Mar 25, 2017

84% of Japan's top companies rethinking their working hours

Seventy-two of 86 major Japanese companies are changing or re-examining their working hours, a survey on work-style reforms revealed Friday. The survey by Jiji Press found that tackling the issue is a pressing challenge for corporate Japan. The rethink was spurred by recent revelations ...

Mar 17, 2017

Step to trim overtime falls short

A new legal cap on overtime will hardly serve as a guarantee to stop the excessively long work hours from causing the deaths and suicides of overworked employees.

Ready for a new arena in life? Rome's Colosseum seeks a boss

Feb 28, 2017

Ready for a new arena in life? Rome's Colosseum seeks a boss

The Colosseum, Rome’s ancient arena, is looking for a new boss. Italian Culture Minister Dario Franceschini on Monday invited candidates worldwide to apply for the director’s post, offering a four-year contract paying €145,000 ($152,000) annually to whoever gets the thumbs up. Up to €35,000 ...