Dec 26, 2013

'Creative' rules for work hours urged

A government panel called Thursday for rethinking regulations on working hours to boost industrial competitiveness. In an interim report, a subpanel of the government's industrial competitiveness council urged the introduction of a new system that requires businesses to increase flexibility in the way employees work ...

Mar 14, 2011

Cheating and the cheated

Perhaps only in Japan could a young man be arrested for the crime of "obstructing university operations by fraudulent means." For weeks, the nation's headlines have been jammed with the story about a student who cheated on the entrance exam for four prestigious universities, ...