February 27, 2013
With its joyful melody, Symphony No. 4 in A major by Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) has many fans. The opening of the symphony, named the "Italian," makes us think of the deep...
August 04, 2012
Growing Japanese opposition to nuclear energy after the Fukushima disaster will be a wild card in a general election many expect within months, but politicians on both sides of ...
June 29, 2012
Powerful Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto said it's go time and that his Osaka Ishin no Kai party will field candidates all across the country in the next Lower House election.
June 25, 2012
OSAKA--With national politics in a state of chaos and prospects for a general election looming, Tokyo Governor Shintaro Ishihara sees an opportunity if he can join forces with...
June 07, 2012
This is a big election year in many parts of the world, and in Japan, one held on the night of June 6 at a jampacked Nippon Budokan in Tokyo was the talk of the town--and much...
September 02, 2011
New Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda met with Liberal Democratic Party President Sadakazu Tanigaki and New Komeito leader Natsuo Yamaguchi on Sept. 1 to seek their cooperation.
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