Hydrogen touted as clean energy

National | New Year Special 2019 Jan 1, 2019

Hydrogen touted as clean energy

As the world tackles global warming, hydrogen has gained attention as a clean-energy alternative to earth-polluting fossil fuels. Some hydrogen-powered cars and buses, which do not emit carbon dioxide, are already on public roads, and the government is hoping to display its technology by using ...

Agriculture innovating to secure future

National | New Year Special 2019 Jan 1, 2019

Agriculture innovating to secure future

Decades ago, small family operations dominated Japan's agriculture industry, but today, the gradual shift to large-scale farming is creating many new challenges. Facing a labor shortage and a rapidly aging workforce, the industry is trying to make its business more attractive to newcomers, attempting to ...