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A teacher's room at Onizuka Middle School in Karatsu, Saga, Japan, 2005.

Japan's digital society rests on Kishida's leadership

21 June 2022

The Japanese public is not yet convinced of the need for a digital society.

Bank of Japan Head Office, Chuo-city, Tokyo, Japan, 2010.

Central Bank Digital Currency cast aside as cash reigns king in Japan

26 May 2022

The Bank of Japan must continue to improve its knowledge of blockchain technology to ensure financial stability and financial innovation in Japan.

CHUBU electric power company's HEKINAN thermal power plant

Balance is pivotal to prosperity in Japan's energy policy

19 April 2022

In mid-October 2021, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s cabinet approved Japan’s Sixth Basic Energy Plan. The plan represents a concrete roadmap for realising...

Kishida dumps Russia to back Washington on Ukraine but where does that leave China

14 March 2022

Japan has become one of the most active countries in implementing strong sanctions against Russia in support of Ukraine

Combatting Japan’s agricultural worker shortage

24 February 2022

Japan must support young farmers and improve conditions for foreign agricultural workers to save the industry.

Solving Japan’s wage stagnation

31 January 2022

The issue of wages has been on Japan’s political agenda since former prime minister Shinzo Abe urged companies to raise wages to fight inflation. Prime...

Collapse of the CDM Scheme under the Kyoto Protocol and Its Spillover: Consequences of "Carbon Panic"

13 October 2021

Collapse of the CDM Scheme under the Kyoto Protocol and Its Spillover

The Rise of Robots in China: Implications for Japan

13 October 2021

The Rise of Robots in China: Implications for Japan

EU-Japan Cooperation toward Carbon Neutrality—Participating in the EU-Japan Centre/RIETI webinar

13 October 2021

EU-Japan Cooperation toward Carbon Neutrality—Participating in the EU-Japan Centre/RIETI webinar

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

COVID-19 and Health Expenditure Trends

13 October 2021

COVID-19 and Health Expenditure Trends

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