Japanese man, 71, arrested for 'making 24,000 complaint calls'

National Dec 3, 2019

Japanese man, 71, arrested for 'making 24,000 complaint calls'

A Japanese retiree has been arrested after ringing a phone company 24,000 times to complain they had violated his contract, police and local media reported. Tokyo police said they took 71-year-old Akitoshi Okamoto into custody last week after he made hundreds of toll-free calls over ...

Roaming beauty services give Japan's elderly a new lease on style

National Nov 19, 2019

Roaming beauty services give Japan's elderly a new lease on style

Barber and beauty care providers have started making visits to people's homes and nursing care facilities as they adapt their services to the demands of Japan's rapidly aging society. As elderly regular customers tail off their visits to beauty salons, businesses are taking their full ...