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.
Why has the "Made in Germany" brand thrived over the last 15 or so years, even as "Made in japan" grinds toward irrelevance?
America can't fix the Middle East. It's time to give up trying to do so.
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.
The opposition parties need to pick up the gauntlet Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has thrown and give voters a real alternative to his policies.
In the upcoming election, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has much explaining to do about the state of the economy.
With the nation's population rapidly graying, the government must take steps to boost the number of nursing care workers.
The results of the Okinawa gubernatorial election on Sunday is the clearest rejection to date by local voters of the national government's plan to relocate Air Station Futenma.
The process of Australia being drawn toward Asia is one in which a more ambitious India now looks set to play a much bigger part.
Whether the current Western leaders like it or not, pragmatism in relations with Russian President Vladimir Putin is part of the political mainstream in Europe, not the domain of fringe crazies.
The Russian invasion of Ukraine poses a fundamental challenge to the post-Cold War order, which has kept Europe relatively stable and at peace for the past 25 years.
On Nov. 16, Okinawan voters sent Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a clear message: Close the U.S. marine air base in Futenma and locate the replacement somewhere outside our prefecture. Although Tokyo and Washington have agreed to shift Futenma’s functions to a new base at ...
Russian President Vladimir Putin risks alienating ethnic Russians living in Ukraine by fueling war there.
If Western nations don't do a better job of internalizing the lessons of Japan, some of them might find themselves in even deeper trouble.
The North American Free Trade Agreement is proof that properly designed free trade agreements spur global growth.