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Commentary / World Apr 9, 2011

With the world looking in, Japan needs to speak out

Japan is known as having some the world's most developed earthquake- and tsunami-detection systems. However, the destruction caused on March 11 amply illustrated what can happen even when it is well prepared for crises. Imagine what happens in a crisis when you are not ...

Commentary / World Nov 20, 2000

Transparency crucial to corporate survival

Most companies will face a crisis at one point, but it's not necessarily the crisis itself that will dictate that company's future, but rather how it is handled. In Japan, as the post-bubble economy continues to boil, changes in the corporate, regulatory and economic environments ...