August 2016 Japanese Industry and Policy News

Topics covered on the August issue:

LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS

  • 2016 White Paper on Information and Communications Features IoT, Big Data and AI
  • Outstanding IoT-based Projects Selected
  • Action Plan for Industry-Academia-Government Initiatives on HRD in Science and Technology Compiled
  • Winners of the Second FY2016 Demonstration Project for the Introduction of Robots Announced
  • Operation of the "Omotenashi Standard Certification" System to Start

SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA

  • 2nd Biggest Current Account Surplus Registered in the First Half
  • Bankruptcies Hit 26-year Low for July

COMPANY NEWS

  • Panasonic Acquired a German Automobile Software Company

TOPICS

  • NHK Starts 4K, 8K High-definition Test Broadcasting
  • Tourism Industry: Disaster-hit Regions Count on "Pokémon Go" for the Recovery of Tourism

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