Last week, Japan’s Cabinet Office released the country’s second-quarter GDP report. It contains some real surprises, including a notable uptick in consumer spending. But experts and policymakers remain baffled by the country’s flat inflation levels, a serious problem given Japan's massive public debt.
On a recent trip to Vietnam, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced that the US won't change its decision to pull out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Meanwhile, the remaining 11 TPP nations met to discuss the fate of the trade agreement.
This week's Global Glance looks at a workplace spanking incident in China, and a survey showing Asia-Pacific as the new epicenter of the world's rich.
This week's Global Glance looks at the trouble with Japan’s salarymen and the struggles of Japan’s working women.
Welcome back! In this week's Global Glance we take a look at China’s leftover women and surplus men.
Welcome back to Global Glance. This week we look at two former Disney tech workers suing the company for immigration violations; what makes an "American" car; and a Hong Kong publisher's vendetta.
In this week's Global Glance we look at how Netflix’s world domination is almost complete, VW’s mounting legal troubles and the latest Big Mac index.
In this week's Global Glance we look at Thanksgiving holidays around the world, how Marriott’s recent acquisition highlights the importance of a large global footprint, and the world’s first international rugby star.
In this week's Global Glance we look at how to make sense of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Africa’s precarious middle class, and a Texas honky-tonk in Tokyo.
In this week's Global Glance, we look at the best and worst global vacation destinations, Lollapalooza in Colombia and Arab TV in Israel.
In this week's Global Glance, we look at the lasting effects of Japan’s 2011 tsunami, Starbucks’ expansion into sub-Saharan Africa, and a great Instagram account from a Turkish photographer.
In this week's Global Glance we look at fake social media profiles, the vulnerability of chocolate, and a 16-year-old French girl making American baseball history.