Jul 2, 2011

Spreading anti-nuclear sentiment

Tokyo Electric Power Co. and three other power companies held shareholders’ meetings on Tuesday and six more on Wednesday. The shareholders’ meetings were overshadowed by the crisis at Tepco’s Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant. At some meetings, many shareholders presented motions calling for ...

Mar 5, 2011

Half-baked reform won't cut it

The Supreme Public Prosecutors Office (SPPO) on Feb. 23 said that the special investigation squads at the Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya district public prosecutors offices will start partial electronic recording of interrogations of suspects from March 18. At present, public prosecutors are recording a ...