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The home appliance business that Toshiba unloaded as a money-loser in 2016 is now showing signs of a comeback under Midea Group as it leverages its new Chinese parent's sales…
Seniors 65 and older will account for nearly 20% of Japan's workforce in 2040 if labor participation rises on the back of robust economic growth, according to a labor ministry…
Japan's Hitachi will take a $2.8 billion hit to profit after it decided on Thursday to freeze its flagship nuclear power project in the U.K.
Japan's workforce in 2040 is projected to drop 20 percent from 2017 due to overall population declines if the economy sees no growth and women and the elderly continue to have…
The world’s smallest and lightest artificial heart-lung apparatus has been developed by the National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center in Suita, Osaka Prefecture, the center…
Regularities seen in the calls of frogs can be used to improve radio communications systems, according to the findings of a Japanese scientific team led by Ikkyu Aihara, an…
Like many Tokyoites, Miki Takara, 53, was sipping beer and indulging in specially prepared delicacies at a bar on a recent Friday evening. But something made this scene in Tokyo’s…
The Japanese government will revise cybersecurity guidelines for 14 areas of infrastructure, including electricity grids and waterways, by this spring. The review had been planned…
Tochigi Prefecture has boasted of the largest strawberry production in Japan for 50 years in a row. There is even a strawberry called Tochihime that is sold only in the prefecture.
The enchanting winterly view of the soft rime snowscape in Zao, Yamagata Prefecture, could soon be only visible in photos, as the trees that form the canvas of the mesmerizing…