Mar 22, 2013

Abe, EU leaders to discuss plan to mesh auto standards

To cut vehicle development costs and facilitate approval processes, the government is considering conforming to European Union automobile safety and environmental standards, sources said Thursday. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will discuss the issue with European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso and European Council President ...

| Feb 14, 2013

Jazz acts must embrace some new standards

by Sean Smith

Drop by your local jazz club and on an average night there’s a fair chance the band will at some point play a rendition of “Autumn Leaves,” “My Favorite Things” or ” ‘Round Midnight” — or maybe all three. You might hear an inspired ...