Pressure on Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak continues to mount, but the odds on him resigning are long.
Structural deficiencies and lack of awareness about cyberattacks made the Japan Pension Service an easy target for hackers.
The obstacles to effective remedies for a major economic crisis would be formidable, but more political than economic.
While U.S. Republican presidential candidates clearly view China-bashing as a vote-getter, it's highly unlikely that they'd make good on any of their get-tough policy statements if elected.
In a democracy, attending political deliberations and assembly meetings should be a right for all citizens, including mothers with babies.
The link between the end of school breaks and a rise in child suicides highlights the need to reduce school pressures on students.
The dearth of any challenge to Shinzo Abe's leadership from within the LDP is disappointing given that many of his key policies are being questioned by the public.
The agreement reached on Tuesday to continue talks between the two Koreas is one of the few reasons for hope that has materialized on the peninsula for quite some time.
Developments in the Chinese economy need to be closely watched not just for their stock market repercussions but also for their impact on Japan's growth.
Japan should strive to increase opportunities for disabled people to engage in sports.
The Abe administration needs to provide sufficient explanations on the SDF's activities and operations related to the bills to the Diet to prevent the SDF from making decisions while keeping the Diet and the public in the dark.
Japan should brace for a "China shock" to the global economy.
Along with preventing the abuse of the virtual currency transactions for money laundering and criminal purposes, new cybermoney regulations should aim to protect the interests of its users.
The horrific blasts this month in Tianjin are a tragic illustration of Chinese rulers' lack of checks and accountability.
Recent events should compell China's leaders to reconsider the extent to which they control the country's economy.
The approach taken by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in his war anniversary statement may be astute in the short run, but it cannot produce authentic reconciliation.
Unless Japan tends to its own economic problems, it will inevitably get dragged ever deeper into China's.
Seventy years have passed since the end of World War II, but memories of it and the Korean War that followed remain vivid in the mind of a 90-year-old Korean woman.
In his recent Rolling Stone essay, Matt Taibbi immortalizes the race for the Republican Party presidential nomination, as a freaky spectacle that is “like watching 17 platypuses try to mount the queen of England. You can’t tear your eyes away from it.” Currently, the ...
Students benefit best from a school curriculum that strikes a balance between discovery learning and explicit guidance.
The world can't afford a rerun of George W. Bush's disastrous presidency under his brother, Jeb Bush.