April 19, 2011
Monocle focuses on Japan’s recovery in current issue out on newsstands this week, exploring what the country needs to do in both the short and long-term to re-grow, adapt, and re-inspire. From politics and small business to media brands and design, Monocle’s team of editors and correspondents look at Japan at a crossroad, exploring how the nation could realise its maximum potential on a global scale. In the Business section, Monocle looks at 98 industry sectors hit badly by the crisis in Japan, including energy, farming, fisheries and tourism. Emergency housing comes under the spotlight as the Design section visits Rikuzen-Takata in Japan, where over a third of the town needs shelter.