Tag - ken-saito



Wind turbines stand next to solar panels at a solar plant in Awaji, Hyogo Prefecture. Japan's energy plan under a review is expected to call for raising the renewable energy sources in the power mix.
May 16, 2024
Japan begins review of basic energy plan amid spread of AI
Power demand could expand further if growth in the amount of information processed by advanced AI accelerates.
Japan will provide ¥590 billion in additional subsidies to chip venture Rapidus.
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 2, 2024
Japan approves extra ¥590 billion in aid to chip startup Rapidus
The additional funding will help Rapidus buy chipmaking equipment and also develop advanced back-end chipmaking processes.
The Tokyo Regional Immigration Services Bureau in Minato Ward
JAPAN / Society
Aug 4, 2023
Foreign minors born, raised in Japan to be eligible for residency
The move comes in response to a controversial revision to the asylum law that was passed earlier this year.
Japan Times
Jul 6, 2023
Japan and ASEAN justice ministers reaffirm support for rule of law
A joint statement underscoring their collective commitment was issued after a meeting in Tokyo, amid China's increasing maritime assertiveness in the East and South China seas.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jun 6, 2023
CDP submits censure motion in bid to delay immigration bill
The motion against Justice Minister Ken Saito reflects an increasingly confrontational posture toward Japan's ruling coalition.
Japan Times
Dec 14, 2022
Approving executions one of most important duties, justice minister says
Justice Minister Ken Saito assumed the post in place of Yasuhiro Hanashi, who was dismissed from the role following remarks that were interpreted as making light of his responsibilities.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 10, 2022
22 officers at Nagoya Prison found to have abused inmates
The Justice Ministry is considering working with prosecutors to build criminal cases against the officers accused of abuses.


Father's Day is said to have come to Japan around 1950, shortly after the establishment of Mother's Day.
The evolving nature of fatherhood in Japan