Mar 27, 2017

Wage hike won't fix staff shortfall at day care centers: survey

About 70 percent of municipal governments see few prospects for labor shortages improving at day care centers because teachers and other staff will remain underpaid even after a wage hike planned for April, a Kyodo News survey found Monday. Monthly wages for nurses will rise ...

The top Japan news stories of 2016

Dec 29, 2016

The top Japan news stories of 2016

The Japan Times newsroom selected these national news stories as the most important of 2016. 1. A president in Hiroshima: U.S. President Barack Obama made a historic and emotional visit to Hiroshima on May 27. He was the first sitting U.S. president to go to ...