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  • Modo Gakuen Cocoon Tower in Tokyo Shinjuku (モード学園コクーンタワー)

    Modo Gakuen Cocoon Tower in Tokyo Shinjuku (モード学園コクーンタワー)

    Modo Gakuen Cocoon Tower in Tokyo Shinjuku (モード学園コクーンタワー) Purpose: shared by three Universities and schools, and others 4 underground floors + 50 above ground floors building started: May 1, 2006 opened: October 15, 2008 Architects: Tange Associates (丹下都市建築設計) Building company: Shimizu (清水建設) Copyright (c) 2013 ·Eurotechnology Japan KK All Rights Reserved

  • LDP President (and candidates for the next Prime Minister) present their messag

    The candidates for the next President of the LDP (Liberal Democratic Party) of Japan presented their views and answered questions at the FCCJ in Tokyo to the foreign press. An LDP party electoral college (387 Diet members + 141 regional representatives, in total 528 votes) will vote to select the president on September 22, 2008, […]

  • 50 years European Union celebration in Tokyo

    50 years European Union celebration in Tokyo

    50 Years European Union 50 years European Union – 50 Years Treaty of Rome Today was the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome which was at the beginning of the European Union. The Treaty of Rome (Wikipedia) (“Treaty establishing the European Economic Community”) was signed on 25 March 1957 by Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg, […]

  • St. Patrick’s Day Tokyo: Green Tokyo Tower on St. Patrick’s Day

    St. Patrick’s Day Tokyo: Green Tokyo Tower on St. Patrick’s Day

    Tokyo Tower was illuminated in green color on St Patrick’s Day – (when I took these photographs a Japanese policeman guarding the Russian Embassy nearby asked me if Tokyo Tower from now on will always be green – so I explained St. Patrick’s Day to the Japanese policeman): I took these photographs standing close to […]

  • Kamakura – three hours in Japan’s ancient capital

    Kamakura – three hours in Japan’s ancient capital

    published in The Wallstreet Journal’s “three hours in…” series (this is the unedited original manuscript, Wall Street Journal printed an edited and shorter version) Guest guide Gerhard Fasol takes you to his favorite town in Japan. Kamakura – Your Guide: Gerhard Fasol, Founder and CEO of Eurotechnology Japan KK, a group of hands-on Japan experts, […]

  • QR codes everywhere

    QR codes are everywhere in Tokyo – they have become probably one of the most important input tools for mobile phones… We published our brand-new QR code report today Copyright·©1997-2013 ·Eurotechnology Japan KK·All Rights Reserved·

  • Ig Nobel Prize for Peace to the inventor of Karaoke

    There is a saying the that the Prophet is not recognized within his/her own country – and I think that the inventor of Karaoke, Inoue Daisuke (井上 大佑) is not as famous in his own country as he deserves – but he was now recognized for his outstanding invention by the “Ig Nobel Prize” committee […]

  • “Crisis and opportunities in Japan’s Research and Development World – an entrepreneurs perspective”

    Gerhard Fasol gave an evening Colloquium talk at the beautiful Magnus-Haus in the center of Berlin, Germany, on Tuesday, December 1st, 1998 at 19:30. The talk was followed by a buffet reception, where we continued discussions until late at night. Title: “Crisis and opportunities in Japan’s Research and Development World – an entrepreneurs perspective” (Audience: […]

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