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Survey Shows More than 60% of Japanese Workers Want to Give Higher Priority to Personal Lives
Japan World

September 11, 2016

Survey Shows More than 60% of Japanese Workers Want to Give Higher Priority to Personal Lives

The Research Institute for Advancement of Living Standards in Japan released its 31st Short-Term Survey of Workers in Ma...

Younger Generations Showing Lower Happiness Levels -- Caused by Stress from Work?
Japan World

January 26, 2015

Younger Generations Showing Lower Happiness Levels -- Caused by Stress from Work?

According to a 2014 White Paper by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, a survey conducted by the ministr...

Study Project Begins Seeking Happy Local Communities
Japan World

December 05, 2014

Study Project Begins Seeking Happy Local Communities

Translated by Japan for Sustainability What factors are essential for local regions and their residents to be happy? Thi...

Municipalities Across Japan Establish 'Happiness League'
Japan World

October 28, 2013

Municipalities Across Japan Establish 'Happiness League'

Original text is from Japan for Sustainability The Association of Municipalities for Improving Residents' Sense of Well-...

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Japan World

October 22, 2013

Over 70% of Japanese Satisfied with Life for First Time in 18 Years, Survey Says

Original text is from Japan for Sustainability The results of the Public Opinion Survey on the Life of the People, which...

CollaVol: Social Volunteer Platform for Donating Time
Japan World

June 07, 2013

CollaVol: Social Volunteer Platform for Donating Time

Original text is from Japan for Sustainability "Donating just a few hours of your time" is a form of volunteering made p...

Citizens in Shiga Prefecture Propose 'Smile Index' as Measure of Well-being
Japan World

May 14, 2013

Citizens in Shiga Prefecture Propose 'Smile Index' as Measure of Well-being

Original text is from Japan for Sustainability A group of citizens in Shiga Prefecture in Japan announced in December 20...

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Japan World

December 12, 2011

Japan's Cabinet Office Releases Report on Tentative Indicators of Well-being

The Cabinet Office of Japan (headed by the Prime Minister) released the "The Commission on Measuring Well-Being: A Repor...

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Japan World

November 22, 2011

Japan Includes Idea of Well-being as Input for Rio+20 Outcome Document

(From Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan) The Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on October 31, 2011 the i...

The Economics of Happiness on Screen at 113 Places on International Day for Biological Diversity
Japan World

August 09, 2011

The Economics of Happiness on Screen at 113 Places on International Day for Biological Diversity

The Economics of Happiness on Screen at 113 Places on International Day for Biological Diversity The Economics of Happin...


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