70% of married women in Japan support same-sex marriage

National Sep 13, 2019

70% of married women in Japan support same-sex marriage

Almost 70 percent of married women in Japan believe same-sex marriage should be legalized, a government survey showed Friday. Of those in their 30s or younger, roughly 90 percent supported the legalization of same-sex marriage, the survey last year by the National Institute of Population ...

Cabinet OKs reforms to address Japan's labor market woes

Business / Economy Jun 22, 2019

Cabinet OKs reforms to address Japan's labor market woes

The Cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe approved Friday a suite of labor reforms designed to solve Japan's demographic challenges while creating conditions to promote job growth, particularly for those struggling to find stable work. Under the annual economic policy blueprint, the government wants to ...