/ Sep 27, 2016

Clerical flub leaves red faces at Cabinet legislation bureau

Sloppy management of national security bills enacted last year has been uncovered at the Cabinet Legislation Bureau. Haphazard handling included marking that the bills were screened and approved on “May 0” last year, sources said. That error was later corrected to May 14, when ...

U.S. welcomes Japan's enactment of new security legislation

/ Sep 19, 2015

U.S. welcomes Japan's enactment of new security legislation

The United States on Friday welcomed Japan’s enactment of new laws that ease restrictions on overseas activities of the Self-Defense Forces, including allowing them to help allies even if Japan is not directly attacked. “We welcome Japan’s ongoing efforts to strengthen the alliance and ...