low birth rate

Japanese government wants to give people an extra 80,000 yen to have babies, but will it work?

Increase to Childbirth and Childcare Lump-Sum Grant is latest proposed plan to boost birth rate.

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Medical bills to be free in all Tokyo wards for high school students, younger kids from next year

System has no family income restrictions and will address low birth rate, politicians hope.

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Tokyo’s latest plan to boost birth rate: Pay people 100,000 yen per baby they give birth to

Critics are already calling the idea shortsighted.

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