Washington needs to reconsider its opposition to initiatives designed to prevent the militarization of space.
Can the Abe administrative accomplish what past governments have tried and failed to do, and revitalize Japan's regional economies?
When Toho Studios wanted to turn "The Life of an Alluring Woman" into a film, U.S. censors stepped in multiple times to demand script revisions.
People should be aware that Japan has such an unstable person in its leadership position, who can make the final decision for the nation to take military action.
Gunma University Hospital's investigative committee as well as the health ministry should carry out a thorough probe to find out what led to the deaths of eight patients who underwent liver surgery.
Finding common ground is the key to a successful U.S.-China relationship. It is one that all concerned countries should hope that they succeed.
Tokyo needs to work closely with Beijing to end Chinese fishermen's poaching of red coral in Japan's exclusive economic zone.
The National Police Agency's 2014 white paper shows that the recidivism rate has been on a steady rise since 1997.
FIFA's culture of impunity is ruining "the beautiful game."
A Justice Ministry panel's discussions on ways to toughen penalties for sex crimes are extremely important to help reduce sexual assaults and other sex-related crimes in Japan.
A case involving a revoked job offer highlights problems with Japan's job-hunting system and its view of female employees.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is seeking a vote of confidence for his “Abenomics” policies in the Dec. 14 election of the Lower House. But as the chamber was officially dissolved Friday, the opposition parties still lack a common ground beyond their unanimous criticism of ...
ASEAN members should cast aside their differences and take a strong stance toward China on the issue of regional maritime security.
Bankers believe, with good cause, that they are too big to fail. The result is a belief in their own immunity and a culture of impunity that produces scandal after scandal.
Why do manners go out the window as soon as Indians board a plane?
The upcoming election vote could well leave Shinzo Abe with a smaller mandate for change than he won in 2012. Whatever the margin, though, the prime minister needs to act faster to increase competitiveness.
Investors and businesses in Britain are queuing up for a roller-coaster ride as the country enters a period of political unpredictability.
A decision by power utilities to not buy electricity generated by renewable energy sources has caused huge problems for companies that invested heavily in the solar power business.
Nuclear power constitutes the world's most subsidized energy industry yet it faces an increasingly uncertain future.
Today's bitter relationship between the United States and Russia contains a divorced couple's cynical disappointment with each other.
The U.S. is an active participant in a full-scale cyberwar with some of the most powerful governments in the world.