Apr 27, 2017

Reconstruction minister axed

The resignation of the minister in charge of reconstruction from the March 2011 disasters over inappropriate remarks appears to be yet another sign of the loosening discipline among members of the Abe Cabinet.

Apr 18, 2017

Will casinos fuel addiction to gambling?

As the benefits of casinos were played up, their potential social cost was never seriously taken up in Diet discussions, including whether casinos would exacerbate gambling addiction and how that could be prevented.