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Japan has bid farewell to Shinzo Abe, after serving 8 years as Prime Minister. Yoshihide Suga is ready to replace him, but as Akira Kawamoto writes, it won't be easy.
Women rather than men often face greater responsibility and guilt for being neither the ideal mother nor the ideal employee, according to an IMF Working Paper.
Global peacefulness has fallen by 2.5% since 2008, costing the global economy $14.5 trillion. And COVID-19 could trigger a wave of future unrest.
Sports fixtures around the world are resuming after COVID-19 lockdowns – but without supporters in the stadiums. The Remote Cheerer app could help match day feel more like normal.
According to the latest Randstad Workmonitor, Indians are the most satisfied at work while the Japanese are the least satisfied out of 34 countries surveyed.
Nations across the globe have plans and proposals to incentivize tourism and help revive an industry devastated by the coronavirus pandemic.
There is more to the news agenda than coronavirus. From Eurovision’s voting tactics to overlooked pollinators, here are some of the stories you might have missed.
Researchers found microdroplets can remain in the air for 20 minutes, providing clues to the rapid spread of the coronavirus and how to reduce exposure.
The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing Japan to invest in its digital transformation and reconsider its long-hours office culture, as well as household roles.
Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe asked for the Games to be postponed for one year.
The Japanese government has closed all schools until the new academic year starts in April. But some children are still going to daycare, where they sit far apart.
The country ranks 121st out of 153 countries, according to the Global Gender Gap Report 2020.
Shinzo Abe’s term as head of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party comes to an end in the autumn of 2021.
Nine years after the tsunami which destroyed the nuclear plant and contaminated the surrounding land, a renewable energy hub could breathe new life into the area.
The longevity dividend can potentially lead to improved productivity over longer lifespans and an increase in gross national income.