Japanese authorities say suicide of JAXA contractor was work-related

National Apr 3, 2019

Japanese authorities say suicide of JAXA contractor was work-related

Authorities have recognized the October 2016 suicide of a man involved in satellite control operations at the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's Tsukuba Space Center as a work-related death, it was learned Wednesday. The labor standards inspection office of Tsuchiura, Ibaraki Prefecture, ruled on Tuesday that ...

National Jan 20, 2017

Suicides in Japan drop to 22-year low in 2016

The number of suicides in Japan decreased to 21,764 last year — the lowest level in 22 years, the National Police Agency said in a preliminary report released Friday. A Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry official attributed the decline to stronger localized efforts after a ...