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IIST e-MagazineIIST e-Magazine No.0285
30, November, 2018


Publishing Malaise Continues to Deepen
The struggle to combat piracy websites


Yoshihisa Kato
Chief Editor, Cultural News Section
Kyodo News

The publishing industry continues to languish amidst sluggish book and magazine sales. Piracy websites are one factor behind poor manga sales, but there is strong opposition to blocking these sites, and the panel organized by the government has abandoned its efforts to find a solution. Caught between the severity of the damage and the constitutional right of secrecy of communication, the publishing world is really struggling.
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Japanese Style DMOs Drive Local Tourism (1)
Infusing Akan Tourism with Ainu Culture


Masayuki Onishi
Director, Akan Tourism Association & Community Development Organization

Hokkaido's tourism industry is already the same size as agriculture and fisheries put together, serving as a key driver in Hokkaido’s development. With inbound tourism continuing to grow, the hot-spring resort Akanko Onsen is revisiting Ainu culture as part of community development that focuses on genuine local power. We are currently honing adventure tourism, while also engaging in a style of regional management that emphasizes local consenus-building.
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Indonesia's Re-“Industrialization” and Japan

Yuri Sato
Executive Vice President
Institute of Development Economies (IDE-JETRO)

Indonesian President Joko Widodo is now in the fifth and final year of his current term. While currently focused on completing a whole range of infrastructure development projects as a tangible measure of his first term, according to the President, all this infrastructure development is actually a means to an end: “industrialization”. Here I examine why Indonesia is so interested in “industrialization” at this point in time.
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- FY2017(No.266-No.277)
Editorial by experts, Tohoku reconstruction, Growing Inbound Tourism (total 4 times), AI,IoT to Cerate New Business(total 3 times), International situation(total 3 times), Series: Looking fo the Real Russia(total 4 times), IIST Activities(total 8 times)

- FY2016(No.254-No.265)
Editorial by experts, Tohoku reconstruction (total 2 times),, Series: Regional Revitalization(total 3 times), Growing Inbound Tourism (total 5 times), International situation, The Power of Japan-Japan's Evolving Manufacturing Industry(total 3 times), IIST Activities

- FY2015(No.242-No.253)
Editorial by experts, Tohoku reconstruction, Series: Regional Revitalization(total 5 times), Understanding Japan through Key Words, (Reported by IIST) The Power of Japan-Japan's Evolving Manufacturing Industry,(total 2 times) IIST Activities

- FY2014(No.230-No.241)
Editorial by experts, Tohoku reconstruction, ASEAN Economic Integration and Japanese Companies(total 4 times), Reading the Changing Chinese Market(total 3 times), Understanding Japan through Key Words, White Paper on International Economy and Trade 2014, (Reported by IIST) The Power of Japan-Japan's Evolving Manufacturing Industry,(total 3 times) IIST Activities

- FY2013(No.218-No.229)
Editorial by experts, Tohoku reconstruction, Central Asia and Japan(total 7 times), The TPP and Agricultural Revitalization(total 5 times), IIST Activities

- FY2012(No.206-No.217)
Editorial by experts, Tohoku reconstruction, The Mekong Region and Japan, Global Human Resource Development (total 3 times), White Paper on International Economy and Trade 2012, IIST Activities

- FY2011(No.194-No.205)
Editorial by experts, Tohoku reconstruction, Offshore Expansion by Small and Medium Enterprises (total 6 times), Regional Internationalization and Activation in Japan, IIST Activities

- FY2009(No.170)-FY2010(No.193)
Editorial by experts, Economic and Industrial Policy, Interviews in the industry, Information about the region of Japan

- FY2001(No.1)-FY2008(No.169)
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