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2017/02/09 | The Japan Times
Limiting the 'Right to be Forgotten'
According to the Supreme Court of Japan, search results can be ordered deleted only when the value of privacy protection clearly surpasses that of information disclosure.
2017/02/08 | The Japan Times
US Defense Secretary’s Reassurance on Northeast Asia
U.S. President Trump may introduce uncertainty with unexpected commentary on foreign policy, but subsequent reaffirmations from defense secretary or the secretary of state are the statements that guide foreign and security policy.
OPINION: Chinese Leaders Need to Pursue Reform
Xi Jinping needs to pursue domestic political and economic reforms, and refrain from seeking international hegemony to turn China into a major power welcomed in the international community.
2017/01/26 | The Japan Times
Get to the Bottom of ‘Amakudari’
The amakudari practice of government bureaucrats landing post-retirement jobs in related industries and organizations breeds collusion that distorts administrative fairness and results in wasteful spending of taxpayer money.
2017/01/25 | The Japan Times
The Worrisome U.S. Trade Policy
Abe told the Diet (Japan's bicameral legislature) on Tuesday that he believes the U.S. president 'recognizes the importance of free and fair trade.' That may turn out to be wishful thinking — as far as Trump’s remarks and behavior suggest.
2017/01/24 | The Japan Times
Japan Needs to Provide Relief for Minamata Victims
The government has not responded to requests from Minamata disease victims, doctors and experts on pollution that it carry out comprehensive medical examinations to grasp the overall picture of damage from the disease.
2017/01/23 | The Japan Times
Japan's Unaddressed Succession Issues
Questions regarding the Imperial succession should continue to be discussed so that the government will not be cornered into making decisions only after a situation arises in the future that demands quick action.