Rakuten and Kobe City Cooperate for Regional Development

January 15, 2019
by RNN

On December, 2018, Rakuten announced its entry into a comprehensive cooperation agreement with Kobe City whereby it will aim to improve services for citizens of the city and further develop the region.
At the press conference held at Noevir Stadium Kobe, mayor of Kobe City Kizo Hisamoto and Mickey took to the stage in front of a large media turnout.
This is the 30th cooperation agreement Rakuten has signed with a local government, and is the first time for Rakuten to sign one with an ordinance-designated city*.
Check out this video for a more in-depth explanation of the cooperation agreement and the three main areas Rakuten will focus on developing with Kobe City.

*Cities with a higher level of autonomy towards administrative functions.

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