Reporter for Bloomberg News in Tokyo, specializing in trains, planes and infrastructure. Lived in Japan for more than 20 years. Any views are my own.

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@ChrisTokyo — 619 followers, 188 tweets

Aug 24, 2017

Japan to test remotely-controlled ship in quest for robot vessel that could disrupt the global shipping industry

Jul 17, 2017

RT @MarikaKatanuma: 日本は世界で2番目に富裕層が多く、中でも「小金もち」のシニア層が増加中。その層をターゲットした豪華列車やクルーズなど様々な高級サービスが登場し、「モノ消費」<「コト消費」の需要に答える動きがあります。…

Jul 17, 2017

Japan has more millionaires than China & Germany combined - they're spending on luxury services Pic: Hoshinoya Tokyo

Jul 17, 2017

This is what elderly millionaires spend their cash on in Japan  (picture of Japan's latest luxury train - Mizukaze)

Jul 02, 2017

Hitachi looking to buy consulting, system engineering firms to add services to sales of trains, excavators, turbines

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