Going for gold in the stadium blame game

| Aug 1, 2015

Going for gold in the stadium blame game

Yoshiro Mori, former rugby player and prime minister, and current head of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics’ organizing committee, is not a man of few words. When the current prime minister, Shinzo Abe, took it upon himself to discard the design for the new National ...

Consumers slow to embrace generic drugs

| Jul 11, 2015

Consumers slow to embrace generic drugs

In May, the health ministry announced that it would set a new target for the use of generic pharmaceuticals. In 2013, 46.9 percent of the prescription drugs dispensed in Japan were generics, and at first the ministry said it wanted to raise this portion ...