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Japanese moving firms grapple with driver crunch as enforcement of labor laws pinches peak season

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 23:50
In the run-up to moving season, the national shortage of truck drivers has become acute, forcing transport companies to ask some customers switching homes to ...

Young people in Japan spend an average of 160 minutes online every weekday, survey finds

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 23:39
Young people aged between 10 and 17 used the internet for 159.3 minutes each weekday on average in fiscal 2017, up five minutes from the ...

India still reaping benefits of Japanese ODA via air pollution classes

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 21:03
Japan’s agency for official development aid is supporting New Delhi’s battle against air pollution by making use of its training program on air-quality management in ...

Abe administration to remove contentious part of Japan’s labor reform draft bill

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 20:33
The Abe administration will remove a contentious part of a labor reform bill amid fallout from an erroneous working-hour survey used to support the legislation, ...

Moon says Japan is in no position to declare ‘comfort women’ issue settled

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 20:02
Japan is in no position to declare the issue of wartime “comfort women” settled, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday during a speech ...

No Tokyo eatery serving up human meat: Japanese Embassy in U.S.

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 17:21
There is no Tokyo restaurant offering human meat on the menu, and cannibalism has not been legalized in Japan, despite a false story circulating online.Thomas ...