Society/Life

The desired form of graves in the SDGs era

In Japan, the high population density in large cities and depopulation in rural areas have caused serious problems in various fields. Furthe ...

The system of joint custody for the purpose of seeing a child is a mistaken priority

It is said that a system of joint custody after divorce has been under discussion in Japan. In western countries, joint custody has been mai ...

Co-operatives provide a model for achieving decent life and work

Workers’ co-operatives have recently been attracting global attention. Japan is making preparations for enacting a law on workers’ co-operat ...

Will cheap bioplastics appear before marine pollution reaches the limit?

Plastics have been associated with the depletion of oil resources and waste problems for years, and recently, marine pollution caused by pla ...

Is user generosity making smartphone fees high in Japan?

In August 2018, Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said mobile phone fees have room for a 40% cut. The reduction of mobile phone ...

What we cannot restore and the hidden Christians did not lose for 250 years

On June 30, 2018, Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region were registered as a World Heritage. It was recognized for the existence of ...

The AE method, a non-destructive testing technique to encourage objects to say, “ ...

Recently, a lot of attention has been paid to the deterioration of infrastructure facilities due to aging. However, it is reported that ther ...

Why is government necessary? We would be lost without government but we must be c ...

There are data telling us that the trust of government in Japan is overwhelmingly low compared to that in foreign countries. What is the cau ...

Would the house you live protect you from earthquakes?

Severe earthquakes with magnitudes of around 6 have struck our country several times in 2018. Regarding Kanto and other regions today, peopl ...