Minyoung Park

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U.S. fast-food chains embrace shift to 'alternative meat'

Business Jun 2, 2019

U.S. fast-food chains embrace shift to 'alternative meat'

Burger King has become the latest fast-food chain in the United States to add an alternative meat option to its menu, joining an industry-wide push to appeal to growing numbers of health- and environment-conscious consumers. In early April, 59 of the fast-food giant's restaurants in ...

Japan can learn a lot from Detroit's recovery efforts

National Aug 7, 2018

Japan can learn a lot from Detroit's recovery efforts

Five years after Detroit filed the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, the city is starting to recover economically through efforts to fill vacant homes and rebuild the once-desolate downtown. Japan, witnessing depopulation on a massive scale due to its aging society and low birthrate, ...