More than one year on, Japan is still subject to pandemic-related stresses and government-imposed measures. How is this impacting long-term mental health?
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The pandemic’s impact on people’s lives has caused many to rethink not only work goals and priorities, but also how work affects their quality of life.
Home to the oldest population anywhere on Earth, Japan offers an opportunity to startups operating on medtech’s frontier.
Students who had their programs disrupted are grappling with tough choices: study online, wait until borders reopen or abandon their study abroad.
Astrologers say the ox denotes hard work, positivity and honesty — stable qualities that will be manifested in all of us in some way or another over the next 12 months.
Uncertainty surrounding the outbreak has forced many Japanese living overseas to view their future with fearful optimism.
Three Japanese artisans fight to save traditional crafts in their adopted homeland
You don’t master traditional Japanese crafts, says Japanese lacquerware artist Suzanne Ross, “they master you.”
Revolutionary tiles may have given the visually impaired more independence, but developers aren’t content to rest on their laurels just yet.
As COVID-19 continues to disrupt daily life, stressors and anxiety persist and, in some cases, manifest in damaging eating habits.