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JETRO Osaka (Japan External Trade Organi...

OSAKA, Japan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–January 27, 2022– The Kansai region, which includes the unique cities of Osaka, Kobe and Kyoto, is a massive market with a population of 24.65 million and a GDP of around 100.05 trillion yen. It is equivalent to the metropolitan area centered on Tokyo as a business location and plays the central role […]

JETRO Osaka (Japan External Trade Organi...

OSAKA, Japan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–January 27, 2022– The Kansai region, which includes the unique cities of Osaka, Kobe and Kyoto, is a massive market with a population of 24.65 million and a GDP of around 100.05 trillion yen. It is equivalent to the metropolitan area centered on Tokyo as a business location and plays the central role […]

JETRO Osaka (Japan External Trade Organi...

OSAKA, Japan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Kansai region, which includes the unique cities of Osaka, Kobe and Kyoto, is a huge market with a population of 24.65 million and a GDP of around 100.050 billion yen. It is equivalent to the metropolitan area centered on Tokyo as a business location and plays the central role in the economy […]

More than two dozen dead in Osaka, Japan...

TOKYO (AP) – Twenty-seven people were reportedly killed after a fire broke out at a building in Osaka, western Japan, fire officials said on Friday, and police were investigating an arson as a possible cause. The fire started on the fourth floor of an eight-story building in the Kitashinchi shopping and entertainment district, Osaka City […]

Cycling in Osaka, Japan | Travel + Leis...

Most summers over the past few years, I’ve spent long days biking in quiet loops around Osaka, Japan. I will be visiting local friends, but also to eat, walk, drink and hang out in their beautiful city, a complex urban grid that is still easygoing and open, with its plethora of green spaces against the […]

Eating deadly fugu in Osaka, Japan

Anthony Bourdain said this about Japanese cuisine: “There is a level of perfectionism, attention to detail, quality ingredients, tradition and technique like nowhere else.” I am okay. The food in Japan is epic. A simple trip to the grocery store uncovers alley after alley of gastronomic treasures. Even a simple bento box at a train […]