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ASIA BIZ FORECAST

The program forecasts Asia's rapidly changing business, finance and market trends, bringing strategies of hot Asian companies and economist insights.

Hosted by Yuko Fukushima

ON AIR SCHEDULE (UTC)

Sat.14:10 - 14:40
20:10 - 20:40
Sun.2:10 - 2:40
8:10 - 8:40

Feb. 28, Sat.

Revitalizing Japan's Regions

Bankruptcies may be down, but the number of companies closing their doors in rural areas of Japan remains high. Even profitable firms are struggling to stay afloat, as they lose clients hurt by contracting local economies. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has set regional revitalization as a top priority. What needs to be done to achieve that goal? Industrial Growth Platform CEO Kazuhiko Tomiyama talks about possible solutions and challenges.



Room with a View

Japan has earned a global reputation for high-tech toilets. But while makers of warm-water bidets push into foreign markets, the industry focus back home is widening, from function to restroom experience. Shopping malls and restaurants are upgrading their toilets to attract customers. From high-rise views to video games, we show you what's happening behind closed doors.