Japan's pension payments system set for overhaul

Feb 3, 2017

Japan's pension payments system set for overhaul

Japan’s public pension system is set to undergo an overhaul starting in April following sweeping changes to contributions and payments in the face of an aging and dwindling population. Under a law passed by the Diet late last year, retirees and pensioners will “share ...

Police in Tokyo set up barrier-free detention room

Jan 20, 2017

Police in Tokyo set up barrier-free detention room

The Metropolitan Police Department has newly created a barrier-free room at a detention facility for use with suspects in need of nursing care. It is the first barrier-free detention room in Japan, according to the police. The MPD believes that the need for such ...