Tokyo was labelled as a “world leader” in innovation. © Getty Images/iStockphoto
Asian cities dominate innovation ranking
In Japan the old ways still exist side by side with the disruptive influence of technology and innovation ©Getty Images
Lessons from Japan
Improved life expectancy and a declining birth rate mean Japan faces a labour shortage ©Getty Images
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World Economic Forum stats on national competitiveness
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Wing plans to launch a pilot scheme in Helsinki in spring 2019, delivering online shopping ©X Development LLC
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Demand rockets for manufacturing robots
The Tsutenkaku Tower in Osaka could be one of the buildings with affected components ©123RF
KYB admits falsifying data for earthquake dampers
Tokyo is one of several cities in Japan with smart-city strategies ©Tierney - stock.adobe.com
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Japan to invest $50bn into regional infrastructure