Jan 17, 2017

Regional gaps found in elderly drivers license return

Elderly drivers in rural areas are reluctant to give up their driver’s license due to a lack of public transportation, a National Police Agency survey has found. Encouraging senior citizens to surrender their license is part of a government strategy to reduce the number ...

Jan 11, 2017

Households on welfare in Japan hit record high for third month

The number of households on welfare in Japan last October increased by 964 from the previous month to 1,637,866, hitting a record high for the third consecutive month, the welfare ministry said Wednesday. The growth, which followed five months of expansion, reflected an increase ...