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  • Idemitsu Kosan Co.,Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation
  • MITSUI & CO., LTD.
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  • the Tokyu Group
  • TOYOTA
  • Nagoya Railroad Co., Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi Motors Corporation
  • Nippon Rent-A-Car Service, Inc.
  • SEIBU HOLDINGS
  • Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
  • Toray Industries, Inc.

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#52

UP DATE
Tue 21 Mar, 2017

The Governor of Shizuoka Prefecture. Cafeterias Feeding the Construction Rush.

AIRTIMES

CNBC Asia: Sun 26 Mar, 2017
METRO TV:Sun 26 Mar, 2017
USTREAM: Tue 28 Mar, 2017
NIKKEI CNBC:Sun 26 Mar, 2017

 From the Prefecture to the World. Shizuoka Prefectural Governor, Heita Kawakatsu, speaks about a regional government’s overseas strategy and his latest initiatives.
 New, large buildings are going up one after another in Tokyo. Amid this, a new business opportunity is emerging at construction sites. We report on a nascent market with soaring prospects.

Program A

WORLD BUSINESS SATELLITE *

 Ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, a slew of buildings are going up in Tokyo. Amid this, construction companies are inviting cafeterias to set up on site to motivate their workers. We report on one company that’s seeing its business soar amid the construction boom.

Program A

WORLD BUSINESS SATELLITE *

 An entrepreneurial venture is carrying out research to develop prosthetic hands that can be moved at will. Using just the instructions from the brain, people without arms can also freely manipulate these prosthetics. What’s more, there are now moves to apply neuroscience technologies to the field of nursing care. We take a look at the latest in lifestyle-changing neuroscience.

Program A

Takumi 

 Resin is an indispensable material in our daily lives and used for a variety of things such as plastic bottles. Our Takumi this time developed a new material from clay that turns into resin. We introduce a brand new material that has a range surprising qualities, such as being resistant to fire and melting, and blocking out air.

Program A

ExecutiveInsight 

 Shizuoka Prefecture faces the Pacific Ocean and lies almost right between Tokyo and Kyoto. It covers a vast area, stretching out from East to West. The prefecture is abounding in nature, with the World Heritage Site, Mount Fuji, in the North and Japan’s deepest bay, Suruga Bay, in the South. Governor Heita Kawakatsu speaks about his overseas strategy.

Program B

Getting to Know Beautiful Japan  

Getting to Know Beautiful Japan

 We explore Akita Prefecture, a region famous for growing rice. ‘Kanto Festival’ held in summer is one of the three major festivals in Tohoku, and it is a festival to pray for bumper crops. Each bamboo poles which has 46 lanterns hanging together, mirrors hanging ears of ripened rice. In Ogata village, large rice fields used to be the bottom of Hachirogata lake, and the land was reclaimed to produce more rice in 1957. We travel around Akita Prefecture in summer.

 

 

 * Available only on CNBC Asia.

 

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#51

UP DATE
Tue 14 Mar, 2017

Food Processing Machines. Offshore Wind Power Generation.

AIRTIMES

CNBC Asia: Sun 19 Mar, 2017
METRO TV:Sun 19 Mar, 2017
USTREAM: Tue 21 Mar, 2017
NIKKEI CNBC:Sun 19 Mar, 2017

 We’ll introduce the ranking of export value of specialized machinery such as food processing machines, and show you what kind of improvements those machines made. And also we’ll be showing you some of interesting vegetables.

 Due to the nuclear accidents in Fukushima caused by the Great East Japan Earthquake, we need to increase the ratio of the renewable energy. We’d like to introduce you to offshore wind power generation which is one of the renewable energies.

Program A

CHANNEL JAPAN RANKING

 We’ll introduce the ranking of export value of specialized machinery such as food processing machines, and show you what kind of improvements those machines made. And also we’ll be showing you some of interesting vegetables.

Program A

JAPANESE DREAM *

  Japanese Dream this week will take a offshore wind power generation. Due to the nuclear accidents in Fukushima caused by the Great East Japan Earthquake, we need to increase the ratio of the renewable energy. We’d like to introduce you to offshore wind power generation which is one of the renewable energies.

Program A

GACCHIRI MONDAY 

 Our topic today is ‘companies that started launching new businesses.’ Companies are required to be sensitive to the changes of the time and adjust themselves accordingly. We’ll introduce companies that started launching new businesses in order to survive.

Program B

Getting to Know Beautiful Japan  

Getting to Know Beautiful Japan

 We explore the Oki Islands in Shimane Prefecture. There are four major named inhabited islands, and the three islands closest are known as Dozen. The furthest one is Dogo. Islanders have traded in special black stones, Obsidian since ancient times. The Kuniga Coast of Nishinoshima, is the most picturesque place in the Oki Islands. The 50-meter tall bridge made of rock called Tsuten Bridge is one of the top three sights in Kuniga. We travel around the Oki Islands in summer.

 

 

 * Available only on CNBC Asia.

 

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Sponsors

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