Article on Old Big House beside my office in Fukushima (20 April 2018)

An old house, located in the same area of my office, was taken up in ‘Fukushima Mimpo”, a local newspaper of Fukushima, in 20 April 2018.

This old big house, built in 1872, will be used as a multi-functioned common space for local peoples, with a new elderly housing with care service, called “Shimizu no Sato”, that will be built and opened in 2019.

Matsui Glocal LLC will be involved to effectively utilize the common space with the owner, Mr. & Mrs. Sato.

1st Anniversary of Matsui Glocal LLC.

In 11 April 2018, my company, Matsui Glocal LLC. celebrated the first anniversary of establishment in Fukushima. My company is still like an infant and has repeated trial and error every day.

In this second year, we will further promote our consulting activities as professional catalyst to connect local to local for creating something new and valuable. Please keep in touch and make good business together.

Attend the Opening Party of APIJ in Tokyo (4 April 2018)

Yesterday (4 April 2018), I attended the opening ceremony of Indonesian Businessmen Association in Japan (Asosiasi Pengusaha Indonesia di Jepang [APIJ]) in official residence of Indonesian ambassador, Meguro, Tokyo.

I hope APIJ play roles to boost business communication between Indonesia and Japan.

Visit Oku-Aizu and speech in a small seminar (18-20 March 2018)

In 18-20 March 2018, I got on JR Tadami Line (Koide – Aizu-Wakamatsu) and visited towns in Oku-Aizu area as Tadami, Kaneyama, Mishima and Yanaizu to meet some key persons in local development there.

In 20 March, I got a chance to speech on Local Development with Tadami Line in Oku-Aizu area from my glocal perspective in a small seminar in Hana Hotel Takinoya, Yanaizu hot spring.

Introduce Fukushima to my colleague (17-23 Feb 2018)

In 17-23 February 2018, I was in Fukushima with my colleague from Makassar, Indonesia, Ms. Lily Yulianti (untuil 21 Feb), to introduce her about Fukushima.

We attended the Future’s Festival Cafe to connect between Kumamoto and Fukushima in 17 Feb, visited Kawamata and Iino to know local traditional industries and local festivals in 18 Feb.

We visited an organic food restaurant “Hitoto” and a book cafe “Koto” as new waves of revitalization activities in Fukushima city in 19 Feb. After coming to my office, we visited to former Horikiri’s houses in Iizaka hot spring and Surikami dam in 20 Feb.

Ms. Lily enjoyed and deeply understood about some aspects of current condition of Fukushima. She is very active writer in English and Bahasa Indonesia.

We plan to set a special session of Fukushima in the next Makassar International Writers Festival (MIWF 2018) in 2-5 May 2018 with inviting Mr. Ryoichi Wago, a very active poet of Fukushima.

Seminar in Nagoya / 名古屋で講演

In 8 February 2018, I attended the Seminar of Aichi Prefectural University in Nagoya as a speaker to give lecture about current Indonesian economies.

Pada tanggal 8 Februari 2018, saya menghadiri seminar Universitas Prefektur Aichi di Nagoya sebagai pembicara untuk memberikan kuliah tentang ekonomi Indonesia saat ini.
2018年2月8日は、名古屋のウィンクあいちでの愛知県立大学セミナーにて「低位成長のインドネシア経済をどう見るか:インフラ整備へ邁進するジョコウィ政権」と題して講演しました。

Business Trip to Jakarta (29 Jan – 3 Feb, 2018)

From January 29 to February 3, I went to Jakarta as business trip with Team E-Kansai and METI Kansai from Osaka as the team coordinator on Indonesia.

We discussed about water and waste water management with the Indonesian Food and Beverage Association (GAPMMI), and visited two member companies to investigate their management facilities.

We plan to conduct a seminar on water, waste water and environment management technology with GAPMMI in September 2018 in Jakarta.

Our Share Office Plan in Tokyo

We now plans to open a small share office with co-working space in Tokyo, around in next September or October 2018.

Our plan includes 3-4 small rental office spaces and 10-15 free desk members. 8 minutes walk from JR Otsuka station.

Individuals, companies, groups, communities are welcomed. Our share office will be managed together by users.

If you are interested, please contact me (matsui@matsui-glocal.com) by email.

 

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