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Inflation a worry for most economies, but not Japan

Dec. 17, 2021 08:52 AM EST

Surging prices are haunting consumers and confounding economic planners in the U.S. and other countries, but not in Japan, where sparking inflation has proven an elusive goal. While the Federal Reserve and most other central banks are shifting into inflation-fighting mode, the Bank...

Japan labor leader vows to fight for stable, better work

Nov. 04, 2021 23:37 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The head of Japan’s largest labor federation says she is determined to listen to the voices of all workers in fighting for better wages and conditions. Tomoko Yoshino is the first woman to head Rengo, the Japanese Trade Union Confederation. ...