Cabinet minutes show formality, no substance

Oct 5, 2015

Cabinet minutes show formality, no substance

Cabinet meetings are supposed to allow top government officials to engage in vigorous exchanges of views on policy-related issues. Minutes of Cabinet meetings and subsequent informal talks of ministers recorded over the past 18 months, however, show most of them are just a formality, ...

Dec 1, 2014

Judging Abe's policies

Along with the bread and butter issues of the economy, voters are urged to take a serious look at the Abe administration's actions in the areas of defense and freedom of information over the past two years.