Minoru Matsutani

For Minoru Matsutani's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

G1 Global Conference 2014 takes up sales tax question

Sep 15, 2014

G1 Global Conference 2014 takes up sales tax question

G1 Summit, led by Globis Management School Dean Yoshito Hori, hosted the G1 Global Conference 2014, in which politicians, business executives and scholars held panel discussions in English, in Tokyo on Monday. G1 Global Conferences have been held in Fukushima and other places in ...

India's political, economic potential

| Aug 6, 2014

India's political, economic potential

The general election in India in May was groundbreaking in many aspects. It was the world’s largest election, with 550 million out of 830 million eligible voters taking part for a turnout of 66.4 percent, a record high in India, the world’s second most ...

New eyewear tells you when to take a break

May 16, 2014

New eyewear tells you when to take a break

Driving when drowsy is dangerous and staring at a computer monitor for extended periods can cause eyestrain. Wouldn’t it be great if your glasses told you when to take a break or warned you when your eyelids were getting heavy? Jins Meme actually will ...

S. Korea's economy and the elderly

| May 11, 2014

S. Korea's economy and the elderly

The South Korean economy has shown positive signs recently, but prospects may not be so bright due to the increasing costs of handling an aging society, five South Korean think tank researchers met at a recent symposium in Tokyo to discuss issues facing South ...