by Bryce Covert Posted on January 2, 2014 Updated: 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 Updated: 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 Updated: 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 Updated: 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 Updated: 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 Updated: December 16, 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.
by Andrew Breiner Posted on October 16, 2013
Typhoon Wipha caused deadly mudslides and destroyed homes in Japan Wednesday, mostly on the island of Izu Oshima, about 75 miles south of Tokyo.