G-7 Ise-Shima Summit fails to excite local residents, poll finds

Apr 28, 2016

G-7 Ise-Shima Summit fails to excite local residents, poll finds

More than half of residents living in Shima, Mie Prefecture, are unexcited by the upcoming Group of Seven Ise-Shima Summit, a Kyodo News survey has found. The findings suggest that the Mie Prefectural Government’s efforts to work together with residents to offer omotenashi (Japanese ...

Apr 9, 2016

Record 33 percent of Japanese put individual interests first

A record 33.9 percent of Japanese people believe that individual interests should be given priority over the interests of the entire public, a Cabinet Office survey showed Saturday. The figure, up 2.5 percentage points from the previous annual poll in January last year, increased ...