Japan's security bills are tactical approach to battle

| Aug 3, 2015

Japan's security bills are tactical approach to battle

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Lawmakers are due to continue debating two contentious security bills until mid-September, comprising some of the most controversial government-sponsored legislation to reach the Diet in recent years. But the bills are considered difficult to understand, and media polls indicate a majority of voters feel ...

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 ...