Jun 5, 2015

LDP to craft bill on protecting remote islands near borders

The ruling Liberal Democratic Party plans to submit a bill to the Diet aimed at keeping remote islands near borders inhabited as China becomes increasingly assertive on the high seas, party officials said Friday. The LDP’s panels on disputed islands and the economic promotion ...

Most shared Japan Times stories from July

Aug 4, 2014

Most shared Japan Times stories from July

In case you missed them, here are the most shared stories from The Japan Times for July 2014. The top 10 most shared new stories Welfare ruling stuns foreigners The landmark decision by the Supreme Court that permanent foreign residents of Japan are not ...