Business Dec 19, 2019

Japan's labor productivity still lowest among G7 members in 2018

Japan's labor productivity remained the lowest among the Group of Seven countries in 2018, public interest foundation the Japan Productivity Center said Wednesday. Based on data from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, the group estimated the value of Japan's productivity in 2018 at ...

Asylum requests down in developed countries, OECD says

World / Social Issues Sep 18, 2019

Asylum requests down in developed countries, OECD says

Developed countries received sharply fewer asylum applications last year, a report said Wednesday, as the world remains gripped in a migrant crisis fueled by wars and economic hardship. Applications for asylum in the 36-country Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) dropped 34 percent to ...