Musician Kuwata, sushi chef Ono among autumn decorations recipients

Nov 2, 2014

Musician Kuwata, sushi chef Ono among autumn decorations recipients

Southern All Stars frontman Keisuke Kuwata and world-renowned sushi chef Jiro Ono are among the 755 recipients of this year’s autumn decorations, government officials said Saturday. The Medal with Purple Ribbon, for contributions to academia, the arts and sport, has been awarded to eight ...

Jul 8, 2010

Scrutinizing party goals

The Upper House election is Sunday. The election represents a chance for voters to give their verdict on the performance of the Democratic Party of Japan-led administration, which began in mid-September 2009 after a historic Lower House election ended decades of Liberal Democratic Party ...