Japan sees record population drop as birthrate hits record low and marriages fall

The news comes amid a dramatic slowdown in marriages. The number of marriages also fell to a post-war low of 606,863, down by 13,668 from the previous year. Forget millennials – Japan Airlines wants their grandparents on its new budget carrier The …
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