A seven-year-old boy who went missing in a forest after his parents left him there as a punishment has been found in a hut at a military training base, four kilometers away from where he had been left.
Rescuers have located a seven-year-old boy who was reported missing for a week in a Japanese forest. His parents say they abandoned him on Japan's northern Hokkaido island as punishment for misbehaving.
In a new move designed to improve the work and life balance for Japan's employees, the government has announced it will impose an annual cap on overtime hours. Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
A seven-year-old boy went missing in a Japanese forest after his parents made him leave the car as punishment. Rescuers used sniffer dogs and horses to comb the mountainous area, according to broadcaster NTV.
Japanese police say they are not treating Yamato Tanooka's case as a crime and will instead refer it to social services. The boy's parents had abandoned him on Hokkaido Island as punishment for misbehaving.
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