Japan can no longer afford to give every 100-year-old a silver sake dish, but bigger issues loom due to the country's aging population.
Japan has an aging problem.
There are a lot of old people in Japan. So many the government can no longer afford to hand out commemorative silver sake dishes to those who hit the age of 100. (Video via Hidali, YouTube / 横川由紀子)
That's according to Kyodo News, which reports the Japanese government is looking for a cheaper option such as a less-expensive sake dish or simply a letter of congratulations. (Video via Al Jazeera)
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