October 2004 Issue

On the cover: Distance can be dangerous

October 2004
No. 60


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October 2004 Issue

Buzz

  Seasonal Reflections
At the close of summer, many Japanese returned to their hometowns to celebrate the O-bon festival, during which Buddhists believe that their ancestors' spirits return to ...
 
 
  Necessary Adjustments
JAPAN has enjoyed a two-year economic expansion, one that has not involved pork barrel spending and has generally been driven by Japan's competitive export-oriented sectors. (more)
 
 

G-Spot

  Awesome New Gear
The latest Tech
 
 

Upfront

  Do Not Eat Your SIM Card
Misconceptions surrounding international mobile phones
 
 
  Can Anyone Succeed?
Startups in Japan.
 
 

Features

  The Risks of Outsourcing
How to secure the outsourcing beast. By Kevin C. Desouza, Yukika Awazu and John Mehling
 
 

Look

  An October Anniversary
High over Hokkaido
 
 

Investor Insight

  The Looming Oil Shocks
How Japan is going "green."
 
 

People

  Mourning In Japan
Business for the bereaved
 
 

Research

  Sakhalin and Kazakhstan: An Oil Policy Primer
An oil policy primer for Asia and the world
 
 

Shorts

  What's In a Name?
The last word
 
 

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