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Japanese Man Busted For Arranging Elderly Sexcapades

Agence France Presse | | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

Police in Japan have arrested a 70-year-old man over claims he arranged sexual encounters among senior citizens through newspaper adverts soliciting "...

Seniors Volunteer Their Help At Japan's Daiichi Nuclear Plant

nytimes.com | KEN BELSON | Posted 08.30.2011 | Impact

TOKYO -- By any measure, the thousands of people toiling to cool the crippled nuclear reactors in Fukushima are engaged in jobs that the Japanese cons...

Japan's Elderly Hardest Hit

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RIKUZENTAKATA, Japan -- The elderly couple fled their home on foot as the warning sirens blared. But they could not keep up with their neighbors and f...

Japan Sees Slowest Population Growth Since 1920

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TOKYO — Japan's population has grown at the slowest pace since 1920 as the rapidly aging country grapples with extremely low birthrates, a censu...

Japan's 'Lonely Deaths' Rise Among Unemployed, Elderly

TIME | Justin Nobel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In the 1990s, Taichi Yoshida, the owner of a small moving company in Osaka, Japan, began noticing that many of his jobs involved people who had just d...