Most Shared Stories Tagged: Japan

Sports

Geo answer

Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more about a 16-year-old girl who's about to become Japan's first female professional baseball player. She was drafted by a team from Kobe -- which is the answer to our quiz today.

Politics

Global bailouts

Europe and Japan have announced their plans to beef up their waning economies with billions of taxpayer dollars. The World's Laura Lynch brings us the details from London.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answers to today's Geo Quiz are the 5 countries that produce most of the world's tea. The answers, according to a United Nations database, are China, India, Kenya, Sri Lanka, and Turkey.

Politics

U.S.-Japanese relations

A new poll by Japanese newspaper Yomiuri suggests that the level of Japanese dissatisfaction with the United States is at its lowest since 2000. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out why from Leo Lewis, Tokyo correspondent for the Times of London.

Politics

Renewed interest in learning Japanese

As a global power, Japan is fading, but increasing numbers of people outside the country are opting to learn Japanese. What's fueling the new interest is a growing obsession with Japanese Manga comics and Japanese animation.

Arts, Culture & Media

Japan's lost decade

Japan went through 10 years of continual decline in real estate values in the 1990s. Many economists say there are strong parallels between Japan's "lost decade" and America's economy today. The World's Jason Margolis has the story.