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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

Former Infusionsoft exec teams with women"s health and wellness startup for rebrand, relaunch

Childbirth, obesity, exercise or aging can cause weakened pelvic floor muscles that no longer holds up the bladder, which often leads to uncontrollable bladder leakage for women......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals31 min. ago

Exclusive: How PayPal is helping women re-enter the tech workforce

The San Jose payment company is extending a program it started last year......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 14th, 2017

ISIS Just Started Using Female Suicide Bombers, But Boko Haram Has Been Doing It for Years—And Shows No Sign of Stopping

Of the 434 suicide bombers sent out by Boko Haram, 56 percent were women. And the number is rising......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekAug 12th, 2017

Aging Japan Puts A Strain On The Financial System

Aging Japan Puts A Strain On The Financial System.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaAug 11th, 2017

8 crazy ways Japan is coping with its demographic time bomb

Kim Kyung Hoon/ReutersJapan's population is falling faster than ever before. Burden.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 10th, 2017

Women Who Lead: EcoBalanza CEO Aimee Robinson built a toxin-free business

When she first started the business, Aimee Robinson dissected sofas to see what was inside. The toxic materials she found inspired her to launch a green furniture company......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 7th, 2017

Dueling Google Memos Reveal a Company Struggling With Culture Change

What do you do when a male employee believes women aren't good at their jobs? It started as an anti-diversity memo on Google's internal mailing list. Then it tumbled--firs.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 6th, 2017

Megan Rapinoe puts defender on skates to lead the way in US Women"s National Team victory over Japan

Harry How/Getty Images It's been an up-and-down run at the Tournament of Nations for the U.S. Women'.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 4th, 2017