Mar 20, 2017

Mixed outcome in wage talks

The results of the annual management-labor pay negotiations highlight the limitations of the Abe administration's drive to get export-led businesses to raise wages.

Japan lays groundwork for free education policy to help economy

Mar 14, 2017

Japan lays groundwork for free education policy to help economy

Japan is laying the groundwork for a free education program for some households that will cover a student’s costs from preschool to college to ensure the country maintains a highly-skilled workforce. The program, still in its early stages, is expected to feature in the ...