Tuesday, May 1, 2018
The Government of Japan announced a contribution of US$ 10 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency to support the provision of vital services for Palestine refugees affected by the conflict in Syria. This generous additional contribution...
Monday, February 5, 2018
To meet the demographic challenges, the authorities have to make policy changes. China should heed the serious signals its aging population is sending, and take appropriate and timely actions.
Global, Asia, China, Japan
Friday, November 10, 2017
Only households with income under the resident tax threshold are likely to qualify for free higher education and day care services for 0- to 2-year-olds, under a broad distribution outline for 2 trillion yen in funding for the government's free education...
Monday, July 17, 2017
To encourage children from families receiving welfare assistance to go to university, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare is eliminating a reduction of housing subsidies for their families and pondering a cash stipend system for new students. The...
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
The Japanese government will work with major private insurers to create unemployment insurance for freelance workers, aiming to support the growing number of people in unconventional work arrangements. Advances in information technology have swelled the...
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Pensions and healthcare benefits vary widely across the globe as do people’s perception of their happiness.
Global, Asia, Japan, Europe, Germany, Oceania, Australia