Monday, March 24, 2014

Government backed matchmaking - Japanese style - dating given $20 million boost

For the first time, Japan’s government is giving financial aid, $20 million in total, to local matchmaking programs as part of steps to lift a birthrate that is half that of six decades ago. Failure to turn that around would see the number of workers supporting each senior fall to 1.3 from 2.6 by 2050

Sources, BBC, Financial Review

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