September 15, 2023

Japanese PM’s new cabinet spotlights gender equality

September 15, 2023

Japan’s 5 women ministers are ‘progress’ in a long road to equality: advocates

  There remains a deeply held belief in Japan’s conservative heartlands that women should be home with the children and supporting their husbands  
September 14, 2023

Japanese woman on Malaysia death row to appeal for leniency under new law

  Mariko Takeuchi, a former nurse sentenced to hang for trafficking 3.5 kilos of methamphetamine into Malaysia in 2009, has appealed under the law allowing prisoners […]
September 14, 2023

World isn’t ready for what Ueda’s trying to say

TOKYO – The most surprising thing about Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida reshuffling his Cabinet is that he actually thinks he’s running Asia’s No 2 economy. That would actually be Kazuo Ueda, who in April took the controls at the Bank of Japan. This vital distinction matters more than ever as Governor Ueda hints at […] The post World isn’t ready for what Ueda’s trying to say appeared first on Asia Times.
September 13, 2023

Japan’s Kishida taps pro-Taiwan MP as new defence minister in cabinet shake-up

  The Japanese PM also replaced his foreign minister on Wednesday in a reshuffle that saw a record five women enter the cabinet as he works […]
September 12, 2023

US Senate’s Schumer plans to lead delegation to China, Japan and South Korea

September 12, 2023

Anger grows at Japan sex predator Johnny Kitagawa’s talent agency amid boycott

September 12, 2023

Why Vietnamese workers don’t flock to Japan anymore

According to statistics from Japan’s Ministry of Justice, the number of foreign residents in Japan reached a record high of 3.07 million by the end of 2022, surpassing 3 million for the first time. With a variety of residency statuses, most of these residents contribute to the Japanese labor market. Among this foreign labor force, […] The post Why Vietnamese workers don’t flock to Japan anymore appeared first on Asia Times.
September 11, 2023

Japan’s Mount Fuji battles overcrowding

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