The aging of Japan is thought to outweigh all other nations, with Japan being purported to have the highest proportion of elderly citizens. Japan is experiencing a "super-aging" society both in rural and urban areas. Japan had a post-war baby boom between and The law of [ clarification needed ] led to easy access to abortions, followed by a prolonged period of low fertility, resulting in the aging population of Japan. Japan's population began to decline in
An increasingly bitter battle of the ages brews in Japan
An increasingly bitter battle of the ages brews in Japan | The Japan Times
Most of those injured were pupils at Caritas Gakuen primary school in Kawasaki, near Tokyo. Her father asked the media to give the family time to grieve. The second victim, Satoshi Oyama, a year-old foreign ministry official who was seeing his daughter off to school, died in hospital from stab wounds to his neck and back following the attack. Media quoted police as saying that Oyama may have sustained stab wounds to his back while trying to protect the children. According to the foreign ministry, Oyama, a graduate of Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, joined the ministry in and spent five years working at the Japanese embassy in Yangon.
'My heart is broken': Japan mourns victims of mass stabbing attack
TOKYO: A minute or two of newly shot mobile phone video captures an elderly man repeatedly and, it seems, deliberately, preventing the door of a packed Nagoya commuter train from closing. It has, of course, gone viral. The footage, co-starring flustered station staff and passengers at the end of their tethers, is exquisite theatre.
Please refresh the page and retry. L ast year, a Dutchman went to court to make himself 20 years younger. Emile Ratelband, 6 9, said his age was stopping him getting dates online, because women did not realise that he had the body of a something. He told the court he wanted to become 49, which better reflected his emotional state. The judges rejected his plea , ruling that to change his birth certificate would wreak havoc with legal rights.