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Olympic flag arrives in Tokyo after Rio Games

Aug 24, 2016

Olympic flag arrives in Tokyo after Rio Games

The Olympic flag arrived in Japan on Wednesday with Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike and the Japanese Olympic delegation returning from Brazil, as Tokyo looks forward to hosting the next Olympic Summer Games in 2020. The flag, bearing the symbol of the five interlocking rings, ...

Rural governments taking unique tacks to engage women in workforce

Aug 24, 2016

Rural governments taking unique tacks to engage women in workforce

Beyond Japan’s big cities, unique approaches in workplace are taking place to promote female engagement in society, including by supporting women who are developing regional specialty products. Iwate Prefecture launched a project in fiscal 2015 to support women in the fields of dairy husbandry ...