Business Dec 7, 2016

Japan regulators crafting new rules to prevent leaks by company execs

Japanese authorities are set to recommend new fair disclosure rules that aim to prevent company executives from leaking insider information, part of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's push to improve corporate governance and encourage foreign investment. Marking the first time that Japan will adopt statutory rules ...

Red Hot Chili Peppers return for 20th anniversary of Fuji Rock

Music Feb 12, 2016

Red Hot Chili Peppers return for 20th anniversary of Fuji Rock

Los Angeles alternative rock outfit Red Hot Chili Peppers and Icelandic post-rock trio Sigur Ros were among acts named Friday to perform at the 20th anniversary of Fuji Rock Festival in July. The lineup for the three-day festival also includes electronic duo Disclosure, math rockers ...

National Aug 26, 2014

Kan seeks full disclosure of testimony on nuclear crisis

Former Prime Minister Naoto Kan called Tuesday for the full disclosure of testimony regarding the Fukushima nuclear crisis, including that of plant chief Masao Yoshida. Kan, prime minister during the March 2011 disaster, welcomed the Abe administration's decision to release Yoshida's testimony in September. "It is ...


Music Aug 28, 2013


by Satoru Teshima

Students are heading back to school, the fireworks displays are pretty much done and the gyaru (gals) are a lot more tanned. It's too early to declare an end to summer yet, though. There are still plenty of music festivals and concerts in September ...