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Japanese dolls are window to the culture

Dolls are typically thought of as children’s toys, that are used for play dates and given personalities by the owner’s imagination. In Japan, the delicately...

The controversy over genetically modified corn

The latest environmental crusade is against genetically modified corn or, perhaps more correctly, against the international business giant Monsanto. The crusade has a patriotic theme:...

Business chamber backs a value-added tax

The country’s leading business chamber Tuesday endorsed a value-added tax as a way to reduce interest rates and the central government’s deficit. Powered by WPeMatico