Japan Post makes foray into support services for elderly

Aug 26, 2013

Japan Post makes foray into support services for elderly

Japan Post Co. said Monday it will begin offering support services for the elderly in October by making use of its mail delivery network, stepping beyond its postal, savings and insurance businesses for the first time. The nominally privatized mail firm has a nationwide ...

Aflac wins wider access to Japan Post's insurance sales network

Jul 26, 2013

Aflac wins wider access to Japan Post's insurance sales network

Japan Post Holdings Co., the country’s biggest holder of bank deposits, will start selling more insurance products by Aflac Inc., the largest provider of supplemental health insurance. Japan Post, which began offering cancer insurance policies by Aflac, or American Family Life Assurance Co., in ...

Jul 25, 2013

Japan Post to expand Aflac alliance

Japan Post Group plans to expand its business collaboration with American Family Life Assurance Co. (Aflac) by sharply increasing sales outlets handling the U.S. insurer’s cancer policies.

Apr 23, 2011

Mr. Keene's noble decision

Mr. Donald Keene, a prominent scholar of Japanese literature and Columbia University professor, has decided to make Japan his permanent home and has begun the process of becoming a naturalized Japanese citizen, it was reported last week. In an interview with NHK, the 88-year-old ...