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05 Jan, 2018, 05:00 GMT New Logo and Slogan Promoting Tokyo's Charms Abroad; "Tokyo Tokyo Old meets New" Campaign Ongoing in South Korea As Well

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government is holding a campaign to promote Tokyo's charms overseas and also in a broad scope in South Korea using the logo...


20 Oct, 2017, 06:40 BST Tokyo Metropolitan Government Invites Applications for Accelerator Program: Blockchain Business Camp Tokyo

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) has been actively working to attract foreign companies to raise international competitiveness and bring about ...


22 Sep, 2017, 08:08 BST Call for Applications for Tokyo Metropolitan Government Accelerator Program "New Tech Business Camp Tokyo"

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) has been actively working to attract foreign companies to raise the city's international competitiveness and...


14 Sep, 2017, 06:00 BST New Website Introduces Enjoyable Tour Route from Tokyo to Kagoshima Prefecture, Contrasting Both Regions

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has released recommended routes via the KYUSHU x TOKYO website to encourage travelers to venture beyond Tokyo to...


14 Sep, 2017, 06:00 BST New Website Introduces Enjoyable Tour Route from Tokyo to Oita Prefecture, Contrasting Both Regions

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has released recommended routes via the KYUSHU x TOKYO website to encourage travelers to venture beyond Tokyo to...


14 Sep, 2017, 06:00 BST New Website Introduces Enjoyable Tour Route from Tokyo to Fukuoka Prefecture, Contrasting Both Regions

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has released recommended routes via the KYUSHU x TOKYO website to encourage travelers to venture beyond Tokyo to...


23 Jun, 2017, 06:00 BST Tokyo Metropolitan Government to Invite Foreign Companies to Participate in FinTech Business Camp Tokyo

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) is preparing a new plan which can be termed the "Financial System Reform in Tokyo -- Tokyo's Big Bang" in...


23 Aug, 2016, 10:00 BST "TOHOKU & TOKYO in RIO" Held at Rio 2016 Live Sites, Showing Gratitude to World and Recovery of Tokyo and Tohoku Region

"TOHOKU & TOKYO in RIO" was held on Thursday, August 18, on the Rio de Janeiro Live Sites stage to emphasize gratitude to the world and the recovery...


05 Aug, 2016, 09:00 BST Tokyo Metropolitan Government to Convey Appeal of Tokyo and Japan in Rio de Janeiro

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government announced on July 15 that it will conduct the following activities during the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic and...


17 May, 2016, 08:00 BST "Invest Tokyo Seminar 2016" to Be Held in London

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) will hold the "Invest Tokyo Seminar 2016 in London" with the support of UK Trade and Investment on May 23 at...


29 Sep, 2015, 08:00 BST Tokyo One-Stop Business Establishment Center Launches New Service

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) is advancing efforts to attract foreign companies and develop a more business-friendly environment by...


01 Jul, 2015, 07:09 BST Invest Tokyo Seminar 2015 to Be Held in London

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) will hold the "Invest Tokyo Seminar 2015 in London" on July 14 at Ambassadors Bloomsbury Hotel, London, for...


23 Oct, 2014, 05:00 BST Tokyo Sports Expo 2014 Draws 215,000 Visitors

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government and Tokyo Sport Benefits Corporation jointly held "Tokyo Sports Expo 2014" on Oct. 11 and 12, 2014, simultaneously...


09 May, 2014, 07:00 BST Invest Tokyo Seminar: Introducing Tokyo's Initiatives to Attract Foreign Companies

On April 21, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) held the Invest Tokyo Seminar as a part of its initiatives to attract foreign companies with the ...


10 Jan, 2014, 05:00 GMT "Tokyo: Gateway to the Growing Asian Market": Tokyo's "Special Zone for Asian Headquarters" Project to Be Introduced at Japan Business Promotion Symposium

A representative from the Tokyo Metropolitan Government will speak about its project to attract foreign companies to Tokyo's "Special Zone for Asian...