| Mar 27, 2012

Suginami Ward 'informers' just doing their job

by Ashley Thompson

Several residents of Tokyo’s Suginami Ward contacted us in response to C.W.’s experience, which appeared in our March 6 column, “Immigration ‘informers’ call on foreigners in Suginami Ward.” Victoria admits she was also concerned at first: “I live in Suginami Ward and have already ...

| Jan 24, 2012

Tepco pole position may scupper land buy

by Yuichi Kawamoto

Mr. A writes: “We are seriously considering buying a property (house and land) in a residential neighborhood. On a corner of and inside the property, Tepco installed a light pole several years ago, apparently under an agreement with the current owner. It is believed ...