Aug 23, 2015

Major firms expect economy to grow: survey

Some 88 percent of major Japanese companies surveyed expect the economy to grow by the end of 2015, and nearly half of them plan to boost capital spending in the business year through March, a Kyodo News survey showed Saturday. The results of the ...

Asia's big cities getting costlier for expatriates

Jun 17, 2015

Asia's big cities getting costlier for expatriates

Asia has become one of the most expensive regions for people working abroad, according to a new survey, with its major cities accounting for half of the top 10 costliest expat destinations. Hong Kong climbed one place from last year to become the world’s ...

Apr 9, 2015

Crime-fighting volunteers rise to new record

A record 2,776,438 volunteers had participated in crime prevention by the end of 2014, up 1.1 percent from a year earlier, a National Police Agency survey revealed Thursday. The activities ranged from guarding children going to and from school to raising awareness of fraud ...