Tag Archives: Japan

Sunday Morning Podcast: News From Athens, Zurich, London, Tokyo (Monocle)

Monocle’s Emma Nelson speaks to Vincent McAviney and Rob Cox, plus we hear from The Saturday Paper’s Karen Middleton, and check in with Tokyo and Ljubljana.

Global News: Covid-19 Policy Mistakes, Warren Buffett & Japan, French Diplomacy (Podcast)

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, covid-19: why are so many governments getting it wrong? What Warren Buffett sees in Japan Inc (8:11) and French diplomacy (16:00).

Travel & Photography: ‘Autumn In Japan’ (Video)

We joined Michael George on a trip to Japan to explore nature and the bold autumn of colors of Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, and Nara.

Michael had the chance to enrich his budding love for Japan and its culture last November. The experience empowered his work in creative travel and inspired him to learn more about himself, his passions, and how certain colors and aesthetics relate to his craft. Focusing on the color yellow in Japan sharpened his awareness of autumn and the impending seasonal changes; the bold colors of nature matching the intense colors of temples and shrines.

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Design Books: “Handmade In Japan – The Pursuit Of Perfection” (Gestalten)

After documenting the crafts makers and traditional artisans of Japan for years, Irwin Wong assembled this wealth of unique knowledge and culture in a book. Handmade in Japan is a look into the endless pursuit of excellence, and this film represents some of the individuals featured in the book.

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Economy: Why U.S. Job Recovery Is Different From Other Countries

The U.S. unemployment rate shot up faster than in any other developed country during the pandemic. WSJ explains how differences in government aid and labor-market structures can help predict how and where jobs might recover.

Video/Illustration: Jaden Urbi/WSJ

Global News Podcast: America’s Ugly Election, Abe’s Japan & British Dogs

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, America’s ugly election: How bad could it get? How Abe Shinzo changed Japan (8:35) and why Britons walk their dogs so much (16:00).

Top Culinary Arts Videos: “Japanese Fried Rice” From Teppanyaki Hoen In Kyoto

Fried rice in Kyoto as part of a lunch menu, including Wagyu beef, vegetables, herbs and an egg.

Teppanyaki Hoen(鉄板焼 豊園) is a restaurant located on the 2nd floor of the Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto.

This Teppanyaki restaurant commits on using the best ingredients when cooking your meal. High-quality Japanese Wagyu and seafood, fresh vegetables from the Kyoto area, and salt from France. Their theme is to provide the best fusion of Eastern and Western cuisine. There is also a sommelier present at the restaurant who can recommend you the best wine for your preference.

The restaurant is spacious and even has a private room, so you can come with children without any problems.

Morning News Podcast: Republican Convention, Hurricane Laura, Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe Steps Down

President Trump accepts the Republican nomination from the White House South Lawn with hundreds in the audience huddled together without masks. Also, clean up continues as Hurricane Laura leaves a trail of devastation. And, Japan’s longest serving Prime Minister Shinzo Abe steps down because of his deteriorating health.