A Happy New Year


After 50 years, the new Administration emerged for change, yet the issues to face are countless, and the world is going through a drastic change.
My wish for this year is that greater number of individuals will emerge in government offices, political arenas, business and industry, journalism, universities, science community, NPO, etc., etc. ? people with vision and action.

It is also important to step aside for a moment at times and try to see things from different perspectives, and see yourself.  As I have been pointing out every now and then, trying to see Japan from‘outside point of view’ (Ref.1), from the world or from Asia, is equally necessary.

With high spirits and firm vision of ‘Japan in the global world’, let us start year 2010, the year of great change, making it a year of hope in which each one of us will seek a bright future.