Traffic deaths in Japan hit record low in 2019

National Jan 6, 2020

Traffic deaths in Japan hit record low in 2019

The number of deaths in traffic accidents across Japan last year fell to 3,215, the fewest since officials started compiling comparable data in 1948, according to a National Police Agency report. The number fell by 317, or 9.0 percent, from 2019, the NPA said Monday. By ...

Japan to allow printing of maiden name on driver's license

National Nov 28, 2019

Japan to allow printing of maiden name on driver's license

The National Police Agency said Thursday it will allow people to print their maiden name alongside their married name on driver's licenses starting Sunday. The move is in line with a similar measure taken for the My Number social security and tax identification card. People can ...