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National Dec 25, 2018

80% of state bodies fail to meet disabled employee target

The number of disabled employees at 35 of the 43 state institutions stood below the level required by law as of June 1 this year, the welfare ministry said Tuesday. The actual hiring rate for people with disabilities stood at 1.22 percent, falling short of ...

'Workation' concept catching on in overworked Japan

National Sep 20, 2018

'Workation' concept catching on in overworked Japan

Yoshimasa Higashihara, a 35-year-old worker at Japan Airlines Co., worked for half a day at a cafe while he was on vacation in Singapore this year, drafting documents for a corporate event that was scheduled to take place right after he returned from his ...