Japan has one of the world’s most sophisticated recycling and waste management systems – and with good reason. Here’s what you need to know.
Japan’s common-sense approach to foreign policy offers a valuable example for countries who want to stay relevant in a low-growth world, argues Alexis Crowe of the Atlantic Council ...
Last month's elections brought in 28 women, taking to 56 the total number of female members in the 245-seat upper house, or nearly 23 percent, up from 21 percent before
Five new robots developed by the Japanese car maker Toyota will assist guests with on-site mobility, transportation, retail and communication.
A TV drama that tackles Japan’s culture of presenteeism and overworking has taken off – and the government is unveiling laws to ease the burden on the country’s shrinking workforce.
Following a period of increased finance deficit spending, Japan's employed method of recovery, Modern Monetary Theory, is paying off with the economy steadily recovering. However, it does...
Japan has announced ambitious, far-reaching objectives for climate change which will encourage business participation in climate change action.
The Kaizen approach is based on the belief that continuous, incremental improvement adds up to substantial change over time.
There is a slow but sure trickle of city-dwelling Japanese citizens that are swapping the city life for a quieter - and cheaper - life in the country.
Our paradigm shift to a knowledge-intensive economy is also bringing about a historic transformation in human society – and universities are set to play a pivotal role.
Japan has seen a sharp rise in innovation investment ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, as the country and its major corporations look to increase foreign investment.
Victims of sexual violence say the law is allowing rapists to escape justice.
Japan leads the advanced economies in the speed and magnitude of demographic ageing and has the highest debt-to-output ratio, which could prevent serious economical problems.
To ease tensions in the Gulf, Japan must be seen as an independent mediator and to be taking all countries’ concerns into account, argues Sachi Sakanashi in this Atlantic Council report
Digi Police, a free smartphone app, is aimed specifically at protecting victims of sexual misconduct in crowded places.