The Japanese government publishes new articles every month in an official e-magazine, “KIZUNA.” Six new articles, published in May, are outlined below.
– Japan Stands with Ukraine: Keeping Education Going for Students
In response to Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, Japan is providing wide-ranging support for Ukraine. Here’s one example from academia.
– 50th Reversion Anniversary: Okinawa’s Sustainable Tourism Development and Beyond
Since its reversion to Japan from U.S. control, Okinawa has leveraged its local assets as remote islands for growth.
– Touching the Cutting Edge of Quantum Technology in the Homeland of the Superconducting Qubit
A Japanese researcher who made a breakthrough in progress toward practical use of quantum computers talks about the technology’s outlook.
– The Impact of AI: Anyone Can Be a Skilled Farmer
Japan is accelerating high-level social implementation of artificial intelligence — such as AI-based agricultural pest diagnosis.
– Creating an Innovation Ecosystem in Okinawa
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University offers hands-on support to researchers and startups.
– The Freedom of Reading a Visually Impaired Man Gained in Japan
Mohamed Omer Abdin, a visually impaired Sudanese man in Japan, has been making efforts to support the world’s similarly afflicted.
Kizuna means the enduring bonds between people — close relationships forged through mutual trust and support. The kizuna cultivated among countries of the world has the power to deepen cooperation for a better future. By reporting on a wide variety of topics concerning Japan, “KIZUNA” hopes that this publication will provide opportunities for Japan and the rest of the world to connect and build strong kizuna.
Source: Cabinet Public Affairs Office, Cabinet Secretariat, Government of Japan