Editorials Jan 31, 2015

Too few people to protect kids

Many people in Japan are shocked when they find out how overworked and overextended the nation's network of social workers for protecting children is.

Commentary / World Sep 5, 2011

Japan in a European club?

by Kevin Rafferty

Hitherto unknown and self-styled "loach" Yoshihiko Noda must learn to swim in an ocean of problems as Japan's new prime minister of the year. He has more than a plateful of domestic issues, but he should also realize, as his predecessors forgot, that Japan ...