Government to encourage retirees to move from big cities

TOKYO: Faced with a declining population, a typical problem troubling many provincial areas in Japan,… read more

Asian countries legislate to force families to support elderly

MADRAS: A recent Madras High Court order bemoaned the neglect of elderly, often by their… read more

Competing interests converge on health care price-setting panel

TOKYO: As hundreds of people in business attire watched from the gallery, a panel of… read more