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Japan’s Self-Destructive Immigration Policy
January 04, 2022

Japan’s Self-Destructive Immigration Policy

By Markus Bell
Criminalizing asylum seekers and stigmatizing immigration is only worsening Japan’s demographic crisis.

Japan’s Lesson for the World: Robots Won’t Save Us
December 13, 2021

Japan’s Lesson for the World: Robots Won’t Save Us

By Paul Christensen
Rethinking Japan’s global relevance in the 21st century.
How Does Japan’s Aging Society Affect Its Economy?
November 13, 2019

How Does Japan’s Aging Society Affect Its Economy?

By Simran Walia
The aging crisis will have major impacts on Japan's economy. What can the Abe government do to mitigate the damage?

High-Profile Pedestrian Fatalities Point Finger at Japan’s Aging Drivers
May 29, 2019

High-Profile Pedestrian Fatalities Point Finger at Japan’s Aging Drivers

By Thisanka Siripala
A series of deadly car mishaps across Japan aims a spotlight at elderly drivers and inconsistent road safety policies.

Japan's Robot Revolution in Senior Care
June 01, 2018

Japan's Robot Revolution in Senior Care

By Thisanka Siripala
Being cared for by robots is becoming the method of choice among elderly residents.

Japan’s Births and Marriages Spiral to Record Low
January 04, 2018

Japan’s Births and Marriages Spiral to Record Low

By Thisanka Siripala
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has pledged to address the issue of an aging society, but the data is not encouraging.

How Japan's Aging Population Impacts National Defense
June 28, 2017

How Japan's Aging Population Impacts National Defense

By Pam Kennedy
With fewer and fewer young people to recruit, Japan's military will face staffing shortfalls.
Japan's Migrant Worker Conundrum
November 15, 2016

Japan's Migrant Worker Conundrum

By Dennis McCornac and Rong Zhang
A look at the challenges faced by Chinese migrant workers in Japan's construction industry.

A Checkup for Japan’s ‘Womenomics’ Policy
September 26, 2014

A Checkup for Japan’s ‘Womenomics’ Policy

By Clint Richards
Abe touts his policy at the U.N., although its implementation will need to overcome cultural barriers.

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