Category: Japan

Japan Begins Charging for Plastic Bags

Retailers in Japan began charging for plastic bags on Wednesday, a move aimed at curbing Japanese consumers’ love for packaging and finally bringing the country in line with other major economies.

Japan Supercomputer Is World’s Fastest

Japan’s Fugaku supercomputer, built with government backing and used in the fight against coronavirus, is now ranked as the world’s fastest, its developers announced Monday.

Hello Kitty Gets New Boss After 60 Years

The founder of the firm behind Hello Kitty is stepping down aged 92 and handing the reins to his 31-year-old grandson — the first change in leadership in the company’s six-decade history.

The Truth about Graduation from Marriage

Asians are changing the way they view marriage, and more couples are now starting to use the term “graduation of marriage” constantly. For some, it’s the only way they can enjoy their freedom. But what does this controversial practice specifically entail?

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