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Toyota PR Hits Iran
August 13, 2010
Toyota PR Hits Iran
Toyota’s decision to suspend exports of its cars to Iran is a curious one.
Toyota PR Hits Iran
Rightists’ Childish Attacks
August 12, 2010
Rightists’ Childish Attacks
Japanese rightists seem to have found a new target for their distorted patriotism—kids.
Rightists’ Childish Attacks
August 09, 2010
Kaieda to Take on Kan?
Will Ichiro Ozawa back Banri Kaieda if he challenges Naoto Kan for the DPJ leadership?
Kaieda to Take on Kan?
Japan’s Nuclear Dilemma
August 07, 2010
Japan’s Nuclear Dilemma
65 years after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan wrestles with its nuclear posture.
Japan’s Nuclear Dilemma
Rocky Japan-Korea Ties
August 06, 2010
Rocky Japan-Korea Ties
Two tiny islets in the Sea of Japan continue to undermine ties between Japan and South Korea.
Rocky Japan-Korea Ties
Sad Case of Centenarians
August 05, 2010
Sad Case of Centenarians
Dozens of missing senior citizens signals a sad state of affairs for a rapidly aging Japan.
Sad Case of Centenarians
Here We Go Again?
August 02, 2010
Here We Go Again?
Is the latest government apology over the Futenma Air Station just more of the same?
Here We Go Again?
July 28, 2010
DPJ ‘Riding Roughshod’
Leader of Japan’s main opposition party accuses the ruling parties of inconsiderate governance.
DPJ ‘Riding Roughshod’
Bureaucratic Fascism?
July 27, 2010
Bureaucratic Fascism?
Japan’s preferred choice for PM says the country could slip back into ‘bureaucratic fascism.’
Bureaucratic Fascism?
July 22, 2010
Fresh Banking Goes Bad
The arrest of former Incubator Bank of Japan Chairman Takeshi Kimura abounds with irony.
Fresh Banking Goes Bad
Japan's Poorest PM
July 20, 2010
Japan's Poorest PM
Gov’t data has revealed Japan’s current prime minister is the ‘poorest’ leader in decades.
Japan's Poorest PM
Diet Gets Comfortable
July 17, 2010
Diet Gets Comfortable
Japanese politicians have big new offices to move into. How long will they all be there?
Diet Gets Comfortable
Through Kan’s Fingers
July 13, 2010
Through Kan’s Fingers
Now, the question looms even larger. Was Kan the right choice to replace Hatoyama?
Through Kan’s Fingers
Kan Suffers Election Blow
July 11, 2010
Kan Suffers Election Blow
Japan’s upper house election results are in. Its been a very bad night for the ruling DPJ.
Kan Suffers Election Blow
DPJ to Miss Majority Goal?
July 10, 2010
DPJ to Miss Majority Goal?
An Asahi poll suggests the DPJ will fall short of securing an upper house majority on Sunday.
DPJ to Miss Majority Goal?
The Taxing Issue
July 10, 2010
The Taxing Issue
Big party support for a consumption tax hike leaves opposing voters few alternatives.
The Taxing Issue
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