We have a match! Japan taps AI to boost birth rate slump

National Dec 7, 2020

We have a match! Japan taps AI to boost birth rate slump

Japan is seeking to boost its flagging birth rate by funding the use of artificial intelligence to help match lonely hearts, an official said Monday. Although it might not conjure thoughts of romance, AI tech can match a wider and smarter range of potential suitors, ...

Japan considering online marriage and divorce registrations

National Oct 9, 2020

Japan considering online marriage and divorce registrations

The government is considering the introduction of online procedures to register marriages and divorces, Justice Minister Yoko Kamikawa said Friday. "We're considering scrapping (the requirement for) the use of seals to register marriages and divorces," Kamikawa told a news conference. "We're carrying out studies to ...