Reader Mail Sep 25, 2011

Monitoring of cesium in food

It's good to see The Japan Times covering the issue of radiation in food. Tomoko Otake's Sept. 20 article, "Hold the cesium: ways to reduce radiation in your diet," contained useful information, but I would take issue with one point. Otake writes that "since the ...

Editorials Apr 4, 2008

Downtrend in business sentiment

Japan's longest postwar economic expansion, which started in February 2002, appears headed toward a critical stage. The Bank of Japan's Tankan survey shows that business sentiment among companies has deteriorated because of the yen's steep rise against the dollar, stock price declines and high ...