Biography of the Author Michiyo Ishida

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  1. Japanese whisky distilleries riding high on demand | Video
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    Japanese whisky distilleries riding high on demand | Video

    Japanese whisky is in high demand around the world - not just for those brands in production, but also bottles from so-called 'ghost' distilleries ...
  2. Japan's largest digital art museum offers a borderless interactive experience | Video
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    Japan's largest digital art museum offers a borderless interactive experience | Video

    A new museum has opened in Tokyo that promises a borderless digital experience. Michiyo Ishida checks out its immersive and interactive features.
  3. The rebirth of Hotel Okura | Video
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    The rebirth of Hotel Okura | Video

    The decision to demolish and rebuild Tokyo's iconic Hotel Okura sparks an outcry among Japan's historians and architects. But the hotel president ...
  4. Singapore food companies sell traditional products to Japanese consumers | Video
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    Singapore food companies sell traditional products to Japanese consumers | Video

    Japan is home to several well-known and much-loved foods - think ramen, sushi, sashimi, yakitori. But in recent years, many foreign food and ...
  5. Japanese cities use mascots to attract visitors, boost economy | Video
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    Japanese cities use mascots to attract visitors, boost economy | Video

    Japan is well known for its adorable creations such as Hello Kitty and the Pokemon series of characters. Many Japanese cities and towns are hoping ...
  6. High demand for office space in Tokyo’s business districts | Video
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    High demand for office space in Tokyo’s business districts | Video

    There are almost no vacancies in top grade offices in central Tokyo's business districts, with rental prices rising for the 25th consecutive quarter.
  7. Race to host Japan’s first legal casino | Video
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    Race to host Japan’s first legal casino | Video

    The race among local governments in Japan to be the first to host a legal casino in an Integrated Resort has kicked off. Interested parties have ...
  8. Japan's prospects for this year’s Asian Games | Video
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    Japan's prospects for this year’s Asian Games | Video

    Japan is one of the big past medal winners at the Asian Games, with strength in judo, gymnastics and swimming. The country is sending 38 swimmers ...
  9. Facial recognition technology set to debut at 2020 Tokyo Olympics | Video
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    Facial recognition technology set to debut at 2020 Tokyo Olympics | Video

    Athletes, staff, volunteers and media will have their identities verified via a face scan to prevent unauthorised entry to venues at the Tokyo ...
  10. Agricultural impact of historic rains in Japan | Video
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    Agricultural impact of historic rains in Japan | Video

    Japan’s Agriculture Ministry has estimated that the historic level of rain that hit the country in early July caused agricultural damage of more ...