Feb 26, 2015

Muslim forum in Mecca on 'terrorism' seeks education reform

A counterterrorism conference attended by senior Muslim scholars from around the world on Wednesday called for education reform to tackle religious extremism. Participants at the meeting in the Saudi holy city of Mecca urged Muslim leaders to review the religious messages in education, to ...

Private-sector group calls for investment in future generations

Feb 5, 2015

Private-sector group calls for investment in future generations

Japan needs to stop depending on its legacy of high economic growth and start investing in future generations, a private-sector group consisting of business and labor union leaders and academics said Thursday. To address the aging society, declining population and fiscal deterioration, Japan must ...

Jul 6, 2013

METI to set up forum on nuclear waste disposal

A working group from an industry ministry panel has decided to set up a forum for discussing issues related to the disposal of spent nuclear fuel. The new forum will be composed of Cabinet ministers and local government leaders, according to the plan revealed ...