The plan calls for doubling childcare spending by the early 2030s to support families. Here, fathers weigh in on the priorities they'd most like to see...
On the last day of the parliamentary session, PM Fumio Kishida gave hints about his policies going forward on digitalization, green technology, and more.
The Fumio Kishida administration faces a mountain of issues affecting Japan, which it has so far handled irresponsibly and insincerely.
Identifying four priorities for constitutional reform, PM Fumio Kishida asks, "Can we really protect the lives and livelihoods of our citizens" without them?
The impact of population decline on society and the economy is profound. Both the national and local governments must adapt their policies.
A key priority of PM Kishida, the agency will tackle the key issue of declining births that threaten Japan's ability to "function as a society."
"Declining births are a battle with time, and we plan to address this problem head on," said the Japanese prime minister.
Before the rise of individualism, Japan was a "children's paradise." The key to reversing depopulation can be found in the Japanese people's own history.
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The last weeks of 2018 saw a spate of articles in the English language press reporting that the Japanese “birth rate” was at the...