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Tokyo's expansion west, and further

Art Mar 15, 2012

Tokyo's expansion west, and further

With the first anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake just passed, an awareness of Japan's earthquake-prone nature is very much with us. But destructive as earthquakes are, they can also serve as catalysts for social, economic, and cultural change. This seems to be ...

Editorials Aug 9, 2011

Betrayal of child-rearing principle

The ruling Democratic Party of Japan and the two main opposition parties — the Liberal Democratic Party and Komeito — struck an agreement on Aug. 4 to introduce an income cap for recipients of the child allowance. From fiscal 2012, child-rearing families whose annual ...