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August 2023: Best Content on Japan
Softbank scoops, secret prefectures, BEENOS insights, bubbles burst, and Tokyo tales. Dive into the most interesting content on Japan this August!
This August, I’m taking you on a whirlwind journey through Japan, from Softbank’s latest controversies to the serene charm of its lesser-known prefectures. Dive deep into e-commerce with BEENOS Corp, reflect on economic bubbles with China and Japan, and spotlight the pressing gender inequality debate.
For Videos, debunk the "Wacky Japan" media myth, experience samurai life in Edo, and gaze into Tokyo’s future skyline. And because I can't resist—hop aboard the world's cleanest subway! 🚄🗾
When , my preferred source for climate related news, releases an article about Japan, and perhaps Japan’s most talked about company, Softbank, you know it’s a must read:
The Asahi Shimbun: Japan, China must ease anger over Fukushima water release.
- writes a wonderful little list on why you should visit one of Japan’s least visited prefectures:
gives us an extensive 3Q, 2023 analysis of BEENOS Corporation, a Tokyo-based global e-commerce giant with diverse subsidiaries, pioneering in online and mobile commerce since 1999:
My take on how the present Chinese real-estate collapse looks an awful lot like the Japanese bubble-burst in the 90s:
Gender inequality has been a hot topic in Japan this month, and here are two articles highlighting the issue:
East Asia Forum: Closing the gender gap in corporate Japan.
My article on how possible ways Japan can adress its insane gender inequality:
Bonus video (because I’m such an avid fan of Tokyo’s metro):