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In September 2016, freelance journalist Yutaka Hasegawa touched off a firestorm of criticism after writing in his blog that diabetes patients receiving dialysis should pay for the treatment themselves instead of using public health insurance. He argued that it was their "corrupt" lifestyles that ...
Takeshi Niinami, chief executive officer of Suntory Holdings Ltd., believes that companies and governments need to offer proper training and education to their employees with a long-term view toward new technologies as people still lack the skills needed for "the fourth industrial revolution." "Technology will ...
In response to successive scandals involving physical violence, the Japan Sumo Association announced Thursday that a third-party committee has convened and will question every member of the JSA. "Our goal is the preservation of sumo," committee chairman Keiichi Tadaki, a former prosecutor general, told a ...