#japan

  • Article: Confused by Climate Change, Japan's Famous Cherry Blossoms Bloom Six Months Early

    Confused by Climate Change, Japan's Famous Cherry Blossoms Bloom Six Months Early

    By Jerica Deck|Oct. 19, 2018

    The pink flowers usually bloom in March or April. Read more

  • Article: Rihanna Just Published an Article in the Guardian to Reveal Why She’s Tweeting World Leaders

    Rihanna Just Published an Article in the Guardian to Reveal Why She’s Tweeting World Leaders

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 18, 2018

    And why she wants everyone to join her on social media. Read more

  • Article: Gender Equality Soars to New Heights in Japan With First Female Fighter Pilot

    Gender Equality Soars to New Heights in Japan With First Female Fighter Pilot

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 24, 2018

    Misa Matsushima said she was inspired by “Top Gun” as a young girl. Read more

  • Article: South Korean and Taiwanese Protesters Mark First-Ever 'Comfort Women' Day

    South Korean and Taiwanese Protesters Mark First-Ever 'Comfort Women' Day

    By Sophie Maes|Aug. 14, 2018

    An estimated 200,000 women were enslaved during WWII. Read more

  • Article: The Shocking Reason a Top Medical School in Japan Lowered Women's Exam Scores for Years

    The Shocking Reason a Top Medical School in Japan Lowered Women's Exam Scores for Years

    By Daniele Selby  and  Jana Sepehr|Aug. 3, 2018

    Tokyo Medical University lowered women’s exam scores by up to 20% for about eight years. Read more

  • Article: Japan’s Largest Tech Firm Will Only Use Renewable Energy by 2050

    Japan’s Largest Tech Firm Will Only Use Renewable Energy by 2050

    By Jasper Lo|July 26, 2018

    Fujitsu will use green energy in every facility around the world. Read more

  • Article: Record-Breaking Temperatures Kill Dozens in Japan

    Record-Breaking Temperatures Kill Dozens in Japan

    By Daniele Selby|July 23, 2018

    The country will be using a colorblind-friendly heat map in the future to keep more citizens safe. Read more

  • Article: US and Japan Refuse to Sign G7 Pact Against Plastic Pollution

    US and Japan Refuse to Sign G7 Pact Against Plastic Pollution

    By Joe McCarthy|June 11, 2018

    “The facts are clear. Our oceans are a mess.” Read more