Video: Japan's economic innovators

Japan looks for innovative way out of recession.

    Japan is trying to drag itself firmly out of recession but the world's second largest economy continues to experience record-high unemployment.

    There are positive signs though, with factory output climbing steadily in the past five months.

    And as Steve Chao reports from Tokyo, the country is looking to its  youth, creativity and traditional strength, innovation, to improve the situation.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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