Kansai region a vibrant manufacturing hub

OSAKA/HYOGO • The buzz is building up in Osaka where, in two weeks, world leaders including US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will gather for the Group of 20 summit.

Osaka will also host the World Expo in 2025 on the artificial island of Yumeshima (Dream Island), which is a front runner to host one of Japan's three integrated resorts.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 15, 2019, with the headline 'Kansai region a vibrant manufacturing hub'. Subscribe