We will look into Japan's sagging birthrate in this issue. There are many things to be considered in addressing this problem. We will try to approach some of them, including the current environment surrounding Japanese women, policy issues, psychological analysis, the work/life balance and corporate challenges. As a special article, problems associated with the safety of consumer products are to be taken up.
On the Cover Story we will feature "White Paper on International Economy and Trade 2007" Senior officials and specialists from METI look into ways of coping with dicerse economic and trade issues such as global current account imbalances and logistics in the annual White Paper.
About other contents, we will introduce Japnese ODA to india, Japanese Food, Sake, the art island Naoshima and the Japanese mentality seen in city landscape.
It is also interesting the viewpoint from the foreigners living in Japan. On this issue, British freelance joulnalist watch Japanese film industry, and Malaysian scholer look at the relationship between East Asia and Japan
What else can we do for environmental protection? In the next issue, we will feature global environmental issues, including Japan's latest technical developments by specialists in various fields. We will also
introduce a small regional company using bamboo for business, helping ease the load on the environment. In the "Japanese Mind" column, we will show you the fascination of "Noh" and how to enjoy the Japanese traditional
masked dance-drama, along with some beautiful photos.
Japan SPOTLIGHT latest issue is feature Abe Administrateion's Economic Policies. We invite 8 economic experts to get a big picture view of the pilicies and present Japan's economic condition.here
The latest issue features Japan's Fashion Industry. It cover from policy aspects to some examples of Internet business, including its potentiality and development. It will also carry an interview with the president of a world-famous Japanese fashion brand company. On the basis of new initiatives such as "Japan Fashion Week in Tokyo," you will get an insider's view of Japan's burgeoning fashion industry.