Commentary / Japan Oct 24, 2014

Western media distorts Japan

by Gregory Clark

Those two favorite targets for Western moralizing about Japanese corporate corruption — Olympus (cameras) and Recruit (information) — are back in the headlines. Both typify the shallowness of much Western reporting in Japan.

Business / Corporate Sep 29, 2014

Recruit seeks ¥197 billion in IPO to fund deals

Recruit Holdings Co. and its owners are seeking as much as ¥197 billion in an initial public offering to fund acquisitions. The Tokyo-based company and existing investors are offering 63.6 million shares at ¥2,800 to ¥3,100 each, it said in a filing with the Finance ...