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For first time, company owner faces life sentence for food poisoning outbreak

<b>(CNN) —</b> Even after his mom died, Jeff Almer bought a Mother's Day card splashed in pastels and bearing the sweetest of words. He tucked a photo of his mother inside the card and addressed it to Stewart Parnell, the man who owned and ran Peanut Corporation of America.<p>Inside, Almer wrote: I did not …

Environmental Health

Japan Could Work with NATO on Deadly Next-Generation Missile

Ever since Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s return to the top in Tokyo in December 2012, Japan has steadily been increasing its defense cooperation with a …

Japan-style elderly insurance model could spur silver-hair market in Hong Kong

A Japanese expert in the science of ageing has revealed his country's thriving silver-hair market was started by a nationwide elderly insurance plan …

Japan automakers cling to Indonesia targets as sales speed downhill

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Japanese automakers are sticking to their targets in Indonesia in defiance of the longest sales decline in six years, resorting to steep discounts to entice tight-spending consumers into showrooms that remain stubbornly empty.<p>Customers look at a new Suzuki Karimun Wagon R at the …

Central Banks

Inflation Is Hitting Japanese Households Hard

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe came to power vowing to drag Japan out of deflation and stagnation. His logic was that rising prices would drive higher …

Delta offers to invest in Japan's bankrupt Skymark Airlines: media

(Reuters) - Delta Air Lines Inc (DAL.N) has offered to invest in Japan’s bankrupt Skymark Airlines Inc SKALF.PK as part of a restructuring plan for the budget carrier, according to a Japanese media report.<p>Skymark Airlines aircrafts are pictured at Haneda airport in Tokyo November 19, 2014. …

Bankruptcy

A boom in foreign tourism boosts Japan's economy

TOKYO — When Peng Jia Wei stepped off the plane from southern China last month, he wasted little time in heading for the tony Ginza shopping district.<p>By the following afternoon, he and his wife had spent several thousand dollars on clothes, home electronics and gifts for themselves and a wide …

Japan

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Will Your Child be Rich or Poor? 14 Habits Every Child Needs to Succeed in Life

When I travel the country speaking to high school and college students about exactly what they need to do to become financially successful in life, I …

Japan tourism boom a welcome boost to economy, but awkward for country unused to foreign ways

TOKYO – From the slopes of Mount Fuji to the temple streets of Kyoto, tourists are cramming Japan’s prime sightseeing spots, puzzling their way …

Japan's huge sex problem is setting up a 'demographic time bomb' for the country

Basically, the country just isn't that interested in sex — and it could have huge effects beyond its borders.<p>The most recent evidence comes in a survey by the Japan Family Planning Association, reported on in the Japan Times.<p>A full 49.3% of respondents between the ages of 16 and 49 in the …

Japan's companies are turning more optimistic, Tankan shows

The Bank of Japan's (BOJ) Tankan survey showed the country's large manufacturers are more optimistic than expected, with the index hitting its …

Economy

Can Japan Have an Economic Grand Strategy Beyond the TPP?

With the light at the end of the TPP tunnel now in sight, the focus is once again on how exactly the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement will create …

China

Japan set for 2017 tax hike even as economy struggles

<b>Amari: Weak yen has both positive and negative impacts on Japan’s economy.</b><p><b>Bloomberg/Tokyo</b><p>Japan still plans to raise the national sales tax again in …

Middle-aged virgins: Why so many Japanese stay chaste

<b>Tokyo (CNN) —</b> When I was a young, single woman in Japan in the 1980s, the economy was red hot and so was the dating scene.<p>Cool girls weren't ashamed of losing their virginity before marriage.<p>Of course for me personally, losing my virginity was a big deal. But socially, it was no biggie. It was the …

Relationships

China says many in Japan not ready to accept its rise

BEIJING (Reuters) - The lack of acceptance by many Japanese people of China's rise is one of the root causes of the problems between the two …

Japan considers moving elderly from Tokyo to relieve crowding

Japan Mulls Politically Dangerous Squeeze on Senior Benefits

Sipping beer and listening to a guitarist at an event for retirees in western Tokyo, Sadao Sekine said he backs government plans to cut Japan’s …

Japan

Japan's retail sales, industrial output paint mixed picture

Japan's economy offered a mixed reading Monday, with retail sales for May beating expectations while industrial production disappointed.<p>Industrial …

Economy

UPDATE 2-Japan's Aso doesn't see major market disruptions on Greece...

* Asian stocks fall on likelihood Greece heading to default<p>* Policymakers on guard against further market disruptions<p>* Greek default could pose risks to global economy (Adds cabinet secretary’s comments)<p>By Stanley White<p>TOKYO, June 29 (Reuters) - Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Monday he …

Economics

Best Superfoods for Weight Loss

Superfoods build bones, prevent chronic diseases, improve your eyesight, and even keep your mind sharp. But did you know new evidence suggests these …

National Geographic Magazine

See Previous Issues<p><img itemprop="contentUrl" style="transition: opacity 0.4s; opacity: 1;"></picture></div> <div>April 2018</div></a> </div> <div class="prev_iss_cover"> <a href="https://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2018/03" target="_self"> <div class="LazyLoad is-visible"><picture><source …

Why Productive People Get Up Insanely Early

If you want to do your best work, distraction is your enemy. So wake before it rises.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story is part of 5 Habits Changes You Can Actually Make In 2015. Check out the full list here.</i><p>I am not a successful entrepreneur. I do not know the secret to life. I know that I love what I do …