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News Japan » Social: Yoshiki of X Japan Talks Kimonos, Beethoven and Coachella Debut

News channel or source: http://wwd.com/eye/people/x-japan-yoshiki-kimono-line-coachella-fashion-1202657471/
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

“It was always our dream to go overseas, outside of Japan, outside of Asia, but 20 years ago, it was almost impossible,” Yoshiki explains. He credits the Internet and social media with helping them gain popularity outside of Asia in recent year

News Japan » Social: Me Too rises in Japan as sexually harassed journalists speak out

News channel or source: https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2018/04/22/national/social-issues/sexual-harassment-scandal-highlights-a-larger-problem-in-japans-media/
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

In Japan, the definition of “good reporter” often includes ... will learn from the latest case and be responsive to social needs.” TV Asahi officials reveal that allegations of sexual harassment leveled at the Finance Ministry’s top bureaucrat ...

News Japan » Social: Why China, Japan and Korea fuss over tiny islands — 4 things to know

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2018/04/17/why-japan-is-making-a-big-fuss-over-tiny-islands-4-things-to-know/
Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

[Here’s what China’s people really think about the South China Sea] 3) China and Japan make different kinds of sovereignty claims. In the wake of the 2012 incident, I organized a group of international historians, legal scholars, and social scientists ...

News Japan » Social: As #MeToo spreads internationally, social climate may be behind stagnation in Japan

News channel or source: https://mainichi.jp/english/articles/20180418/p2a/00m/0na/015000c
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

Last autumn, the #Metoo movement began in Hollywood and spread across the world, shining a light on sexual harassment and assault, but it has yet to gain momentum in Japan. "#MeToo? I don't have a perception of it other than just some far away happening in ...

News Japan » Social: World's oldest person, last survivor of 19th century, dies in Japan at 117

News channel or source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2018/04/21/worlds-oldest-person-dies-southern-japan-117-years-old/539747002/
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

The World Health Organization studied longevity in Japan in 2011. Longevity "is thought to be associated with psychosocial factors such as sense of coherence, social support and social capital," the study found. However, it acknowledged that the actual ...

News Japan » Social: Japan's Finance Ministry laid low by onrush of scandals

News channel or source: https://asia.nikkei.com/Politics/Japan-s-Finance-Ministry-laid-low-by-onrush-of-scandals
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

The ministry is supposed to come up with a plan to improve Japan's fiscal health, including specific measures to curb social welfare spending, as early as June. It also needs to pave the way for a planned hike in the consumption tax to 10% in October 2019.

News Japan » Social: Japan contemplates post-Abe world, but rivals' positions still murky

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/japan-contemplates-post-abe-world-but-rivals-positions-still-murky/ar-AAw3s9M
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

He has managed to sound critical of his elders while keeping in their good graces, calling for reforms to social security to rebalance spending toward younger voters. But he’s generally seen as too green to become premier yet. “Japan is not ready for a ...

News Japan » Social: Victory in nursing home deposit battle a rarity in Japan

News channel or source: https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2018/04/23/national/social-issues/womans-winning-back-nursing-home-deposit-rarity-aging-japan/
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

Makino’s experience reflects the challenges faced by many older Japanese in finding suitable care and accommodation in “super-aging” Japan. Many assisted-living facilities demand hefty upfront payments on top of the usual rent and other fees ...

News Japan » Social: 'Social Fabric' Host Kyle Ng's Cool Things: Japan's Punk Leather Jackets

News channel or source: https://www.fuse.tv/videos/2018/04/social-fabric-kyle-ng-cool-things-punk-leather-jackets
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

The return of the NAMIC Award-winning series Social Fabric hits Fuse Tuesday, May 1, and it's all about the leather jacket. Host/designer Kyle Ng visits cities across the globe to examine different cultures' adaptations of the classic silhouette, including ...

News Japan » Social: WARC Awards 2018 - Effective Social Strategy shortlist announced

News channel or source: http://www.acnnewswire.com/Article.Asp?Art_ID=43006&lang=EN
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

Japan, Malaysia, Middle East, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Vietnam. To see the shortlisted case studies in the Effective Social Strategy category, please view at www.warc.com/warcawards.prize. The annual WARC ...