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Gathering place for all to build
a healthy & wealthy society

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Introduces efforts to pursue healthy living equally for all.

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Goat farmers at climate change frontline in Argentina’s wine belt

In a vast valley at the foot of the Andes, Antonio Sazo counts his goats, having ushered them down mountain slopes in the south of the Argentine province of Men…

PEOPLE

2020/02/17

‘Immigrant Food’ Restaurant Is Opening Next to the White House

When Enrique Limardo was approached about designing a menu for a restaurant that planned to “reimagine the food of America’s migrations,” he w…

PEOPLE

2020/02/03

$1 a week: the bitter poverty of child sugarcane workers in Zimbabwe

The blistering sun beats mercilessly on the Mukwasine sugar plantations near Chiredzi, in south-east Zimbabwe. It is Sunday morning and the soothing sound of hy…

PEOPLE

2020/01/29

“Delivering smiles with sports” Creating an inclusive society through table tennis

The Kyowa Kirin men’s table tennis team, which has been around for more than 40 years, actively participates in tournaments as well as teaches table tennis at s…

PEOPLE

2020/01/14

Myths and menstruation: Overcoming Pakistan’s period taboo

Bent over her hand-crank sewing machine, Hajra Bibi carefully stitches sanitary pads for the women of her mountainous village in northwestern Pakistan, one of m…

PEOPLE

2019/12/24

New Zealand supermarket launches ‘quiet hours’ for customers with autism

One of New Zealand’s largest supermarket chains is introducing a “quiet hour” nationwide to make the weekly shop easier for those with autism or anxiety issues …

PEOPLE

2019/12/23

Bio Adventure Hands-On Experience Sessions: Become a drug discovery researcher During Your Summer Break

The Kyowa Kirin Fuji Business Office hosted a science experiment program called the Bio Adventure Hands-on Experience Session on August 9. This program is held …

PEOPLE

2019/12/20

Sinéad Burke on the Shoes She’s Waited a Lifetime to Buy

As a self-proclaimed fashion aficionada, I can categorize most of my life by very specific shoes. Brown boating shoes shaped my teenage years. Odd, perhaps, as …

PEOPLE

2019/12/17

Mother or baby die in child birth every 11 seconds: UN

  Credit: CC0 Public Domain Global child and maternal deaths have fallen sharply in recent decades, but new UN statistics released Thursday show unequal pr…

PEOPLE

2019/11/26