Japan

Japan confronts rising inequality after Abenomics – Rappler

Japan’s poverty rate is the second highest among G7 nations and the ninth highest among OECD countries.

by · Sunday, 31 October 2021 · Japan, Philippines

ADB okays $30M loan, grant for Cambodia’s healthcare system | Phnom Penh Post

The remaining $5 million is a grant from the Japanese government’s Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction to improve emergency care at 14 provincial hospitals.

by · Friday, 8 October 2021 · Cambodia, Japan

Not as bad as you think

But 70 percent in Senegal and Kenya were aware of the positive trend, while only 23 percent in Japan and the US knew the facts. While extreme poverty …

by · Sunday, 16 May 2021 · Japan, Philippines

UN body, Japan outline program to boost BARMM’s Covid response

The 2018 poverty data saw the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) register a higher poverty rate of 61.3 percent from 58.9 percent in …

by · Tuesday, 13 April 2021 · Japan, Philippines

Pandemic reveals hidden poverty in wealthy Japan

Pandemic reveals hidden poverty in wealthy Japan. published : 19 Jan 2021 at 09:45. writer: AFP.

by · Tuesday, 19 January 2021 · Japan, Thailand

Will pandemic telework boost women’s careers in Japan, South Korea?

‘TIME POVERTY‘. Japan is ranked 121 and South Korea 108 out of 153 countries on the World Economic Forum’s 2020 Global Gender Gap Index, …

by · Tuesday, 5 January 2021 · Japan, Korea, Philippines

Japanese fashionista aiming to put Filipino kids on runway to success

"Poverty does exist in Japan, but it is not that visible," Nishigawa said. "I asked myself what I could do (to help) with fashion." In February 2020, her …

by · Tuesday, 22 September 2020 · Japan, Philippines

Japan gov’t grants $1.43 million in aid for social projects

“Cambodia is developing very fast, but there are still challenges to be solved to improve the people’s lives, such as mine clearance, poverty reduction, …

by · Thursday, 27 February 2020 · Cambodia, Japan

Japanese debt watcher R&I raises PH rating to ‘BBB+’; Upgrade pushes country closer to goal of ‘A …

“Declining poverty incidence and a lower unemployment rate, massive investments in infrastructure and human capital development have resulted in …

by · Friday, 7 February 2020 · Japan, Philippines

Poverty rate for elderly Japanese women seen rising

According to Seiichi Inagaki, a professor at the International University of Health and Welfare, the poverty rate for older Japanese women will more …

by · Sunday, 12 January 2020 · Japan, Philippines