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1 Hau Chun Hong (4) Leung Yu Hin (10) Tsui Tik Ho (16) Ip Sze Yin (22) Lo Ting Yi (28) Wu Tsit Wing (34) Group 4

2 Content Introduction --------------------- P.1 Content --------------------- P.2 Soft power --------------------- P.3-8 Hard Power --------------------- P.9-16 Modern --------------------- P.17-21 Credit --------------------- P.22 The End --------------------- P.23

3 Introduction We think a modern and powerful nation should have a great development in both soft power and hard power. For soft power it needs to have its own special culture and be a democratic country. For hard power, it needs to have a great economic system and have a well - developed industry in its country. So we will follow our definition to figure out that is Japan a modern & powerful nation.

4 Soft Power

5 Soft power  Soft power is describing the ability of a political body to indirectly influent the behavior of other political bodies.

6 Soft power ─ popular culture  Japanese popular culture not only reflects the attitudes of the present day, but also provides a link to the past.

7 popular culture ─ Manga  Manga are created in Japan.  Since the 1950s, manga has become a major part of the Japanese publishing industry, representing a $5.5 billion market in 2009.

8 Democracy  Democracy is a government in which all the citizens of a nation together determine public policy and laws.

9 Democracy  Japan is one of the leading moderate democratic countries in Asia.  The government of Japan follows the constitution. The constitution is based on the respect for human rights.

10 Hard Power

11 Hard power  Hard power is describing using foreign affairs and economy,etc. to influent other political bodies.  We think hard power should include Economic & foreign affairs.

12 Hard power ─ Economy  Some of the structural features for Japan's economic growth developed in the Edo period.  During 1868, Japan expanded the market economy.  Many of today's companies were found at the time.  Japan became the most developed nation in Asia.

13 Gross Domestic Product (GDP) As of 2011, Japan is the third largest national economy in the world, after the USA and China.

14 Economy  Japan is the world's 2nd largest car manufacturing country  For example, Toyota Motor Corporation’s cars are very famous.  The cumulative sales from January have increased to 3,973 cars, there is a increase compared to last year 1,436 cars.

15 Tokyo – the capital city  Tokyo, both in the economic and population are the world's largest metropolitan area.  According to statistics, in 2008, the Tokyo population over $3520 million.

16 Tokyo  Tokyo is also the world headquarters’ area of up to Fortune 500 companies, 2009 has reached 51, ​​almost twice as Paris.

17 Foreign Affairs  After World War II Japanese diplomatic policy has been based on close partnership with the USA and the emphasis on the international cooperation.

18 Japan and USA  USA is Japan's closest ally. Both countries rely on close economic ties for their wealth.  All postwar Japan government has relied on a close relationship with USA.

19 Modern

20 Science and technology  Japan is a leading nation in scientific research  Nearly 700,000 researchers share a US$130 billion research and development budget. Japan is the third largest in the world.  That proved Japan spend lots of money & time to develop High-tech goods

21 Modern ─ robot  Japan leads the world in robotics production and use, possessing more than half of the world's industrial robots.

22 Modern ─ mobile phone  Japan also has its own brand, such as, Sony, Sharp etc.  In 2012, the total no. of Japanese mobile phone users is 101.7 million.  23.5% of Sharp's mobile phones’ users are Japanese, this proved that Japanese are pursued in fashion.

23 Space  Japan has also made headway into space exploration.  JAXA conducts space and planetary research and development of rockets. It has developed a series of rockets which can carrying 8-ton.

24 Nobel price  Japan is a world leader in scientific researches.  Japan has produced fifteen Nobel laureates in physics, chemistry and medicine.

25 conclusion  In conclusion, we think that Japan is a powerful & modern nation.  For its hard power, it has a great economic, only behind the USA and China.  For its soft power, it has something that leading other country ― democracy, also Japan’s culture in recent year is towards to international.  Also, Japan is a well-developed nation. Its high- technology proved that Japan is a modern country.

26 References  e6%9c%ac  2011/03/14/the-character-of-the-japanese/


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