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Jan 17, 2017

Regional gaps found in elderly drivers license return

Elderly drivers in rural areas are reluctant to give up their driver’s license due to a lack of public transportation, a National Police Agency survey has found. Encouraging senior citizens to surrender their license is part of a government strategy to reduce the number ...

Jan 16, 2017

Japan's visa rules to ease for Indian university students

The government will ease tourist visa application rules for Indian university undergraduates, recent graduates and postgraduate students on Feb. 1, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said. The change will allow the students to use their enrollment or graduation certificates in place of proof of ...

Abe pledges fresh security-related aid to Vietnam

Jan 16, 2017

Abe pledges fresh security-related aid to Vietnam

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Vietnamese leader Nguyen Xuan Phuc meet in Hanoi to discuss a coordinated response to China’s increasingly aggressive maritime moves amid uncertainty about incoming U.S. leader Donald Trump’s commitment to the region’s stability.