Japan

Japan slips behind Germany to World’s 4th Largest Economy

Japan has slipped behind Germany to fourth position among the world’s largest economies in gross domestic product (GDP) terms. Earlier projections suggested Japan could overtake the United States as the biggest economy. However, structural challenges and currency effects have since ..

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Japan’s Population Decline

Japan, known for its rich culture and technological advancements, is facing significant demographic challenges. As of 2022, the country’s total population stands at 125.41 million, but it has been experiencing a decline over the past years. The Population Decline and ..

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Japan’s LGBT Understanding Bill

Japan’s recent passing of a bill to promote understanding of the LGBT community has stirred both hope and criticism. As the only G7 country lacking legal protection for same-sex unions, Japan’s legislation has faced scrutiny for its perceived shortcomings.   ..

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Japan Redefines Age of Consent

Japan recently made significant changes to its age of consent laws, raising the minimum age at which one can legally engage in sexual relations. This transformative move aims to provide stronger legal protections, particularly for minors, in matters related to ..

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$95 Million Undersea Cable Connection Project in Micronesia

Japan, the United States, and Australia have recently announced their joint venture in signing a significant undersea cable project. This initiative aims to improve network connectivity in the Indo-Pacific region, while also countering China’s expanding influence. Connecting Nations and Enhancing ..

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Taiwan’s Last Comfort Woman Passes Away

The recent passing of Taiwan’s last known “comfort woman” has brought attention to the historical significance of these women and the need for their stories to be preserved and acknowledged. Remembering Taiwan’s Last “Comfort Woman” Taiwan’s last known “comfort woman” ..

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