Editorials Feb 9, 2019

Tighten rules on data privacy

The entire process should be placed under some form of third-party oversight and no longer left entirely to the discretion of investigation authorities.

Editorials Feb 7, 2019

Stem the tide of people into Tokyo

The government needs to assess why the measures it introduced to stem the population flow into Tokyo are not having their intended effects and explore more effective steps to address the problem.

Editorials Feb 5, 2019

Another fatal case of child abuse

Similarly tragic consequences will be repeated until the relevant parties start responding in a manner that places utmost priority on the safety of children.

Editorials Feb 2, 2019

What's missing from the 'boom'

More significant wage hikes to shore up consumer demand are needed, along with accelerated efforts to develop new growth sectors through structural reforms and deregulation.