Oct 16, 2015

Most Japan firms back bringing in low-skilled foreign labor: poll

Three-quarters of Japanese companies support opening up the country to more foreign workers in low-skilled jobs to cope with a rapidly worsening labor shortage, a Reuters poll shows — a stark contrast to deep-seated government reluctance to do so. Japan, one of the world’s ...

| Jul 14, 2013

Media outlets rethink news embargo ethics


It’s said that the news never stops. But often, its timing is stage-managed. Much of the news, particularly in Washington, is produced under an important, if obscure, agreement known as an embargo. This arrangement between newsmakers and news reporters is meant to be mutually ...