Japan, short of workers, eyes hiking optional pension age beyond 70

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan has okayed plans to let people choose to start drawing their state pensions beyond the age of 70 as it grapples with severe labor shortages, ballooning welfare costs and a shriveling tax base stemming from its greying population.
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