Japan is facing a looming economic crisis between its shrinking population and aging work force, so one bank is looking at robots to pick up the slack. Is there a more human solution for the 'Land of the Rising Sun'?
Japan’s issues with sustainability, food self-sufficiency, and food security find their perfect metaphor with rice – a staple not only caught up in tradition and national mythology, but in the ever-changing world of global economics.
Japan's prime minister is credited with reviving its deflated economy. He's also accused of setting Japan on a collision course with China. The reality is more complex.