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As Asians get rich and healthy, 'smart crops' replace rice on future menus

Urbanization, climate change and concerns about health and food supplies are pushing for alternatives.

Japanese firms in Vietnam raise wages every year: report

Employees at most Japanese firms receive a 5-10 percent raise every year.

Japan economy shrinks after two years of growth

The world's third-largest economy contracted by 0.2 percent quarter-on-quarter in the January-March period.
May 16, 2018 | 09:15 am GMT+7

Female journalists in Japan join forces to fight sexual harassment

'We were the people whose voices were unheard.'
May 15, 2018 | 04:16 pm GMT+7

China, Japan and South Korea to highlight unity amid North Korea moves

As Trump steps up trade pressure on China and Japan, the talks could improve regional unity.
May 09, 2018 | 08:28 am GMT+7

Victims of Japan's forced sterilizations demand justice after decades of silence

'An apology is not enough. What I want to say is: give me back my life.'
May 08, 2018 | 03:11 pm GMT+7

Japan not satisfied with N Korea pledge, will continue pressure: defense chief

'North Korea did not mention abandonment of short-range and medium-range ballistic missiles.'
April 21, 2018 | 09:31 am GMT+7

After sexual harassment row, a #MeToo moment for Japan?

Activists say the country is ripe for change, with just 2.8 percent of rape victims reporting their assault.
April 20, 2018 | 01:09 pm GMT+7

Trump says US in 'extremely high' level talks with North Korea on summit

'Japan and ourselves are locked, and we are very unified on the subject of North Korea.'
April 18, 2018 | 08:24 am GMT+7

EU pushes to approve Japan trade deal, mindful of Canada near-miss

The agreement would remove some E.U. tariffs on Japan.
April 18, 2018 | 08:23 am GMT+7

Japan, China pledge to work on economic ties amid heightened trade tensions

A relationship reset is expected between Asia's strongest economies. 
April 16, 2018 | 01:54 pm GMT+7

Japan PM Abe to sack top finance official accused of sexual harassment: paper

The official allegedly asked to touch and kiss a reporter in a bar.
April 16, 2018 | 01:54 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese crime rate in Japan stands at all-time high: report

The Vietnamese expat community has out-crimed China to take the infamous rank for the first time.
April 13, 2018 | 11:03 am GMT+7

The oldest man in the world is named in Japan

Guiness World Records honors 112-year-old Masazo Nonaka as the oldest living man in the world.
April 11, 2018 | 02:01 pm GMT+7

Japanese women confront grim taboo by saying 'me too'

'There's a terrible stigma about rape. People would rather you kept it bottled up.'
April 01, 2018 | 10:52 am GMT+7
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