• Japan fans look dejected following their sides defeat in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Round of 16 match between Belgium and Japan at Rostov Arena on July 2, 2018 in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. (yahoo.com)
  • Two policy chapters provide recommendations on how Japan can improve the school-to-work transition of disadvantaged young people, and on how employment, social and training programmes can help the NEETs find their way back into education or work.Earlier reviews in the same series have looked at youth policies in Brazil (2014), Latvia and Tunisia (2015), Australia, Lithuania and Sweden (2016). (oecd.org)
  • According to the Ecommerce Foundation's Japan 2016 report, ecommerce accounted for 2.8% of the total GDP of $4.123.3 billion, with over 76.9 million people (70%) shopping online. (export.gov)
  • Workers in Japan are struggling to contain the crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, which was badly damaged by a devastating earthquake and tsunami on March 11. (cnn.com)
  • Get the latest news after a magnitude 9.0 earthquake hit northern Japan last week, triggering tsunamis that caused widespread devastation and crippled a nuclear power plant. (cnn.com)
  • The goal which was decided by the government about current energy society, after the Great East Japan Earthquake and the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station. (iea.org)
  • A magnitude 9.0 quake rocked Japan, triggered a tsunami and set off a race to cool overheating nuclear reactors. (npr.org)
  • March 11, 2013 Kenichi Togawa was working at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Japan the day the earthquake and tsunami struck. (npr.org)
  • March 9, 2012 Though the immediate nuclear crisis in Japan has passed, the process of securing and stabilizing the radioactive materials from the melted-down reactors will be a long, expensive slog. (npr.org)
  • As the country debates turning its reactors back on, Miles asks: will Japan have a nuclear future? (scienceblogs.com)
  • On March 11th, 2011, a large earthquake caused a large tsunami in Japan, and the two historic events wrecked the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. (scienceblogs.com)
  • North Korea on Tuesday fired a midrange ballistic missile designed to carry a nuclear payload that flew over Japan and splashed into the northern Pacific Ocean, officials said. (go.com)
  • Last night Greenpeace activists and volunteers took part in a vigil in Soweto to mark a month since the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disasters hit Japan, destroying lives and causing mass evacuations. (greenpeace.org)
  • The vigil took place as the nuclear crisis continues in Japan, with new findings of radiation contamination in Japanese milk and vegetables . (greenpeace.org)
  • For South Africa particularly, the events in Japan are a reminder of the potential devastation should President Zuma's government decide to go ahead and expand its nuclear plans, as outlined in the recently released energy map. (greenpeace.org)
  • Japan may be well-known for its high speed trains, but many residents and visitors of its cultural capital, Kyoto, prefer to travel within the city by bicycle. (latimes.com)
  • Recorded Japanese history begins in approximately A.D. 400, when the Yamato clan, eventually based in Kyoto, managed to gain control of other family groups in central and western Japan. (infoplease.com)
  • While many outside Japan have visited Kansai cities such as Osaka, Kyoto and Kobe, there is less understanding of how tightly they are bound into a regional economic powerhouse. (ft.com)
  • The cost of this presence is shared by the government of Japan, which provides bases and other infrastructure on Okinawa rent-free and pays part of the annual cost of Okinawa-based Marine Corps forces. (globalsecurity.org)
  • The US military presence in Japan and on Okinawa began at the end of World War II. (globalsecurity.org)
  • US military helicopter window falls onto school in Okinawa, Japan. (go.com)
  • The 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, a unit of the U.S. Marine Corps, is investigating reports that an object from a U.S. military aircraft fell onto the roof of the Midorigaoka Nursery School in Okinawa, Japan, Thursday morning. (go.com)
  • The latest GDP figures show that Japan only just managed to avoid recession in the last three months of last year. (economist.com)
  • However, estimates based only on more recent observations are less stable and provide weaker support for the effectiveness of government purchases at stimulating economic activity, particularly in recession, although cyclical patterns in Japan make the dating of recessions a challenge. (nber.org)
  • The annualised contraction of 12.7 per cent, or 3.3 per cent in quarterly terms, dwarfs those of the United States and Europe and is much worse than anything that happened to Japan during its so-called 'lost decade' of recession in the 1990s. (theage.com.au)
  • With more than 5000 employees across the Asia Pacific-Japan (APJ) region - excluding India and Greater China - we are able to offer a strong local presence and understanding of specific requirements and business needs across the whole region. (nokia.com)
  • Religion-in-Japan-Bearbeiter, "Grundbegriffe/Shinto," Religion-in-Japan, Ein Web-Handbuch, https://www.univie.ac.at/rel_jap/r/index.php?title=Grundbegriffe/Shinto&oldid=71379 (abgerufen am 18. (univie.ac.at)
  • Religion-in-Japan-Bearbeiter, "Essays/Jindo und Shinto," Religion-in-Japan, Ein Web-Handbuch, https://www.univie.ac.at/rel_jap/r/index.php?title=Essays/Jindo_und_Shinto&oldid=73020 (abgerufen am 21. (univie.ac.at)
  • Situated at the southern tip of Japan, Kagoshima is famous for its dramatic views of Sakurajima, an active volcano that smolders across the bay. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • An NBC news report summarizes the events of August 15, 1945, when Emperor Hirohito of Japan announced that his country will accept unconditional surrender and called for a ceasefire that formally ended World War II. (history.com)
  • In the years following World War II, government-industry cooperation, a strong work ethic, mastery of high technology, and a comparatively small defense allocation (1% of GDP) helped Japan develop a technologically advanced economy. (forbes.com)
  • In 2012, 14 prefectures in Japan joined this serologic survey by measuring rubella hemagglutination inhibition antibody levels in 5,094 healthy persons. (cdc.gov)
  • NBC Apologizes for Olympics Opening Ceremony Japan Comment The network issued a statement on analyst Joshua Cooper Ramo's suggestion that South Korea credits its "transformation" to Japan. (nymag.com)
  • Japan is poised for an economic expansion, but long-term growth prospects remain contingent on additional efforts to revitalise the economy and reduce unsustainable levels of public debt, according to the OECD's latest Economic Survey of Japan. (oecd.org)
  • It was originally focused on the economy of Japan but its focus was later broadened to culture, history, and international politics in addition to the economy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Economy, Culture & History JAPAN SPOTLIGHT Bimonthly Advertising Rates. (wikipedia.org)
  • Measured on a purchasing power parity (PPP) basis that adjusts for price differences, Japan in 2010 stood as the third-largest economy in the world after China, which surpassed Japan in 2001. (forbes.com)
  • In order to stabilize financial markets and retard appreciation of the yen, the Bank of Japan injected more than $325 billion in yen into the economy. (forbes.com)
  • The thing about what's happening in Japan, in fact, is that although we think it's bad, it's really much worse, at least in the sense of what it's doing to the global economy. (slate.com)
  • Digital Garage has invested in many successful Web startups in Japan, among them, Twitter. (thenextweb.com)
  • Apart from being the biggest employer in Japan, putting the rice on the table in one out of every six households, the construction industry is by far the largest contributor to the ruling Liberal Democratic Party. (economist.com)
  • Usually self sufficient in rice, Japan imports about 60% of its food on a caloric basis. (forbes.com)
  • Japan maintains one of the world's largest fishing fleets and accounts for nearly 15% of the global catch. (forbes.com)
  • During 1999-2007, rubella surveillance in Japan consisted of aggregate case reporting to the pediatric sentinel surveillance system. (cdc.gov)
  • The price for the cheapest room for two published by the Japan National Tourist Organization is $153 (figured at 154 yen to $1). (nytimes.com)
  • Thirty years later, overtime rules remain so nebulous and so weakly enforced that the United Nations' International Labor Organization has described Japan as a country with no legal limits on the practice. (washingtonpost.com)
  • By 1933, the organization had around 1500 members from throughout Japan and joined the International Council of Nurses (ICN). (wikipedia.org)
  • Japan achieved success in the late 1970s and early 1980s, releasing nine UK Top 40 hits, including the 1982 Top 5 hit single " Ghosts ", and scoring a UK Top 5 with the live album Oil on Canvas (1983). (wikipedia.org)
  • The band, who were initially nameless, opted to call themselves Japan just before their first live gig in the mid-1970s. (wikipedia.org)
  • The automotive industry in Japan rapidly increased from the 1970s to the 1990s (when it was oriented both for domestic use and worldwide export) and in the 1980s and 1990s, overtook the U.S. as the production leader with up to 13 million cars per year manufactured and significant exports. (slideshare.net)
  • In the 1970s Japan was the pioneer in robotics manufacturing of vehicles. (slideshare.net)
  • Through the 700s Japan was much influenced by China, and the Yamato clan set up an imperial court similar to that of China. (infoplease.com)
  • NAGASAKI en mode culture - VLOG JAPON 5 - Duration: 32 minutes. (youtube.com)
  • More than 40 people were injured Sunday when a massive explosion rocked a restaurant in northern Japan, according to local news reports. (go.com)
  • Japan Just Lost 80 Percent of Its Airbnbs Bad news if you had a trip to Japan planned. (nymag.com)
  • Japan has several major strengths it can draw upon but major reforms are needed on several fronts. (oecd.org)
  • For Japan, reforms to stimulate private consumption hold significant promise for boosting growth, and this could be achieved by boosting household disposable income. (imf.org)
  • Japan joined the World Bank in August 1952, the year after the signing of the San Francisco Peace Treaty. (worldbank.org)
  • But then, in the early 1990s, Japan began sending the SDF on peacekeeping missions abroad, to places like Cambodia and Mozambique. (newsweek.com)
  • The irony is that it was America which, under its Structural Impediment Initiative of the late 1980s, bullied Japan into doubling its commitment to public works-in a misguided attempt to divert it from allocating so much to its export industries. (economist.com)
  • Initially a glam rock -inspired band, Japan developed their sound and androgynous look to incorporate electronic music and foreign influences, eventually becoming an influence on the UK's early-1980s New Romantic scene. (wikipedia.org)
  • Merchandise imports from LDCs by Japan have increased over time, but are recovering only slowly. (un.org)
  • The Department urges families with pending I-600 petitions and immigrant visa applications based on the transfer of custody of children - if such applications do not involve a court order - to consider deferring their travel to Japan to complete the visa process at this time. (state.gov)
  • So the time seems ripe for a restatement of the argument that what Japan needs is moderate, 'managed' inflation. (mit.edu)
  • It appears that the secret recipe for Pontypool japan had been in existence for some time before its use for japanning metal. (wikipedia.org)
  • It's always a good time to explore Japan with its inspiring culture and unforgettable beauty. (expedia.com)
  • This image came to mind again today when the Bank of Japan announced that, for the first time in three years, it had cut the overnight call rate--the rate that private banks charge each other to lend money overnight, and the equivalent of our fed funds rate--to 0.25 percent. (slate.com)
  • The companies went about this by either designing their own trucks (the market for passenger vehicles in Japan at the time was small), or partnering with a European brand to produce and sell their cars in Japan under license. (slideshare.net)
  • None of the foundations under the decentralization of medieval Europe are clearly present in the case of Japan during this time period. (lewrockwell.com)
  • At the same time, as MarketWatch notes, Japan is home to a number of OEMs that Microsoft supplies software for. (thenextweb.com)
  • All of the proce eds from this poster will be donated to the American Red Cross to send aid and relief to Japan in their time of need. (behance.net)
  • We would like to apologize to all our members and users for the inconvenience caused and, at the same time, thank you for your understanding," the Technorati Japan notice says. (thenextweb.com)
  • At one time, it looked like Japan had escaped the brunt of the financial crisis,' said Hideo Kumano, chief economist for the Dai-Ichi Life Research Institute. (theage.com.au)
  • The new radar will "close the gaps," a U.S. official said, and will increase protection for the United States while defending Japan against possible North Korean missile strikes. (globalsecurity.org)
  • Unilateral deployment of anti-missile systems in some Asia-Pacific countries, especially in Japan, threatens peace and stability in the region, Chinese Foreign Ministry said 23 October 2014. (globalsecurity.org)
  • Japan Sends False Alert Over Impending North Korean Missile Attack The mistake comes just days after a similar snafu in Hawaii. (nymag.com)
  • While many countries struggle to control inflation, Japan is struggling with the opposite problem-deflation. (economist.com)
  • Japan has been in the top three of the countries with most cars manufacture since the 1960s, surpassing Germany. (slideshare.net)
  • Overall, Japan ranks among the top three or four countries in defense spending. (newsweek.com)
  • In this paper, we estimate government purchase multipliers for Japan, following the approach used previously for a panel of OECD countries (Auerbach and Gorodnichenko, 2013). (nber.org)
  • In 1999, the Bank of Japan cut interest rates to zero, as part of its plan to halt the slide in prices. (economist.com)
  • while the Bank of Japan has actually been engaging in some quite unconventional monetary operations (lending directly to troubled firms, with their debt as collateral), it is doing so in a surreptitious, almost shamefaced manner, and therefore not creating the sort of 'credible promise to be irresponsible' that I argued was necessary. (mit.edu)
  • Japan provides for DFQF market access for imports from LDCs under its GSP scheme. (un.org)
  • Jimotti's Restaurant imports the flavors of Japan into Sanford with its drink and seafood selection. (orlandosentinel.com)
  • The Japan Spotlight (ISSN 1348-9216) is a bimonthly publication by the Japan Economic Foundation (JEF). (wikipedia.org)
  • After massive ramp -up by China in the 2000s and fluctuating U.S. output, Japan is now currently the third largest automotive producer in the world with an annual production of 9.9 million automobiles in 2012. (slideshare.net)
  • Until the early 2000s, rubella was endemic in Japan, with periodic epidemics approximately every 5 years and seasonal increases in the spring and summer. (cdc.gov)
  • There were also no immediate reports of injuries or damage caused by the quake, which residents said could barely be felt in Japan. (chinadaily.com.cn)
  • Marketing in Japan is incredibly important to a product's success as a majority of people in Japan have internet access, smartphones, and E-commerce's increasing market share. (export.gov)
  • But, again, like so many foreigners who have adopted Japan and made it their home, affection eventually turns to frustration, anger even, as the subtle and inevitable exclusion by a culture that treasures its homogeneity starts to erode the foreigner's enthusiasm. (economist.com)
  • Some economic forecasters, who previously had anticipated slower growth for Japan in 2011, now believe GDP may decline as much as 1% for the year. (forbes.com)
  • What Japan really has to do, after all, is--as Slate 's own Paul Krugman has suggested --convince its citizens that if they don't spend those piles of gold, they'll be worth less next year than they are today. (slate.com)
  • In March of this year, Japan set up a 300-man "special operations group," a counterterror force with the ninja-fighting skills used by the U.S. Delta Force and British SAS commandos. (newsweek.com)
  • 2006 is a significant year for Japan. (wired.com)
  • This irregularity clearly indicated that, in its diplomacy with China, Japan set its own agenda and acted on self-interest to satisfy its own needs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since we were based mainly in Hokkaido, the main island in the north of Japan (with the exception of our snow monkey day on Honshu), the habitat of north-eastern Hokkaido where we were based, consisted of coniferous forests with spruces and firs growing and on the highest mountains there are areas of alpine plants. (freewebs.com)
  • The third part discusses the continuing relevance of this analysis to Japan. (mit.edu)