News articles about Japan

News articles about Japan · 18日 5月 2020
In Japan, physical stamps are still used by individuals and corporations alike in lieu of signatures. As physical stamps require physical paper documents, which do the rounds before they reach the ultimate decision maker, doing business with a Japanese company can sometimes test your patience. I have several governmental departments and municipal governments as my direct clients and half of them still require paper-based quotations, invoices, and receipts, and I am sometimes even asked to post...

News articles about Japan · 11日 5月 2020
This BBC article describes some dimentions of the Japanese society pretty well. "As Japan has become poorer, it’s probably become happier and more ikigai*-enhancing". *Ikigai = What gets you up in the morning.