Biography of the Author Michiyo Ishida

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  1. Transforming Japan: Shibuya's 'once-in-a-century' facelift | Video
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    Transforming Japan: Shibuya's 'once-in-a-century' facelift | Video

    Japan's famous Shibuya district, the area where the young and hip gather, is undergoing a rare facelift. Michiyo Ishida reports.
  2. Shinzo Abe becomes Japan’s longest-serving premier | Video
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    Shinzo Abe becomes Japan’s longest-serving premier | Video

    Shinzo Abe becomes Japan's longest-serving premier on Nov 20, surpassing the record of 2,886 days in office held by early 1900s leader Taro Katsura.
  3. Doctors in Japan urge study on health effects of vaping | Video
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    Doctors in Japan urge study on health effects of vaping | Video

    Doctors in Japan are urging the government to conduct a comprehensive study on the health effects of e-cigarettes or vaping following two serious ...
  4. Electric vehicles take centre stage at Tokyo Motor Show | Video
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    Electric vehicles take centre stage at Tokyo Motor Show | Video

    The Tokyo Motor Show kicked off in the Japanese capital on Thursday (Oct 24) with more than 180 companies taking part. Carmakers are showcasing ...
  5. Japan assesses damage after deadly typhoon | Video
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    Japan assesses damage after deadly typhoon | Video

    Japan is still assessing the extent of damage from Typhoon Hagibis which killed at least 68 people. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said his government ...
  6. Japanese town gears up to host Singapore athletes during 2020 Tokyo Olympics | Video
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    Japanese town gears up to host Singapore athletes during 2020 Tokyo Olympics | Video

    With less than a year to go before the 2020 Summer Olympics and Paralympic Games in Japan, organisers are busy lining up host towns to receive ...
  7. Japan’s Nagi town stems falling birth rate | Video
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    Japan’s Nagi town stems falling birth rate | Video

    The number of babies born in Japan is falling faster than expected. Due to the low birth rate and a fast-aging society, Japan's population is ...
  8. Japan’s consumption tax rises to 10% on Oct 1 | Video
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    Japan’s consumption tax rises to 10% on Oct 1 | Video

    Japan’s consumption tax will rise from eight per cent to 10 per cent on Oct 1. Although previous tax hikes had always led to severe political ...
  9. Japanese tourists to Singapore on the rise after 5-year drop | Video
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    Japanese tourists to Singapore on the rise after 5-year drop | Video

    The number of visitors from Japan grew 4.6 per cent to 830,000 last year, says the Singapore Tourism Board (STB). CNA's Michiyo Ishida explains ...
  10. Japan hosts Asia’s first Rugby World Cup | Video
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    Japan hosts Asia’s first Rugby World Cup | Video

    Asia's first Rugby World Cup kicks off on Sep 20 with Japan taking on Russia in Tokyo. More than half a million foreign fans are expected ...