Tokyo area sees net population inflow for 22nd year in a row

Jan 29, 2018

Tokyo area sees net population inflow for 22nd year in a row

The number of people who moved into the greater Tokyo area exceeded that of people moving out by 119,779 in 2017, marking a net population inflow for the 22nd straight year, the internal affairs ministry said. The net inflow into Tokyo and the three neighboring ...

Japan looks to welcome fourth-generation Japanese living abroad

Dec 26, 2017

Japan looks to welcome fourth-generation Japanese living abroad

The Justice Ministry is considering giving residency status to fourth-generation Japanese immigrants in Latin America and elsewhere, a move that would allow them to work in Japan long term, officials have said. Fourth-generation immigrants between the ages of 18 and 30 would be granted the ...