Reader Mail Jul 31, 2008

China responsible for 'myth'

Gregory Clark made excellent points about the misuse of the word "massacre" in relation to the Tiananmen Square carnage in 1989. But some of his observations reveal his partiality. Clark makes a case for bias in the Western media by focusing on unsubstantiated reports ...

Editorials May 23, 2008

The dams must go on

Tokuyama Dam in Ibikawa, Gifu Prefecture, provides the nation's biggest water reservoir. Beginning full operation May 5, it is a typical example of wasteful public works. This multipurpose dam for water utilization, flood control and power generation was first proposed in 1957. To build ...