Apr 9, 2016

Record 33 percent of Japanese put individual interests first

A record 33.9 percent of Japanese people believe that individual interests should be given priority over the interests of the entire public, a Cabinet Office survey showed Saturday. The figure, up 2.5 percentage points from the previous annual poll in January last year, increased ...

Mar 18, 2016

Suicides fell for sixth year straight in 2015: police

Suicides fell for a sixth consecutive year in 2015, dropping 5.5 percent from the previous year to 24,025, the National Police Agency said Friday. Suicides related to the March 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis came to 23, up from 22 in 2014, with ...