Japan slides to 111th in WEF gender equality rankings

Oct 26, 2016

Japan slides to 111th in WEF gender equality rankings

Japan’s efforts to bridge the gender divide have failed to translate into substantial change, with the nation sliding to 111th in a global inequality ranking report released Wednesday. The Global Gender Gap Report 2016, an annual benchmarking exercise by the World Economic Forum (WEF), ...

Oct 19, 2016

Business tops Abe's talks with Brazil's Temer

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Brazilian counterpart, President Michel Temer, agreed Wednesday to pursue economic cooperation in infrastructure projects, while the new Brazilian president seeks foreign investment in a bid to shore up the nation’s battered economy. The two leaders reached a deal ...