Oct 1, 2013 Japan is hiking its national sales tax, from 5 percent all the way to 8 percent.
Sep 13, 2013 False information from a Japanese newspaper moved investor activity.
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Sep 6, 2013 Does a bidding country’s economy factor into whether it gets to host the Olympic games?
Sep 4, 2013 Some low-tech innovations are making a big difference.
Sep 3, 2013 Japan's latest response to the Fukushima radiation leak sounds like science fiction: A wall of ice. Ice walls are common in tunneling; it's the radiation that makes this job different.
Aug 22, 2013 This year's list is just out. It's full of game makers, health care hackers, engineers and people hoping to build new energy economies.
Aug 19, 2013 The U.S. wants to make it easier for American automakers to get their cars in front of Japanese customers.
Jul 23, 2013 Surgeon and writer Atul Gawande explains why some life-saving innovations don't always catch on right away.
Jul 22, 2013 The government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will now control both houses of parliament. What does the new majority mean for Abe's economic plans?