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May/June 2020 Issue

May/June 2020 Issue

Digital Technology Will Create a New World After the Global Spread of Covid-19

Contents : May/June 2020 Issue (No.231)
Digital Technology Will Create a New World After the Global Spread of Covid-19
Publisher's Note
The Memory of Social Crises
By Kazumasa Kusaka
Cover Lead
Digital Technology Will Create a New World After the Global Spread of Covid-19
By Naoyuki Haraoka
Cover Story 1
Interview with Dr. Kei Sakaguchi, Professor at Tokyo Institute of Technology
5G – a Technology to Realize a “Super Smart Society”
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 2
Interview with Taro Shimada, Corporate Senior Vice President & Chief Digital Officer of Toshiba Corporation, President & CEO of Toshiba Digital Solutions Corporation, CEO & Representative Director of Toshiba Data Corporation, Board Chairman of ifLink Open Community
CPS Technology Creates a Society Sharing the Benefits of Big Data
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 3
Development of a Global Manufacturing Model in the Digital Economy – a Revolution Brought About by Virtual Engineering
By Takanao Uchida
Cover Story 4
Interview with Sean Deng, CEO of OPPO Japan
Consumers’ Needs Are the Engine of Business for Smartphone Producer OPPO Japan
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 5
New Public Services Created by Diversity & Connections: Possibilities for Applications of New Technologies
By Kazumasa Oguro
Cover Story 6
The Debate on Taxing Digital Services, Where Interests Clash
By Shigeki Morinobu
Cover Story 7
Progress of Digital Trade & the Current Status of Rule-Making
By Jota Ishikawa
Special Interview
Interview with Dr. Oussouby Sacko, President of Kyoto Seika University
Reinforcing Globalization & Localization Through Education
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Special Article
Haiku Attunement & the “Aha” Moment
By Edward Levinson
History of Relations of Asian Countries 1
Early Religious Emissaries Between India & China
By Cyril Veliath, S. J.
History of Relations of Asian Countries 2
Contributions of France to Japan’s Industrial Modernization from the End of the Edo Period to the Meiji & Taisho Eras
By Christian Philippe Polak
Economists' Views on the Global Economy
How Monetary & Fiscal Policy Can Work Against Coronavirus Shock: Proposal for the Issue of Corona Bonds
By Naoyuki Yoshino, Hiroaki Miyamoto & Muhammad Zubair Mumtaz
Student View 1
How Japan Can Improve Its Digital Payment Technologies
By Shenger Zhou
Student View 2
Technology & the Healthcare Systems in Uzbekistan & Japan
By Urmonbekov Mukhammad Diyor
Economic Indictors for Japan
Current Status of Cashless Payments & Transactions in Japan
By Nobuo Iizuka
Back Cover
Digital Technology Will Create a New World After the Global Spread of Covid-19

【Next Issue】 Our July/August 2020 issue will highlight a new global trade order in a post Covid-19 world. We will invite leading thinkers to introduce their views on how trade would contribute to economic restoration after the coronavirus pandemic. Our next issue will be published on our website on July 10, 2020.