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.
This week's Global Glance looks at the trouble with Japan’s salarymen and the struggles of Japan’s working women.
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.