Jan 15, 2014

High school paper keeps Fukushima connection

Since May 2011, a newspaper published by high school students in Hikone, Shiga Prefecture, has been updating readers on the situation in Fukushima Prefecture. The series, “Connecting Fukushima,” in the Hikone Higashi High School newspaper also features people in Shiga who assist in the ...

Dec 27, 2013

Yomiuri caught in ¥69 million tax dodge

The Tokyo head office of Japan’s largest daily, the Yomiuri Shimbun, failed to declare about ¥69 million ($660,000) in income over three business years to March and has been told to pay back taxes, its parent said Friday. While the total included accounting errors, ...

You read about them here first

Jan 27, 2013

You read about them here first

by Edan Corkill

Ever since 1897 The Japan Times has reported daily in English on people, places and goings-on in and beyond this country. During those 116 years, our articles have often included information that never made it into the Japanese-language press — as in 1934, when ...