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Finland's Finance Minister Petteri Orpo speaks to the media in Helsinki

Record-Low Birth Rate Threatens Finland’s Welfare System: Finance Minister

By Anne Kauranen and Jussi Rosendahl HELSINKI (Reuters)  A rapid decline in the birth rate is threatening Finland's welfare system and public finances, the Nordic country's...
Kazuyuki Kitami, a city official of Yokosuka, holds a lantern as he visits a facility which keeps the unclaimed burial urns containing ashes of the dead in Yokosuka

Ageing Japan: Unclaimed Burial Urns Pile Up in Japan amid Fraying...

By Kaori Kaneko YOKOSUKA, Japan (Reuters) Unclaimed urns containing ashes of the dead are piling up by the thousands across Japan, creating storage headaches and...
The Wider Image: Japan's women sailors on frontline of gender equality

Japan’s Women Sailors Serve on Frontline of Gender Equality

By Tim Kelly ABOARD JS KAGA (Reuters)  Women serving on Japan's biggest warship, the Kaga, are a tight-knit group on the frontline of a push to...
Yuki Ozawa, the comic book author of ÒSanju Mariko,Ó poses with her comic book during an interview with Reuters in Tokyo

Aging Japan: Manga Comics Turn Gray – But Spirited – Along...

By Elaine Lies TOKYO  Japan's graying population is changing the character of its beloved manga comics, spawning a new genre in which the elderly aren't pitiable...
A cancer patient pushes his drip stand as he walks down the hallway of a hospital in Beijing

Cancer Deaths Rise to 9.6 Million as Populations Grow and Age

By Health and Science Correspondent Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) Cancer will claim the lives of 9.6 million people in 2018, accounting for one in eight...
A man is seen in silhouette walking a dog at Cunningham Park in the Queens borough of New York

Life Expectancy Declines Seen in U.S. and Other High-Income Countries

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) Life expectancy is declining in high-income countries worldwide, driven in part by the effects of the opioid epidemic on younger adults...
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