Mar 9, 2016

LDP eyes allowing more workers from abroad to come to Japan

The ruling Liberal Democratic Party will set up a panel to consider allowing more foreign people to work in the country, officials said Tuesday, in a move designed to address labor shortages stemming from an aging society. Labor shortages are especially serious in sectors ...

Mar 8, 2016

LDP membership grows but falls short of target

The number of people registered as members of the Liberal Democratic Party grew for the third straight year in 2015 but fell short of its target, the party said. The number rose 10 percent from the previous year to 987,182, the LDP said Tuesday. ...