Japan's Rugby World Cup is underway, and has some important lessons regarding leadership we can all learn from.
More than 80% of global GDP is generated by countries with rapidly ageing populations. This fact will have profound consequences both economically and politically - as these countries' ex...
Sexual harassment is so commonplace in Japan that some trains now have female-only carriages. Here's how it's being tackled.
Many Japanese companies complain about a shortage of qualified workers. This column argues that the difficulty is partly driven by flawed recruitment practices and suggests improvements t...
An increasing number of old people is changing Japan’s population dynamics.
A team at Japan’s Keio University have built a robotic tail to keep its population mobile and productive.
Japan's exports have slipped for the eighth straight month and sales to China have also dropped. Fears of a recession are growing as it looks to avoid economic crisis.
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...
The Kaizen approach is based on the belief that continuous, incremental improvement adds up to substantial change over time.
Japan has announced ambitious, far-reaching objectives for climate change which will encourage business participation in climate change action.