[TOKYO] Japanese advertising giant Dentsu Inc has been slapped with a fine of some 500,000 yen (S$6,013) after a Tokyo court ruled it had made employees work overtime beyond legal limits.

[TOKYO] Japan's public broadcaster has vowed to reform its working practices as it revealed that a young reporter died of heart failure after logging 159 hours of overtime in a month...

[TOKYO] The Japanese government for the first time released a nationwide list of over 300 companies that have violated labour laws, hoping this name-and-shame tactic would help eliminate abuses and...

[TOKYO] Workaholic Japan has unveiled its first-ever plan to limit overtime, but critics want to give it the boot, saying an "outrageous" 100-hour-a-month cap will do nothing to tackle...

[TOKYO] The president of Dentsu Inc , Japan's top advertising agency, said on Wednesday he would step down in January over what the government has deemed the "death by overwork" of a...