Sometime later this week, our sister publication, Metropolis will mark a significant milestone: its JapanTourist.jp website will surpass Lonely Planet for the sheer number of articles available about Japan in English.
Tokyo could start limiting the number of vehicles transiting the city -- think of Singapore and its various toll charging and vehicle registration systems, which have kept annual vehicle growth down to just 1.5% a year.
Changes in this sector shouldn't be surprising: the high yen, the government's pressure on employers to choose between full-time workers or nothing, and the increase of employee social welfare compulsory contributions.
Entrepreneur's Handbook Seminar February 15th, 2014
If you have been considering setting up your own company, find out what it takes to make it successful. Terrie has established 17 companies in Japan over the last 30 years, and has a lot of experience to share about how to structure and run your business when first starting up.
This is an ideal opportunity to find out what is involved, and to ask specific questions that are not normally answered in business books. All materials are in English and are Japan-focused.