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Japan's rapidly ageing population declined by 300,000 people last year. With a shrinking workforce and scarce immigrant labour, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has sought to encourage more female employment.
Strategically located to respond to threats from North Korea to Russia, Japan's southern island of Okinawa hosts over half of all US troops stationed in Japan. But has the US military outstayed its welcome?
In Tokyo there are over nine million senior citizens, a generation that prizes respectability above all. Have a feisty group of octogenarian cheerleaders found a suprising path to happiness in old age?
As robotic engineering advances, more and more definitively human functions are being replicated. This episode of SBS Dateline takes us to Japan, to glimpse the future of anthropomorphic robotics.
The town of Namie, in Fukushima, became famous in 2011 as the site of the largest nuclear disaster since Chernobyl. Now the government are trying to persuade the exiled population to return.
Mark Willacy travels to radiation-poisoned Fukushima as few residents return home after evacuation lift. He uncovers startling new evidence of the dangers that still lurk there, and the near insurmountable task of cleaning it up.
Fifty years ago, American science-fiction writer Isaac Asimov predicted that we were on the cusp of new age relationships between man and machine. But as machines learn even to love, what does this mean for humanity?
Meet Pepper, the first humanoid robot. He can talk, walk, and read emotions. At least that is what his French-Japanese designers claim. But is Pepper really the first robot to understand emotions?