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Newsletter August 26

Newsletter August 26

In today’s newsletter we’d like to remind you of 2 upcoming BLCCJ webinars:

– Webinar “Luxembourg, the wine country. Join us for a taste!” tomorrow August 27, 17:30-18:30 – in cooperation with the Luxembourg Chamber and LTIO Tokyo

– Webinar “The organic market in Japan. The new JAS logo regulations.” on September 2, 17:00-18:00 – in cooperation with FIT

You can sign up to both free of charge by sending an email to


LTIO Tokyo is also organizing a next webinar: “Luxembourg’s Strategy as Data Management Hub”, on September 9, 16:00-16:45


The video data of the webinar “Paralympics 2020 1-Year-to-Go”, organized last Monday by the 20 Paralliance Chambers incl. BLCCJ, are accessible here.
As mentioned during the webinar, the movie Rising Phoenix has been released on Netflix today.


From an office point of view, we’d like to remind you of the vacancy at the BLCCJ Board of Directors. If you are interested in taking on an active role within the Chamber, please send  your resume and motivation by Friday 4 September to

Also, don’t forget to keep your profile up-to-date in our online DirectoryYou can now easily browse through all members’ profiles and even print them out if you like.


Finally, here are some news headlines from the past days:

-Japan on course to ease re-entry restrictions (NHK World-Japan, August 21)


-Japan to partly lift travel bans on Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar (The Asahi Shimbun, August 25)


-Japan’s airlines slash more domestic flights (NHK World-Japan, August 24)


-Japan extends 5,000-spectator cap at events until end of Sept. (Kyodo News, August 24)


-Japan’s restaurant sales fall again in July (NHK World-Japan, August 26)


-Japan to allow stranded foreign tech interns to switch jobs (The Mainichi, August 25)


-Japan’s creaking computer systems are hampering economic recovery, experts say (The Japan Times, August 24)


-Almost all Japan households received virus relief cash handouts (Kyodo News, August 25)


-Over 2 mil. people used Japan’s travel subsidy campaign in 1st month (Kyodo News, August 24)


-Foreign visitors to Japan dive 99.9% in July for 4th straight month (Kyodo News, August 21)


Stay healthy and motivated!


The BLCCJ office