Jérôme Chouchan's approach to business is partly informed by his expertise in kyudo, or Japanese archery.
The Japanese government has introduced a points-based system to facilitate the entry of highly skilled foreign professionals.
Support for foreign companies looking to make inroads in Japan is on the rise. Founded in 2015, Anchorstar is one such supportive presence.
Recruitment of foreign nationals in Japan is on the rise. We look at the example of a global ICT company based in Minato, Tokyo.
A staffing agency with a difference is helping foreign students — and their potential employers — to find stable employment in Japan.
The City of Yokohama in Kanagawa Prefecture has instituted a range of measures to ensure that children of international families enjoy a sound education irrespective of their language ability on entering school.
At Tokyo Metropolitan Hiroo Hospital, systems are in place to ensure that international patients have access to the institution's advanced medical services in much the same way as Japanese patients do.
Introducing two foreign residents of Japan who, like many, spoke no Japanese at all on their arrival but who are picking up the language while succeeding in their jobs.
Testing is underway of a new technology to safely store and transport large volumes of hydrogen in a secure liquid state.
Stephanie Crohin from France shares the beauty of sento bathhouse culture from her home in Tokyo with readers around the world.
Fashion designer Yuima Nakazato makes use of advanced production and textile technologies with a view to one day achieving the concept of "mass customization."
The dolls crafted in the Iwatsuki district of Saitama are held to be the most refined in all Japan.
Benevolent seafarers the Murakami Kaizoku have left their mark on the Geiyo Islands.
Copyright © 2009 Cabinet Office, Government of Japan All rights Reserved.