Editorials Nov 2, 2013

Women's plight getting worse

The Japanese government's goal of increasing the percentage of women in leadership positions in every sector of society to 30 percent by 2020 seems farther away than ever.

Editorials Sep 27, 2011

Health side of tobacco tax

Health and welfare minister Yoko Komiyama on Sept. 9 said that the price of a pack of cigarettes should be raised ¥100 each year to around ¥700 at least and the jurisdiction of tobacco-related administration should be transferred from the Finance Ministry to her ...