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/ Mar 20, 2017

Funeral discounts deployed to rein in elderly drivers

With traffic accidents involving elderly drivers a growing problem, more incentives are emerging to entice seniors to give up their driver’s licenses. Heiankaku Co., a funeral provider in Aichi Prefecture, has been offering 15 percent discounts at its 89 funeral homes there since March ...

NPO holds coming-of-age celebrations for Japan's LGBT youth

/ Mar 5, 2017

NPO holds coming-of-age celebrations for Japan's LGBT youth

Special coming-of-age ceremonies catering to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people are growing popular in Japan, providing an opportunity for sexual minorities to celebrate and express their true selves. A university student was among some 40 participants, including family members, who participated in ...