World's oldest man dies in Japan at age 113

21/01/19 04:16 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

(CNN) - A 113-year-old Japanese man, Masazo Nonaka, recognized in April 2018 by Guinness World Records as the world's oldest male, died on Sunday, according to Japanese public service broadcaster NHK.

Nonaka, a resident of Japan's northern island of Hokkaido, was born on July 25, 1905.

Nonaka's family...

Japan enacts controversial law to accept foreign workers

11/12/18 09:28 AM By Nico - Comment(s)

Opposition parties raise questions about the law, claiming that it fails to consider its potential impact on Japanese society and does not protect foreign workers' rights.

TOKYO, Japan – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition early Saturday, December 8, rammed through legislation to br...