Consumer Affairs Agency tests the water for moving HQ to Tokushima

Jul 4, 2016

Consumer Affairs Agency tests the water for moving HQ to Tokushima

The Consumer Affairs Agency started trial operations Monday in Tokushima Prefecture to identify possible problems concerning its proposed relocation from Tokyo. Agency chief Kumiko Bando and some 40 officials from all nine divisions in the agency will stay in the prefecture until July 29, ...

'Yukatsu' program to let civil servants leave early for second summer

Jun 5, 2016

'Yukatsu' program to let civil servants leave early for second summer

The central government will again encourage employees this summer to go home early under a morning-oriented work program. Like last year, the yukatsu (evening activity) program will last for two months starting in July, according to guidelines distributed to government agencies and their branches. ...