February 16, 2013
The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has set up a council of experts to discuss whether online and telephone sales of over-the-counter drugs should be allowed and what...
February 14, 2013
The rising number of deaths and accidents on Japan’s mountains in the winter involving inexperienced alpinists has prompted climbing experts to call for stricter regulations...
October 15, 2012
The Shizuoka prefectural assembly on Oct. 11 voted down an ordinance calling for a referendum on the restart of the Hamaoka nuclear power plant in Omaezaki, which is operated...
June 21, 2012
The Tokyo metropolitan assembly dashed the hopes of 320,000 Tokyoites by rejecting their petition for a referendum on the future of nuclear power plants.
April 04, 2012
Teachers will put their jobs at risk if they do not stand and sing Japan’s national anthem at public schools in Osaka Prefecture during ceremonies at the start of the new...
- « Prev
- Next »