Editorials Jan 21, 2016

Uncertain annual wage talks

It remains to be seen whether workers at small and medium-size firms will benefit from raises in this year's annual wage negotiations.

Business Apr 16, 2014

Big biz keen to skirt tax hike

The government has hired around 600 special investigators to prevent big businesses from passing the latest consumption tax increase on to their suppliers and contractors, but many small businesses are facing increasingly subtle billing and payment schemes from clients. In Tokyo's Ota Ward, home to ...