The low COVID-19 death rate in Japan could be a result of gut microbes, new research reveals - and the discovery could pave the way for a new treatment.
Births in Japan are declining, but it is not the only country experiencing a dip in rates as a result of the pandemic and economic uncertainty.
A six-month pilot of the four-day work week is starting across 30 UK companies. The likes of Microsoft in Japan and Unilever in New Zealand have already seen benefits.
For a brighter future, Japan must invest in youth, generate good jobs and ensure healthy and productive longevity for the world's fastest-aging population.
Japan’s economic recovery will be driven by digitization and investments in green technology and human capital, Prime Minister Kishida Fumio told The Davos Agenda.
A Japanese start-up has designed a wind turbine that works during cyclones, turning Japan's 26 annual typhoons and tropical storms into reliable energy sources.
The United States is the world's largest nuclear energy stronghold with 93 operational reactor units; whereas Japan has significantly fallen by 39 units.
As Japan reports a record number of centenarians, Dr Bradley Wilcox explains the secrets of some of the country’s oldest people: the Okinawans.
Loop, a system of returning and reusing the packaging many grocery items come in could help us reduce single-use plastic. Here’s what you need to know.
Athletes competing in Japan’s COVID-delayed Olympics faced stifling heat – but some innovative technologies were deployed to help out.
This Briefing Paper extracts insights from the discussions with thought leaders and experts to serve as a point of departure for governments and other members of the global community to d...
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.