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September 07, 2010
DPJ Newbie Power
Japan’s DPJ leadership race is still neck and neck. So will it be the newbies who swing the vote?
DPJ Newbie Power
Alien Influence in DPJ Poll?
September 06, 2010
Alien Influence in DPJ Poll?
Foreign DPJ members could influence the choice of Japan’s prime minister. But how much?
Alien Influence in DPJ Poll?
Judo's Dark Secret
September 04, 2010
Judo's Dark Secret
Japan’s media has been slow to report the number of children dying from judo class.
Judo's Dark Secret
A DPJ Disenfranchisement
September 03, 2010
A DPJ Disenfranchisement
Japan’s ruling party has not only taken away the people’s vote, it fails to address the key point.
A DPJ Disenfranchisement
DPJ Mediation Fails
August 31, 2010
DPJ Mediation Fails
A last-ditch attempt to stop Ichiro Ozawa running for the DPJ leadership fails.
DPJ Mediation Fails
DPJ’s Grim Reaper?
August 27, 2010
DPJ’s Grim Reaper?
By running for prime minister, Ichiro Ozawa could tear Japan’s ruling party apart.
DPJ’s Grim Reaper?
August 26, 2010
Ozawa Steps Up
After weeks of speculation, Japan’s political titan has decided to vie for the DPJ leadership.
Ozawa Steps Up
A Nuclear Contradiction?
August 26, 2010
A Nuclear Contradiction?
Japan’s Foreign Minister Okada speaks out on the Iran nuclear issue… and other top topics.
A Nuclear Contradiction?
Looming Ozawa Decision
August 25, 2010
Looming Ozawa Decision
Will heavyweight Ichiro Ozawa really stand in the soon-to-come leadership election?
Looming Ozawa Decision
Nikkei Plunges Under 9000
August 24, 2010
Nikkei Plunges Under 9000
With the yen continuing to climb, newspapers ask if the govt and BOJ have a plan.
Nikkei Plunges Under 9000
Letting the Yen Be?
August 23, 2010
Letting the Yen Be?
Will Japanese policymakers intervene to weaken the soaring yen?
Letting the Yen Be?
Death Row in Japan
August 21, 2010
Death Row in Japan
Japan’s system of capital punishment is outdated and cruel, a leading critic says.
Death Row in Japan
Japan’s Untapped Resource
August 19, 2010
Japan’s Untapped Resource
The solution for the country’s declining workforce? Its women.
Japan’s Untapped Resource
No Time to Worry About 2nd
August 18, 2010
No Time to Worry About 2nd
China has overtaken Japan as the second-biggest economy. Is that good for Japan?
No Time to Worry About 2nd
The Yasukuni Gap
August 16, 2010
The Yasukuni Gap
Shrine controversy reveals a greater divide between Japan’s two major parties.
The Yasukuni Gap
No Yen for Intervention
August 14, 2010
No Yen for Intervention
A debate is raging in Japan about whether to intervene to lower the value of a soaring yen.
No Yen for Intervention
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