Dec 16, 2013

Complaints about overseas time shares rise

by Magdalena Osumi

Consumer affairs centers are seeing an upsurge in complaints from people who bought time shares at luxury resorts overseas, including in Hawaii. The National Consumer Affairs Center of Japan is warning consumers to be more cautious and better acquainted with the legal terms of ...

Jun 21, 2012

What 'international outcry'?

The June 17 Page 2 article “Oi decision draws international outcry” is very interesting with regard to the disparity between the headline and the body of the article. The headline tells us that the decision to restart two reactors at the Oi nuclear plant ...

Apr 22, 2012

Keep the wrecking ball at bay

I like Tokyo Tower. I will get used to the Tokyo Sky Tree (public opening due May 22), but for now I feel more for the familiar graceful lines and the more humane proportions of the older tower. It is an architectural icon, and ...