Un: G20 Summit Must Tackle Women's Inequality

UN: G20 summit must tackle women's inequality

The head of the UN agency for women's empowerment says she wants G20 leaders to do more to promote women in politics and the workforce.

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is the Executive Director of UN Women and a former deputy president of South Africa.

Bill To Tackle Dementia Introduced To Diet

Bill to tackle dementia introduced to Diet

Japan's ruling coalition parties have introduced in the Diet a bill to help delay the onset of dementia or detect the disorder early.

The Liberal Democratic Party and Komeito presented the bill on Thursday.

Govt. Approves Bill To Tackle Child Abuse

Govt. approves bill to tackle child abuse

Japan's government has approved revisions to its child abuse prevention law following a series of high-profile abuse cases in which victims have died.

The draft bill, approved by the Cabinet on Tuesday, bans parents from physically punishing children.

Jal, Ana Announce Plans To Tackle Alcohol Problems

JAL, ANA announce plans to tackle alcohol problems

Japan's top airline companies have drawn up plans to prevent a repeat of alcohol-related problems involving flight crews.

Japan Airlines President Yuji Akasaka told reporters on Friday that his company will strengthen its pre-flight alcohol tests as part of an effort to systematically tackle drinking-related issues.