The United States is the world's largest nuclear energy stronghold with 93 operational reactor units; whereas Japan has significantly fallen by 39 units.
As Japan reports a record number of centenarians, Dr Bradley Wilcox explains the secrets of some of the country’s oldest people: the Okinawans.
Loop, a system of returning and reusing the packaging many grocery items come in could help us reduce single-use plastic. Here’s what you need to know.
Athletes competing in Japan’s COVID-delayed Olympics faced stifling heat – but some innovative technologies were deployed to help out.
This Briefing Paper extracts insights from the discussions with thought leaders and experts to serve as a point of departure for governments and other members of the global community to d...
With the Games due to go ahead with zero spectators now Tokyo is in a state of emergency, here are all the key facts and figures on the postponed Olympics.
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership could come into force next January. Deborah Elms, Executive Director of the Asian Trade Centre, explains why it’s a big deal.
COVID-19 stymied travel plans and decimated the tourism industry. Some countries are changing policies to attract and retain residents after the pandemic has subsided.
Japan could work together with the global biotech and life sciences sector to become a world leader – offering lessons for other countries.
How Japan is solving transportation problems for its rural and increasingly elderly population offers a model for other countries and their ageing citizens
Aizuwakamatsu in Japan has introduced an opt-in system for disaster alerts as part of an optional technology push to tackle social and economic issues.
Studies of robots in Japan suggest they have increased some employment opportunities, and helped to mitigate turnover problems among long-term care workers.
With increased life expectancy in developed and developing countries, the United Nations predicts the number of centenarians worldwide will rise to 573,000 this year.
Researchers looked at Japan's adoption of industrial robots and found, contrary to previous studies, they could expand employment and increase wages.
A new report by the U.N. Institute for Water, Environment and Health, has found that the UK and Japan have the most 'alert age' dams.