Commentary / World Nov 7, 2011

New food price levels stalking poor

by Iwan J. Azis

Catastrophic flooding and crop losses in Thailand, the world's leading rice exporter, are raising concerns that another food crisis may be in the offing. Also disquieting is the possibility that the world may have already entered a new era where persistently high food prices are ...

Editorials May 25, 2007

Juvenile Law revision

A bill to revise the Juvenile Law, which passed the Lower House with the backing of the Liberal Democratic Party and Komeito, is now in the Upper House. The bill is designed to provide harsher treatment of juvenile offenders. Lawmakers must question whether such ...