A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on November 30, 2018.
Climate change is already altering life in Japan, and its impact is expected to deepen in the coming years and decades. Natural systems and human society are interconnected.
The Abe Cabinet itself is now openly endorsing and defending the Imperial Rescript on Education, in spite of the fact that both houses of the Diet denounced the document in June 1948 as a handmaiden to wartime Japanese militarism.
World leaders gather in Mie Prefecture, Japan, for the G7 Summit, including activities for partners, formerly called spouses, of the presidents and prime ministers.
One small town’s desperate fight to prevent their community becoming a dump for highly radioactive materials from Fukushima.
Host Michael Penn interviews journalist and book author Tim Hornyak and learns why the Japanese really love their robots.