Consumers worldwide most impressed by Japan's robotics

Jun 22, 2015

Consumers worldwide most impressed by Japan's robotics

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When people around the world think of what Japan does best, robot technology tops the list, beating out anime and washoku Japanese cuisine, according to a survey by advertising giant Dentsu. This year’s “Japan Brand” survey by Dentsu Inc. points to growing international interest ...

Jun 22, 2015

Support for Abe security bills slumps: survey

Some 56.7 percent of the public believe the security bills under deliberation in the Diet are unconstitutional and 29.2 percent do not, a survey said Sunday. In the telephone survey conducted by Kyodo News over the weekend, 58.7 percent said they oppose the bills, ...

Jun 12, 2015

67% of elderly have little or no access to Internet: survey

A total of 67.2 percent of those 60 or older says they have little or no access to the Internet, a government survey released Friday shows. The survey said the ratio of elderly interested in using the Internet was lowest among the oldest respondents. ...

Ex-tennis pro Matsuoka tops poll's ideal male boss list

Apr 23, 2015

Ex-tennis pro Matsuoka tops poll's ideal male boss list

Former professional tennis player Shuzo Matsuoka has topped for the first time the Sanno Institute of Management’s survey asking new employees who would be their ideal male boss, the institute said Tuesday. Actress Yuki Amami ranked top in the female ideal boss list for ...