18 OCTOBER 1991, page 11

Poor, Honest And Out Of A Job

Japan's Liberal Democratic Party is choosing a new prime minister. Murray Sayle marks the scandal-stained card Tokyo THE ANCIENT Japanese, imitating, as ever, their wiser......

If Symptoms

persist . . . LAST WEEK I was consulted by a patient who, almost immediately on en- tering my room, asked whether I was interested in the recent case of an Amer- ican serial......