June 28, 2022

Japanese “Humanoid Menial Worker” Robot Unveiled

On Wednesday, Kawada Industries and the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology unveiled a robot, dubbed a “humanoid menial worker”. The developers of the blue-white model HRP-4 said that the development of the robot is a step towards easing Japan’s impending labor shortage. Japan’s population is growing older and there are fewer children coming […]

China Surpasses Japan As World’s 2nd Largest Economy

After thirty years of remarkable economic expansion, China now outranks Japan as the world’s second-largest economy behind the United States after dismal growth figures were released by the Japanese government. Tokyo announced that in the 2nd quarter the Japanese economy had a value of approximately $1.28 trillion, just below China’s figure of $1.33 trillion and […]