Business / Economy Oct 15, 2013

Cabinet approves bill to bolster industrial competitiveness

The Cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe approved a bill Tuesday to urge companies to promote realignment and capital investment during a five-year period from the current fiscal year. The bill to enhance industrial competitiveness, aimed at facilitating the growth strategies of the Abe administration, ...

Fujiwara breaks TV taboo, slams secrets bill

National Sep 18, 2013

Fujiwara breaks TV taboo, slams secrets bill

by Magdalena Osumi

Norika Fujiwara has broken an unwritten rule of the television business: sharing her political views. The popular model and actress has come out against a bill that stiffens penalties against civil servants who leak classified information. Writing on her website, Fujiwara, 42, said passing such ...