National / Media | BY THE NUMBERS Oct 7, 2017

In vitro fertilization treatments by the numbers

In vitro fertilization treatments The Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology reported in September that the number of in vitro fertilization treatments are on the rise. 5%: Percentage of babies born through in vitro fertilization treatment in Japan in 2015. 424,151: Number of in vitro fertilization ...

National | BY THE NUMBERS Dec 14, 2004

Sake trendy abroad but hard sell here to young

It has a deep, delicate and definitely cultural flavor. Yet sake does not appeal to many of today's Japanese, who would rather clink glasses of "shochu" liquor or wine. Japan consumed 889,271 kiloliters worth of sake in fiscal 2002, down from 1,368,831 kl in 1992 ...