Industries, Inc.