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The plaintiff in an indirect gender discrimination case speaks at a news conference after winning the case in Tokyo on Monday.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 14, 2024
Japan AGC unit loses suit over indirect gender discrimination
A subsidiary of Japanese glass-maker AGC has lost a lawsuit filed by a female clerical worker seeking damages for indirect gender discrimination.
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design / ON: DESIGN
Mar 24, 2019
Japan is ready for Milan Salone 2019
As Salone del Mobile (April 9-14) in Milan, Italy, approaches, some of Japan's top designers are now releasing teasers for their contributions to the world's largest interior and furniture fair. This month On: Design previews a few installations that look set to promote Japan's industries in a show-stopping way.
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 29, 2017
Asahi Glass eyes India's mobile market, anticipating a shift to locally-made smartphone components
In India, a country that is emerging as a mobile manufacturing hub, Asahi Glass Co. is looking to tap growing demand for advanced glass products to be used in smartphones and other electronic devices, according to company officials.
Sep 7, 2017
Winners of Blue Planet Prize call on world leaders to take action on environmental threats
A group of scientists expressed concern on Thursday that world leaders are not on the same page about the urgency to counteract global threats to environment, and called on all governments to take action.
Nov 17, 2016
Indian economist and Swiss zoologist win 2016 Blue Planet Prize for environmental work
Indian environmental economist Pavan Sukhdev and Swiss zoologist Markus Borner were named the winners Tuesday of this year's Blue Planet Prize for their contributions to helping solve global environment issues.
Reader Mail
Sep 13, 2009
Finding the confidence to say yes
Thank you for Thomas Dillon's Sept. 5 article, "How to become a gaijin that can say no." As an expat from Los Angeles, I feel I have also lost my ability to say no. In L.A., saying no is a vital part of surviving: on the street, "Hey, little girl, do you need a ride?" "No!"; at a bar, "You look really...


Father's Day is said to have come to Japan around 1950, shortly after the establishment of Mother's Day.
The evolving nature of fatherhood in Japan