Oct 26, 2014

Government to provide big biz data to municipalities

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government will supply big data to prefectural and municipal governments to support their efforts to halt population outflows and help revive local economies, informed sources said. Releasing such a huge amount of electronic data is intended to assist local governments ...

Sep 19, 2014

World population may hit 11 billion by 2100: U.N. study

The world population may grow larger than previously estimated, reaching 11 billion people by century’s end, according to a U.N.-led analysis published Thursday. That would mean 2 billion more people on Earth than expected by 2100, largely due to high birthrates in Africa, said ...