TRENDING 'Similar but different': Japanese expat living in Shanghai

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'Similar but different': Japanese expat living in Shanghai

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15:26, May 02, 2021

Japanese expat Takumi Kato, president of the Shanghai Ezaki Glico Foods Company, says Shanghai has a similar atmosphere to Kobe, Japan, where he previously lived for 25 years.

“Both are old port cities and people are sophisticated.”

However, for Kato, Shanghai is also different compared with Japanese cities because of the fast advancing technology, flourishing cultural industries and convenient lifestyle. “You can do a lot with just a phone in various aspects of life.”

He is impressed by the "No wasting food allowed" signs that can be seen everywhere in Shanghai restaurants. The Chinese government's initiative to save food is not just a slogan, but a real act, he said.

(Video source: Xinmin Evening News)

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