The head of an official inquiry into the deadly collapse of a Bangladesh factory complex said the building’s owner was the “main culprit” for the disaster because he violated construction codes. The cave-in of the eight-story Rana Plaza outside the capital last month killed ...
Setsuko Kamiya is a staff writer and editor covering local news, including
legal issues, and has been following the ongoing judicial reform. A 2005
Fulbright journalist grantee, she studied the American jury system in
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From Hokkaido to Okinawa Prefecture, 1,504 candidates are campaigning for the 480 seats up for grabs in Sunday’s Lower House election. During the 12-day campaigning period, which officially began last Tuesday, the candidates must strictly follow the rules stipulated by the Public Offices Election ...