economy

Why Are Young Japanese People Becoming More Skeptical About Weddings and Funerals?

Japanese marriages and funerals are considered to be some of the most expensive in the world. This has been a traditional practice for all people of different backgrounds. In recent studies, though, many of the younger generations are becoming more skeptical about these traditions. Concern about monetary issues remained a key discussion point. sbs.com.au/ Marriage…

Kobe Steel: One of Japan’s Largest Steelmakers that Isn’t All About the Money!

Kobe Steel is a massive steel manufacturing company, and some may think that they are just another powerhouse only focused on profit. Well, this company is about more than just money because they care about contributing to their society and the environment. So, let’s take a closer look at what they bring to the table.…

What are Abenomics and the Three Arrows?

Since the Japanese prime minister introduced new economic policies (now commonly known ‘Abenomics’) in Japan, the term for the reform package got so well-known, that media soon started to use it as well. What is Abenomics? bloomberg.com/ The economic policies introduced by Mr. Abe, or ‘Abenomics’, were used in the general election in December 2012,…