Babies crawl and bawl to finish line in Japan race

Nov 23, 2015

Babies crawl and bawl to finish line in Japan race

More than 600 babies wriggled to the finish line on their hands and knees in the world’s largest crawling competition Monday. Publisher Benesse organized the one-day event at a shopping mall in Yokohama, inviting infants aged from 6 to 16 months to participate in ...

Aug 29, 2015

Welcome moms at assemblies

In a democracy, attending political deliberations and assembly meetings should be a right for all citizens, including mothers with babies.

Aug 28, 2015

Number of newborns in Japan rises in first half of 2015

The number of babies born in Japan in the January-to-June period rose 2.4 percent from a year earlier to 508,802, government data shows, suggesting it would lead to the first annual increase in five years. The country’s population has been declining as the proportion ...