Until the tobacco prices went up in 2010, third-class cigarette sales were very low.
The government spent ¥63 billion on the recent Lower House election
There may still be time to apply for the government’s one-time welfare handout.
Narita Airport is still inconvenient for Tokyoites, but now getting there is less expensive.
Bean sprout producers are demanding retailers pay higher prices than the retailers are willing to pay.
The cosmetics industry is looking at potentially booming business.
Unmarried men still don’t expect their future spouses to contribute much financially to a household.