by Bryce Covert Aug 25, 2014
New evidence indicates that when the government makes employers reduce hours, workers end up better off.
by Katie Valentine Jul 28, 2014
More than 1,900 people were rushed to the hospital due to the heat.
by Andrew Breiner Jul 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 Jul 1, 2014
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government on Tuesday announced a huge shift in how the country views the use of force.
by Abigail Bessler Jun 19, 2014
Shiomura continued her speech, despite being reduced to tears.
by Bryce Covert May 7, 2014
If as many Japanese women were employed as men, its economy would see a huge benefit.
by Jeff Spross Apr 14, 2014
Coal and natural gas use have risen in response to a plunge in nuclear generation after the Fukushima disaster. And Japan's new energy plan shows no desire to reverse that trend.
by Hayes Brown Mar 31, 2014
In a ruling four years in the making, an international court has declared Japan's annual "scientific" hunts for whale illegal.
by Ari Phillips Mar 13, 2014
“It’s a bit like saying we know we are exposing you to something that could be life-threatening. We’re going to admit it and compensate you for it.”
by Ari Phillips Mar 4, 2014
The term environmental refugee has taken on a new meaning in China.