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In Japan"s aging population, these women are just getting started

Takehiko Kambayashi/Christian Science MonitorAUGUST 11, 2017 IIDA, JAPAN—In this sleepy, mountainous city, 85-year-old Yoshiko Zakoji starts her day with exercises before cooking rice and simmering vegetables for pre-ordered boxed lunches &.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 12th, 2017

Japan"s population is falling faster than it ever has before

Wikimedia CommonsJapan's population fell at the beginning of this year at the fastest pace since 1968, when the earliest comparable figures started getting colle.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 5th, 2017

How Can the U.S. Get More Women Into the Workforce? Ask Canada

Enabling women in the U.S. to join the job market over time could generate stronger labor-force growth, offsetting drags from an aging population and other forces, and in turn boost the economy’s growth trajectory......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 2nd, 2017

IMF Warns Asian Countries to Act Now Before Aging Populations ‘Tax’ Growth

The challenges are particularly huge for Japan, which faces both an aging and shrinking population. The International Monetary Fund called on Asian economies to learn from Japan’s experience and act early to cope with rapidly aging p.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 9th, 2017

Japan’s Demographics To Grow More Dire As Germany Seen As Finished

Japan’s aging issue has been a topic of concern for a while but are the numbers even worse than many realize? Maybe Japan’s aging population has been the focus of numerous economic studies, all pointing to the declining trend in .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkDec 27th, 2016

Japan"s sex problem is so bad that people are quitting dating and marrying their friends

REUTERS/Yuriko NakaoThe Japanese sex problem has become so desperate that its young population are giving up on dating and are just marrying their friends. A Government survey found 69 per cent of Japanese men and 59 per cent of Japanese women do not have.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 7th, 2016

Japan’s Aging Population Has Business Owners Struggling to Find Successors

The number of small firms closing their doors are near a record high. Japan’s small firms, many of which are “mom-and-pop” operations, are dying out as their aging owners struggle to find successors, in another sign that the fast-agi.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 3rd, 2016

Small Japan firms dying out as aging owners struggle to find successors

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's small firms, many of which are "mom-and-pop" operations, are dying out as their aging owners struggle to find successors, in another sign that the fast-ageing population is taking its toll on the world's third-largest economy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 3rd, 2016

Small Japan firms dying out as aging owners struggle to find successors

Japan's small firms, many of which are "mom-and-pop" operations, are dying out as their aging owners struggle to find successors, in another sign that the fast-ageing population is taking its toll on the world's third-largest economy. Prime Mini.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooOct 3rd, 2016

Vietnam seeks to up retiring age as population pressures pensions

Vietnam is trying to raise the retirement age of both men and women to mitigate the economic impact of a rapidly aging population and take pressure off of its depleted social welfare funds. The Labour Ministry wants to get the issue on the agenda of parli.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooSep 22nd, 2016

Japan"s Abe: aging, shrinking population not burden but incentive

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Japan's aging, shrinking population was not a burden for the world's third largest economy, but an incentive to boost productivity through innovations like robots, wireless sensors, and Artificial Intelligence. Abe.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooSep 21st, 2016

Marriage Falls in China, Transforming Finances and Families

The drop in marriage stems in part from China’s aging population, but also reflects that women who once were pushed to wed are exploring new options......»»

Category: worldSource: nytSep 12th, 2016

Japan"s sex problem is setting up a "demographic time bomb" — and it could be spreading

Japan has a sex problem, and it might be contagious. For 25 years, the country has seen falling fertility rates coincide with widespread aging, a worrisome trend that has now reached a critical mass known as a "demographic time bomb." Japanese women are h.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 8th, 2016

Incarcerated Women, the Fastest-Growing Population Behind Bars, Face Unique Challenges

A new study offers an in-depth analysis of the 219,000 women incarcerated in the U.S. to find out why they are locked up in different confinement systems......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 20th, 2017

From #MeToo to Now What? 7 Actions That Could Actually Help Stop Sexual Harassment

Turn the moment into a movement. A single tweet on Sunday night started what turned out to be monumental week in women’s fight for safety and respect in the workplace. Actress Alyssa Milano used Twitter to .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 20th, 2017

Nissan"s inappropriate inspections started at least 20 years ago: NHK

TOKYO (Reuters) - Inappropriate inspection practices at Nissan Motor Co had been going for at least 20 years, Japanese national broadcaster NHK reported on Friday, in a new revelation that could further roil Japan's second-biggest automaker......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 19th, 2017

More than 40 women have accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment or assault

It started with Ashley Judd......»»

Category: topSource: moneyOct 18th, 2017

Glossier founder created a beauty brand she "could be friends with"

Emily Weiss started Glossier to change the beauty industry and give women more control over their products and routines......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnOct 9th, 2017

Report: Sepsis cases climbing at Pennsylvania hospitals

The state's aging population cited as a reason for the 89% increase over 8 years......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 4th, 2017

Korea Beats Japan and China to Get more Women into Power

President Moon Jae-in came into office in May promising to improve the position of women in South Korean society.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 1st, 2017

An executive who helped create Bumble started an app to help women find mom friends

PeanutIn a desperate attempt to meet other mothers, Ivana Mannel Googled "how to make mom friends in Dallas." She didn't have any family or friends with kids of their own in her area, and was .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 1st, 2017