In this space the SNA will provide links to various English-language online resources that have emerged tracking the Covid-19 crisis in Japan.
The Covid-19 crisis became a dominating issue for the world, and Japan is no exception.
Immediately after the 1923 Great Kanto Earthquake, many began to imagine a physically and conceptually transformed Tokyo. While we may be nowhere near the end of the slow-motion train wreck that is Covid-19, imagining a post-pandemic Japanese society that can benefit citizens is the beginning of revitalization, and hopefully, a more substantial set of transformations.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported in the first half of May 2020.
Covid-19 has thrown the global economy into disarray. People have been forced to stay home, and businesses to stay closed, with little idea of when normal activity will resume. The government of Japan, in order to mitigate the virus’ impact on the economy, has proposed multiple measures to help workers and small and medium enterprises.
This exhibition at the Mori Art Museum in Tokyo, held from November 2019 to March 2020, featured more than a hundred projects, and provided a window from which to contemplate the changes that are developing right now due to the advances in AI, biotechnology, robotics, and AR.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported in the last half of April 2020.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported in the first half of April 2020.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported in the last half of March 2020.
Japan gave Taiwan manga, anime, and KTV. Taiwan is now returning the favor with bubble milk tea.