Biography of the Author Michiyo Ishida

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  1. Abe sets sights on constitutional revision as Japan new Diet session starts | Video
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    Abe sets sights on constitutional revision as Japan new Diet session starts | Video

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is committed to revise the post war constitution. It’s an ambition he wants to kickstart in the coming Diet ...
  2. Japan's schools beef up English language classes | Video
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    Japan's schools beef up English language classes | Video

    Learning English will be made compulsory in Japan's elementary schools from 2020 in a bid to improve the standard of the language in the country.
  3. Japan’s Olympians remember tsunami survivors | Video
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    Japan’s Olympians remember tsunami survivors | Video

    Ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Japan’s past and present Olympians have banded together in a project to put smiles back on the faces of the ...
  4. Symbolic start to Tokyo 2020 Olympics | Video
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    Symbolic start to Tokyo 2020 Olympics | Video

    A softball match will be held in Fukushima prefecture to give a symbolic start to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics two days before it officially opens on ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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.
  7. 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 ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. 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 ...
  10. 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.