CATCH JAPAN (Nov. 2023)
Explore a colorful variety of modern Japan’s most popular topics, including food, technology, ecology and regional promotions, with a focus on the innovative ideas and passionate effort from the people behind it all.
Located near Tokyo's Haneda Airport is Kawasaki City in Kanagawa Prefecture. It's home to many large-scale factories that provide pivotal support to Japan's heavy chemical industry. Including the inland area, the city hosts over 26,000 small and medium-sized companies engaged in diverse forms of manufacturing, including metal and stationery products. This segment features Kawasaki City's industrial prowess and diverse manufacturing ecosystem, as well as the stories of individuals and businesses contributing to its heritage and innovation.
The 1st Japan Annual-International Art Festival was held at Kyoto’s Daigoji Temple which was founded in 874.
This was a pre-event for the Osaka-Kansai EXPO 2025 themed: "The Future Produced by Co-creation of Art and Technology.”
With a variety of exhibits by the producers of the EXPO, many artists presented ambitious works that utilize the latest technological marvels.
Waste management has become a significant challenge for the South Asian country of Bangladesh, as its economy continues expand. Japan's efforts through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), to address this issue aim to bring about significant changes in the cities of Bangladesh. This segment features a Japanese company’s efforts to solve the challenges faced by a country on the rise.
ASEAN and Japan have cooperated across a variety of fields. To mark the 50th commemorative year of ASEAN-Japan relations in 2023, Japan’s Ministry of the Environment launched a new environmental cooperation program, answering the question: How to build a more effective support system that meets the needs of Southeast Asia's fast-growing economy? Dialogue and building trust are the key.