Japan's Women on Top of the World
Japan's Women on Top of the World ( HTML : English / Japanese )
Japan's World Cup winning soccer team kicks off this month's special feature on Japanese women achieving big things overseas.
|Nakanishi Runs and Jumps into Record Books ( HTML : English / Japanese )||PDF(200KB)|
Amputee athlete Maya Nakanishi is targeting world records in three events in addition to winning medals at the 2012 London Paralympics.
|The Mother Theresa of Haiti ( HTML : English / Japanese )||PDF(120KB)|
Eighty-four-year-old Akiko Sudo has been providing medical assistance in Haiti for over thirty years.
|Building the Foundations of the World's Newest Country ( HTML : English / Japanese )||PDF(155KB)|
Azusa Chiba, a development worker with UNOPS, is playing a part in the remarkable changes taking place in the newly established Republic of South Sudan.
|Open Architecture for All ( HTML : English / Japanese )||PDF(237KB)|
Osamu Sawaji speaks with one the partners in leading architect group SANAA, Kazuyo Sejima, about the firm's work.
|Women in Charge ( HTML : English / Japanese )||PDF(132KB)|
A Q&A with Sakie T. Fukushima, president of recruitment consultants G&S Global Advisors and vice chair of the Japan Association of Corporate Executives.
|INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF FORESTS
A Week on Yakushima ( HTML : English / Japanese )
The Japanese-Australian Environmental Conservation Program was held on the UN World Heritage Site of Yakushima island in Kagoshima Prefecture in September.
|H2O Studies 101 ( HTML : English / Japanese )||PDF(205KB)|
Dr. Masaru Tanaka, chief research fellow at the International Institute for Advanced Studies, explain his vision for the new field of H2O Studies.
|Preserving and Utilizing the Bounties of Forests ( HTML : English / Japanese )||PDF(173KB)|
Forestry Agency Director General Yoshitsugu Minagawa talks with Osamu Sawaji about the current state of the forests in Japan and around the world.
|PRIME MINISTER'S DIARY
Addresses at UN Headquarters
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Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda visited the United Nations headquarters in New York in September and delivered two speeches to world leaders.
Yokohama Triennale 2011 ( HTML : English / Japanese )
Yokohama Triennale 2011 offers visitors a "magical" experience of the arts through November 6 at two main venues in Yokohama.
New Diagnostic Method for Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease ( HTML : English / Japanese )
A team of scientists led by Professor Noriyuki Nishida of the Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences has developed a new way to diagnose CJD.
The Farsighted Vision of Masunaga Optical ( HTML : English / Japanese )
Gavin Blair examines the foresight of high-end spectacles manufacturer Masunaga Optical in Fukui Prefecture.
|THE NATION'S MUSEUMS
Itchiku Kubota Art Museum ( HTML : English / Japanese )
Julian Ryall visits the Itchiku Kubota Art Museum in Fuji-Kawaguchiko, Yamanashi Prefecture, to view the extraordinary kimonos designed by world famous textile-dyeing artist the late Itchiku Kubota-and his family and appprentices.
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