In every culture, low interest rates impact the fabric of society and mindsets in distinct ways. Each country thus develops its unique manifestation of nihilism.
This week, The Globalist Culinary Tour explores the food and culture of Japan.
What “firsts” in economics, politics, technology and demographics occurred in 2010?
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.