Live To Work

Deciphering Japan

Deciphering Japan

Bookmark

Deciphering Japan:

Ep 2: Live To Work

(Updated: )

Japan's work ethic famously propelled it into a first world nation and the Japanese are known to work some of the longest hours in the world. Ironically, it is among the least productive economies today and one that has remained stagnant for over two decades. Journalist Yumi Araki heads back to her native home to find out why the Japanese work so hard. 

recommendedvideos

Most Popular Shows

#DontForgetMe

Wild City: River World

Meet the first ever brood of otter pups to be born and raised in UNESCO World Heritage site the Singapore Botanic Gardens. And six of the most ...

#DontForgetMe

A Deadly Ascent

This is the untold story of the 2019 Mount Everest tragedy, where 11 people died trying to scale the world’s highest summit. An image that went ...

#DontForgetMe

23

Hong Kong was handed back to China in 1997 under a promise of autonomy for 50 years. That year, 59,250 babies were born in the city. Now at 23, ...

Talking Point

Talking Point 2020/2021

With a fresh approach to tackling the issues of the day, Talking Point investigates a current issue or event- offering different perspectives to ...