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SENTAKU MAGAZINE

Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / SENTAKU MAGAZINE
Jul 23, 2018
Osaka quake adds to misunderstandings of active faults
Seismologists should do away with the misleading term "active fault."
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / SENTAKU MAGAZINE
Jul 20, 2018
Japan automakers' dominance is fading
Japanese automakers have fallen behind Germany in the development of autonomous driving technologies.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / SENTAKU MAGAZINE
Jun 26, 2018
Japan's backward vaccination policy
Citizens are being needlessly left exposed to infectious diseases.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / SENTAKU MAGAZINE
Jun 24, 2018
Problematic forestry management law
New policy stacks the deck in favor of big business.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / SENTAKU MAGAZINE
May 28, 2018
As smartphone sales sink, Asian suppliers feel the pinch
A decline in global smartphone sales is bad news for Japanese electronics makers.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / SENTAKU MAGAZINE
May 24, 2018
China moving slowly into Hokkaido
Chinese money is pouring into Hokkaido at a much greater scale than imagined. In his recent visit to the island prefecture, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang attended a forum of Japanese prefectural and Chinese provincial governors in Sapporo on May 11, but a Chinese diplomatic source said he was just using the meeting as an excuse for touring the island.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / SENTAKU MAGAZINE
Apr 25, 2018
Is the Indo-Japan rail project a boondoggle?
It appears all but certain that India will ask Japan to shoulder rising costs of the shinkansen project in India.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / SENTAKU MAGAZINE
Mar 26, 2018
Nuclear power plant construction in Britain: A bottomless swamp
Hitachi Ltd. and other Japanese firms are making risky bets on nuclear power plant construction in Britain.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / SENTAKU MAGAZINE
Mar 20, 2018
Abolition of Main Crop Seeds Law puts nation at risk
Japan's food security may be put at risk with the abolition — effective April 1 — of the Main Crop Seeds Law.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / SENTAKU MAGAZINE
Mar 6, 2018
Did ¥550 million from Japan fill Kim's coffers?
It's likely that illicit money transfers were made from Japan to North Korea. But the FSA and the Finance Ministry are keeping mum on the incident.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / SENTAKU MAGAZINE
Feb 21, 2018
The false promise of missile defense
Excessive spending on missile defense could be detrimental to other defense programs, leading to a weakening of the nation's overall defense capabilities.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / SENTAKU MAGAZINE
Feb 19, 2018
Why Japan's national land preservation policy is useless
The government has a low degree of consciousness with regard to the preservation of national land.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / SENTAKU MAGAZINE
Jan 28, 2018
Japan's shocking decline of rural doctors
A new medical system threatens to deprive residents in rural communities of the opportunity to receive proper medical care.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / SENTAKU MAGAZINE
Jan 25, 2018
Abe's farm reforms open rich-poor food gap
The agricultural reform being pushed by the Abe administration runs counter to the principle of supplying a stable supply of quality food for citizens.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / SENTAKU MAGAZINE
Dec 26, 2017
Why SMEs should fear megabank restructure
The massive restructuring being planned at major Japanese banks may result not just in job cuts for the highly-paid bank employees but a much broader, serious consequences for the economy.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / SENTAKU MAGAZINE
Dec 25, 2017
Stop pleading for Xi to visit Japan
Abe should focus on long-term objectives in Sino-Japanese ties, not short-term gains.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World / SENTAKU MAGAZINE
Nov 27, 2017
A clash brewing between the CCP and China's entrepreneurs?
China's rising private-sector corporate stars view Communist Party control as a recipe for economic disaster.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / SENTAKU MAGAZINE
Nov 20, 2017
The false promises of farm exports as a growth strategy
Japan's agricultural export policy depends too much on imports and lacks a food security strategy.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World / SENTAKU MAGAZINE
Oct 30, 2017
China is waging a global fisheries war
Expanding China's open water fishing fleet has become an important part of national policy by the government.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World / SENTAKU MAGAZINE
Oct 24, 2017
An idea buds in the U.S. that Japan should go nuclear
Opinion is growing within certain quarters of the U.S. that Japan should be armed with nuclear weapons to reduce America's defense burden.

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At the Akan International Crane Center, just north of the city of Kushiro proper, visitors can see the majestic red-crowned crane — a symbol of Hokkaido.
Faces of the north: A Hokkaido town grapples with depopulation