#japan

  • Article: Japan May Require Senior Officials to Attend Sexual Harassment Training

    Japan May Require Senior Officials to Attend Sexual Harassment Training

    By Daniele Selby|June 7, 2018

    Skipping out on mandatory trainings could mean getting passed over for promotions. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Found a Plastic Grocery Bag in the Ocean's Deepest Trench

    Scientists Found a Plastic Grocery Bag in the Ocean's Deepest Trench

    By Chris Gelardi|May 15, 2018

    The bag was spotted in the Mariana Trench at a depth of 36,000 feet. Read more

  • Article: The US Remains the Dominant Power in Asia: Report

    The US Remains the Dominant Power in Asia: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|May 10, 2018

    "Tensions between Asian powers will define war and peace in the 21st century.” Read more

  • Article: Japanese Women Are Finally Allowed to Enter the Bullfighting Ring

    Japanese Women Are Finally Allowed to Enter the Bullfighting Ring

    By Chris Gelardi|May 7, 2018

    Women have been barred from the sacred competitive space for centuries. Read more

  • Article: This Man Is Swimming Across the Pacific in the Name of Science

    This Man Is Swimming Across the Pacific in the Name of Science

    From News Deeply|April 30, 2018

    He'll be swimming from Tokyo to San Francisco to raise awareness about ocean pollution. Read more

  • Article: The Japanese Government Just Pledged $2.9 Billion to Universal Health Coverage

    The Japanese Government Just Pledged $2.9 Billion to Universal Health Coverage

    By Jackie Marchildon|Dec. 20, 2017

    Universal Health Coverage is about providing access to healthcare without inflicting hardship. Read more

  • Article: The Haunting Reason Why Statues of Women Are Sitting on Buses in South Korea

    The Haunting Reason Why Statues of Women Are Sitting on Buses in South Korea

    By Daniele Selby|CHIME FOR CHANGE|Aug. 15, 2017

    The statues commemorate the suffering of Korea’s “comfort women” in WWII. Read more

  • Article: Japanese Beer Company Raises a Glass for Gay Marriage

    Japanese Beer Company Raises a Glass for Gay Marriage

    By Phineas Rueckert|July 25, 2017

    How about a “kanpai” for Kirin? Read more