Editorials Mar 17, 2011

Mr. Ishihara's re-election bid

by Hikari Hida and Internal Submission

Gov. Shintaro Ishihara of Tokyo announced Friday that he will run for a fourth term in the April gubernatorial election. At one point, it was reported he would not run. Behind his decision was strong encouragement from the Liberal Democratic Party. It appears that ...

Editorials Dec 2, 2010

Cautious after impressive half

Firms listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange have reported strong performances for the April-September period, helped by government subsidies for eco-friendly cars and electronic appliances and strong exports to emerging economies. But they are likely to have a difficult time ...