Some 65.8 percent of voters were against the Diet’s – Japan's bicameral legislature – passage earlier in the month of a bill to accept more foreign blue-collar workers into Japan from April, a Kyodo News poll showed Sunday.
Days after Japan enacted a law introducing a foreign-worker program to bolster a labor force shrinking due to the aging population, a study showed it could struggle to compete with other developed countries to attract residents from overseas.
'To Kill a Mockingbird', Harper Lee's renowned coming-of-age story about racism and injustice in the American south, was voted the US's best-loved novel by millions of readers as part of a national poll.
Three-quarters of Japanese companies have no female senior executives and the vast majority say women account for less than 10 percent of management, a Reuters poll showed, underscoring an uphill battle for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ‘Womenomics’ push.
Only half of American voters think Donald Trump is an intelligent president, a dramatic drop from what they thought of the Republican leader when he won the presidential election in 2016, a new poll has found.