Japan’s plastic use is among the highest in the world. It ranks second-highest per capita worldwide. Japan’s Ministry of the Environment is aiming to combat the over-usage.
The telecommunications company NTT DoCoMo sponsors an advertising campaign bringing ninja to the Shibuya district of Tokyo.
In October, 24 women involved in the Tokyo Medical University scandal demanded compensation. They asked for 10,000 yen (about US$90) and the cost of the entrance exam and travel.
Shai Reshef, president of University of the People, explains how his accredited online university is expanding opportunities and making quality higher education available to an ever-wider network of globally-based students.
Guerrilla Journalism speaks to Darius Askari, a photojournalist who has worked in war zones such as Iraq, about his objectives, his experience, and his advice for others interested in the field.
Guerrilla Journalism speaks to Meg Heckman, professor at Northeastern University’s School of Journalism, about the progress and prospects for newsroom innovation.
CEATEC Japan 2018 was held from October 16 to 19. It’s mission is to bring tech companies together to exchange information.
On October 8, Japan’s LGBT community took to the streets of Shinjuku for love and equality. It was the Tokyo Love Parade 2018. This came days after the Tokyo Metropolitan Government adopted an ordinance banning discrimination against the LGBT community.
Protesters gathered in the Shibuya district of Tokyo on October 2. They want McDonald’s to raise its minimum wage to 1,500 yen per hour (about US$13).
Abe has claimed to be an advocate for women’s empowerment. Satsuki Katayama is the only woman in Abe’s Cabinet.