Through the dango shop tale, Takano passionately explains why fairness for all the family matters in Chapter 35 of Shin Ushijima's novel, Minority Shareholders.
In addition to a debt-riddled real estate market, China's economy also faces youth unemployment, excessive public debt, and a society aging faster than Japan's.
Like a ticking time bomb, even a relatively small explosion within the huge Chinese financial world could lead to a large-scale financial crisis.
A scale model of Tokyo, showcasing the evolution of the sprawling city, is the brainchild of the late Minoru Mori — Japan's most influential building tycoon.
Allowing China to control key infrastructure is equivalent to conceding outposts for an "unarmed invasion" when relations get strained.
Minority Shareholders, Chapter 11 of Shin Ushijima's novel brings us face to face with Auntie Sumida and her story as owner of Sumida Ironworks family shares.
Minority Shareholders, Chapter 10 of Shin Ushijima's novel treats us to the history of Sumida Iron Works and Auntie Sumida's shares as told by Norio Takano.
Minority Shareholders, Chapter 9 of Shin Ushijima's novel focuses on the rags to riches story of key character Norio Takano and how he made his fortune...
The new law helps to identify and limit national security threats, but concerns remain about allowing foreign ownership of lands near “vigilance areas.”
As foreign companies with Chinese ties increase land holdings, so do the defense-related implications. Who should have the right to buy property in Japan?
The land purchases will allow the buyers to monitor activities at the U.S. military bases, Self-Defense Forces and Japan Coast Guard facilities, and space development installations.
~Who bought land near significant national security sites - and why? Shouldn’t the Government Know?~ About 80 high-security locations in Japan have apparently been...