As in many cities around the globe, most people in Tokyo prefer anonymity when it comes to their wants, needs and vulnerabilities. Urban citizens may be desperate to get advice from an older, wiser person, but they don’t want to turn to the guy they’ve worked with for years or the uncle who remembers the tears shed over a broken toy truck. Someone familiar might … Continue reading Whats happening with middle age men in Japan?
The International Monetary Fund Tuesday raised its development conjecture for Japan’s economy this year and next, however, cautioned that contracting work constraints and frail expansion will be a delay the nation’s prospects. The IMF said it now expects the world’s number three economy to post 1.5 percent GDP development in 2017 and 0.7 percent one year from now, up from a July projection of 1.3 … Continue reading IMF has high expectations from world’s third biggest economy
Imagine the publisher of Pornhub.com being asked to address Harvard University undergraduates on the virtues of running a socially responsible business. That’s basically what happened in Japan this past December when the country’s most prestigious private university extended an invitation to adult entertainment mogul Keishi Kameyama. After years of being rejected for bank loans and frozen out of business deals, the onetime parish is now being … Continue reading Billionaire Porn King Reinvents Himself as Japan’s Startup Guru