Tokyo election goes nuclear

Feb 2, 2014

Tokyo election goes nuclear

by Masaaki Kameda

Ignoring the powers that be, nuclear power takes center stage during an online debate involving the four major candidates for the Tokyo gubernatorial election — with three firmly against.

Opposition slams ruling bloc on jobs deregulation

Jun 29, 2013

Opposition slams ruling bloc on jobs deregulation

by Reiji Yoshida

Major party leaders held their first online debate Friday ahead of the July 21 Upper House election, with opposition chiefs voicing concern that ruling bloc-proposed employment deregulation may further worsen the working conditions of younger generations. Opposition leaders also raised concerns over Japan’s planned ...