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.
Leaders from Japan and the Netherlands shared how their governments are creating incentives, policies and partnerships to encourage circular change at the opening session of today’s Japan...
The business culture in Japan has been resistant to change, with a preference for seniority and lifelong employment and a lack of gender parity.
The Japanese have a deep-rooted sense of value that emphasizes relationships with society, spirit for common good of society, and the balance between altruism and self-interest.
By 2050, the working age population in Korea and Italy will be around 80% of its original size. In Japan, the country most heavily affected, that number will be just over 60%.
The number of births in Japan reached an all-time low in 2019, dropping 5.8%. The country is investing in improving its AI tools to match people based on their values, hobbies, income, etc.