Biography of the Author Michiyo Ishida

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Michiyo Ishida

Journalist at CNA, Asia's leading English-language news platform.

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  1. Japan steps up efforts to bring down barriers for elderly visitors, tourists with disabilities | Video
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    Japan steps up efforts to bring down barriers for elderly visitors, tourists with disabilities | Video

    From hospitality helpers to wheelchair-friendly facilities, efforts to support barrier-free tourism for the elderly and people with special needs ...
  2. COVID-19 resurgence dampens Christmas in Japan | Video
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    COVID-19 resurgence dampens Christmas in Japan | Video

    Tokyo is gearing up for the year-end festivities, but this year’s Christmas celebrations in the capital will be a muted affair due to the COVID-19 ...
  3. Japan joins global race to fund hydrogen projects | Video
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    Japan joins global race to fund hydrogen projects | Video

    Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has pledged that his country will become carbon neutral by 2050. The country is setting its sights on ...
  4. Japan’s geishas turn to traditional tools to lower COVID-19 risk | Video
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    Japan’s geishas turn to traditional tools to lower COVID-19 risk | Video

    Wearing a mask is now a norm in many countries to help prevent the transmission of COVID-19. But what about the risk when one removes it to eat ...
  5. No back up plan for Tokyo Olympics if COVID-19 pandemic persists: Organisers | Video
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    No back up plan for Tokyo Olympics if COVID-19 pandemic persists: Organisers | Video

    There are less than nine months before the postponed Tokyo Olympics begins, but the COVID-19 pandemic is not showing signs of abating. The ...
  6. Tokyo Olympic Games medals to be made of e-waste
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    Tokyo Olympic Games medals to be made of e-waste

    With 650,000 tons of electronic waste churned out in Japan every year, organisers of the Olympic Games are hoping to tap into this resource for ...
  7. Japan's fishing industry still reeling from effects of Fukushima
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    Japan's fishing industry still reeling from effects of Fukushima

    It has been seven years since the Fukushima nuclear disaster, but many countries still ban the shipment of fresh fish from Japan. But there are ...
  8. Malaysian PM Mahathir says may be prime minister for 1-2 years
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    Malaysian PM Mahathir says may be prime minister for 1-2 years

    Newly elected Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Tuesday (May 15) he may remain premier for up to two years and will play a role in ...
  9. Japan struggles to cope with aftermath of floods, landslides | Video
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    Japan struggles to cope with aftermath of floods, landslides | Video

    As the death toll from devastating floods and landslides in Japan rises, many residents from Okayama prefecture are spending the night in ...
  10. Japan deals with waste in the wake of deadly torrential rains | Video
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    Japan deals with waste in the wake of deadly torrential rains | Video

    It’s been three weeks since western Japan was battered by historic rainfall. Communities now face the daunting task of dealing with the huge ...