Reader Mail Jul 21, 2011

Study radiation in lost baby teeth

Regarding the July 16 article "Fukushima cattle shipments banned": If cows that ate tainted straw 75 kilometers from the site of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant have internal radiation at levels of concern, then human beings who ate local produce are probably similarly ...

Reader Mail Nov 8, 2009

Downbeat on new government

Was there not an historic election just over two months ago that ushered in a supposedly foreigner-friendly government that has put issues like suffrage for permanent residents in local elections on the table? Does it not have a minister who has talked about building a ...

Editorials Mar 17, 2008

Punishing bureaucratic neglect

The Supreme Court earlier this month upheld a suspended prison sentence for a former health ministry official who had been found guilty of failing to prevent the sale and use of HIV-contaminated blood products that resulted in the death of a patient suffering from ...