by Ari Phillips Posted on January 16, 2014
The plan involves restarting some nuclear reactors in Japan, where cleanup of the Fukushima nuclear plant is still precarious and far behind schedule. It faces fierce public opposition.
by Bryce Covert Posted on January 2, 2014
Japan's companies are being asked to have 30 percent of executive positions filled by women by 2020.
by Hayes Brown Posted on December 30, 2013
Members of the Japanese criminal underworld are using taxpayer money to recruit homeless men for dangerous clean-up work.
by Zack Beauchamp Posted on December 8, 2013
Tensions between China and South Korea just escalated over a strategically valuable reef. That's bad news.
by Ari Phillips Posted on December 2, 2013
A team of Japanese engineers would like to build a 6,800-mile "Lunar Ring" around the moon that could beam massive amounts of solar energy back to earth.
by Hayes Brown Posted on November 26, 2013
A pair of American B-52 bombers just flew over territory that China has said it owns. Here's why.
by Aviva Shen Posted on November 22, 2013
Japan is offering the U.S. a tempting way to build our own levitating train, but it would only service a privileged few.
by Ari Phillips Posted on November 18, 2013
As projections for Japan's solar market skyrocket, investment flows in from both domestic and international companies.
by Ari Phillips Posted on November 15, 2013
Japan greatly diminishes greenhouse gas emissions reductions targets to the dismay of countries now attending the annual UN climate conference. The announcement, blamed on the Fukushima nuclear crisis, spread a gloomy mood over the proceedings.
by Zack Beauchamp Posted on October 21, 2013
Why Japan's survival just might depend on women's reproductive freedom.