Editorials Mar 31, 2016

Half-hearted decentralization effort

The poor results of the Abe administration's attempt to move national government functions out of Tokyo cast doubts as to how serious the administration is about pursuing its much-hyped policy of revitalizing regional economies by creating more jobs outside the capital.

Editorials Mar 2, 2016

Crunching the census numbers

The latest census confirms that the population is on the decline, and the government needs to get cracking on ways to keep the nation viable in the decades to come.