For Kazuaki Nagata's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
Feb 26, 2008
After a spate of food mislabeling frauds and the recent scare over pesticide-laced "gyoza" dumplings imported from China, consumers are perhaps more conscious than ever of the origin of what they eat. Many routinely check the origins of the foods they buy, especially imported products, which Japan relies heavily upon.
Feb 8, 2008
Jan 26, 2008
Jan 25, 2008
The mother of a university student who died of carbon monoxide poisoning in 2005 accused Paloma Industries Ltd. and parent Paloma Co. of failing to stop unauthorized modifications of their gas-powered water heaters that they knew were defective, as the manufacturer's Tokyo District Court negligence suit opened Thursday.
Jan 23, 2008
Dec 26, 2007
whether they would be able to be re-employed or not," she said. "We had to believe the company as much as possible because we wanted to regain a sense of security as soon as possible." National Union of General Workers Tokyo Nambu, a Tokyo-based labor union whose ranks include many ex-Nova teachers, also decried G.education's sudden announcement.
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