Editorials Jul 24, 2013

TPP-ready fishing industry?

With a graying workforce and a total fish catch in decline, Japan's fishing industry will need some help before it's ready for the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Editorials Jul 18, 2013

Parties must clearly explain TPP

All parties in the Upper House campaign have done a deplorable job of promoting, or criticizing, Japan's participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal.

National / Politics Jan 28, 2013

Abe-Obama meet to be Feb. 21 or 22

Japan and the United States are closer to agreeing to hold a summit between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President Barack Obama on Feb. 21 or 22, Tokyo sources said Monday. Abe, who took office in December and has expressed a strong intention to strengthen ...