by Bryce Covert Posted on February 6, 2015 Updated: February 6, 2015
Japanese employees only take about half of their guaranteed vacation time, which may be hurting public health and society.
by Scott Keyes Posted on October 27, 2014 Updated: October 27, 2014
Why does Tokyo have a rate of homelessness 67 times lower than the largest American city?
by Jeff Spross Posted on October 12, 2014
Research shows trillions in likely economic losses from increased storm strength by 2090 if climate change continues -- with Japan the hardest hit.
by Joaquim Moreira Salles Posted on October 10, 2014 Updated: October 10, 2014
Japan will return to the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary in 2015 in blatant defiance of international bodies.
by Ari Phillips Posted on October 8, 2014 Updated: October 8, 2014
As of early Wednesday, Super Typhoon Vongfong had winds of over 180 mph with gusts up to 220 mph.
by Ari Phillips Posted on September 9, 2014 Updated: September 9, 2014
An energy swell has been building off Japan's coast.
by Bryce Covert Posted on August 25, 2014
New evidence indicates that when the government makes employers reduce hours, workers end up better off.
by Katie Valentine Posted on July 28, 2014
More than 1,900 people were rushed to the hospital due to the heat.
by Andrew Breiner Posted on July 7, 2014 Updated: July 7, 2014
Typhoon Neoguri reached sustained winds of over 150 miles per hour Sunday, making it a 'super typhoon,' as it continued to gain force.
by Hayes Brown Posted on July 1, 2014
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government on Tuesday announced a huge shift in how the country views the use of force.