Japan neglecting wetlands: ministry

National May 23, 2014

Japan neglecting wetlands: ministry

Japan's wetlands and mud flats are worth ¥1.6 trillion a year in terms of water purification and food supply, the Environment Ministry estimates in a call for preservation.

Commentary / World | SENTAKU MAGAZINE Nov 28, 2011

Existential fear stalks M.D.s

The Japan Medical Association (JMA), once the most powerful lobby group with mighty political clout, still clings to its position of staunchly opposing any scheme to increase the number of doctors, in order to protect its own vested interests. As the nation faces an increasing ...