Trade brought prosperity to many of the trading sultanates which lined the coast of the archipelago and peninsula.
Death by overwork affects not only the families of the deceased, but also the industries they worked in and the national economy.
Aside from the effects on health and on people’s well-being, depression in Japan exacts a heavy economic toll on individuals, families and on society as a whole.
How will Japan’s new emperor fare when it comes to promoting Japan’s image and interests overseas?
The abdication of Emperor Akihito of Japan causes us to rethink the nature of his rule.
Shinzo Abe will have a hard time to make his vision of a Japan as the biggest Asian power a reality.
Japan enters an era of “beautiful harmony” as a new emperor ascends to the throne. But beneath the surface is a rising militarism.
Why Britain needs to pause Article 50, prepare a second referendum and think of Japan’s economic fate.
While pioneering Japan is no longer home to the biggest high-speed rail network in the world, it remains premiere.