28-June-2011

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Education: Korea tops new OECD PISA survey of digital literacy

Korea tops a new OECD PISA survey that tests how 15-year olds use computers and the Internet to learn. The next best performers were New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Hong-Kong China and Iceland.

28-April-2011

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NUCLEAR: OECD/NEA to co-organise G8-G20 meeting on nuclear safety in June

The OECD/NEA will co-organise a G8-G20 meeting on nuclear energy safety issues 7-8 June, as part of international efforts to learn from the accident at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant and help prevent similar disasters in the future.

26-January-2011

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New Chair of the OECD's Committee on Fiscal Affairs elected

The OECD is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Chair of its Committee on Fiscal Affairs (CFA), Mr Masatsugu Asakawa of Japan.

1-September-2009

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Spend early on children, says OECD

Governments should invest more money on children in the first six years of their lives to reduce social inequality and help all children, especially the most vulnerable, have happier lives, according to the OECD’s first ever report on child well-being in its 30 member countries.

13-August-2009

English

OECD reveals evolving social trends in Asia-Pacific

Society at a Glance - Asia/Pacific Edition 2009 looks at social trends and policy developments in Asia-Pacific countries, using indicators similar to those in OECD’s recently published Society at a Glance 2009 (focused on OECD economies).

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30-June-2009

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Keep doors open to migrant workers to meet long-term labour needs, says OECD

The economic crisis is likely to cause the first major fall in the number of migrants coming to work in OECD countries since the 1980s, according to a new OECD report.

19-May-2009

English

More competition key to future prosperity of Japan’s farm sector, says OECD report

Improving competitiveness is essential to the future prosperity of Japan’s agricultural sector, according to a new OECD report.

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19-May-2009

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さらなる競争が日本の農業の将来的な発展の鍵である

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4-May-2009

English

Society at a Glance reveals evolving social trends in OECD countries

The French spend more time sleeping than anyone else in OECD countries. They also devote more time to eating than anyone else and nearly double that of Americans, Canadians or Mexicans.

5-March-2009

English

Japan must continue reforms in tertiary education, says OECD

In recent years, Japan has made significant progress in modernising its tertiary education system but reforms of the system must continue to respond to current social and economic pressures in Japan.

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