Commentary / Japan Jan 6, 2014

Abe squandering good will

by William Pesek

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's weakening public standing doesn't bode well for the "third arrow" of his economic plan — lower trade barriers, less regulation and a greater embrace of free-market principles.

Reader Mail Apr 22, 2012

Keep the wrecking ball at bay

I like Tokyo Tower. I will get used to the Tokyo Sky Tree (public opening due May 22), but for now I feel more for the familiar graceful lines and the more humane proportions of the older tower. It is an architectural icon, and ...