With the gender gap still significant, women are calling for changes in the industry's punishing workstyle and an end to a deep-rooted bias.
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With top Japanese firms upgrading earnings outlooks for the year through March, some analysts forecast the share index will rise as high as 34,000 by the end of 2021.
Tokyo Stock Exchange Inc. and its parent company have made available a handbook to assist listed firms identify, track and disclose their ethical credentials.
Foreign investors, who have been net buyers of Japanese stocks in recent months, are likely to remain buyers in line with a global economic recovery.
The TSE has admitted its procedures for resuming trading were inadequate as it had not taken into account a glitch that would require a total system reboot.
Atsuhiro Mitsumaru, principal medical officer at Japan's space agency, says a comparison can be drawn between life on the ISS and staying at home.
A group of more than 10 mothers set up a citizen-led laboratory to monitor radiation levels in Fukushima communities only months after a massive earthquake and tsunami caused meltdowns at a nuclear power plant in the prefecture nine years ago. Since the foundation of the ...
Some are casting doubt on whether the country can provide adequate testing and promote effective policies to contain the outbreak.
As Japan's ama (female divers) numbers dwindle, younger divers strive to find ways to pass down the culture.
With Japan targeted by an ever increasing flood of visitors, the plain form of Japanese is spreading as a more inclusive means of communication in situations ranging from disasters to tourism. "Every language must be respected, and when we communicate with people who don't speak ...