The government needs to do more to spur consumer spending.
Japan, at both the public and private level, needs to be more proactive about getting its farm products globally certified.
Prime Minister Abe should be pursuing a more Asian-oriented policy with the aim of creating a peaceful backyard that can withstand any future Trump tantrums.
Admission into nursery school is no assurance of a quality education.
Tokyo and Seoul can't afford to let bilateral ties languish given the regional threat posed by North Korea.
The Putin government's need to silence an opposition leader through trumped-up charges shows its insecurity.
The government shouldn't downplay the security situation in South Sudan to justify the deployment of SDF troops there.
Can the Kim regime be convinced that it doesn't need a nuclear deterrent to ensure its survival?
Contentious trade-related issues that were sidelined during the Abe-Trump summit are bound to emerge in upcoming bilateral dialogue.
The system for providing guardians for incapacitated adults is both under-used and in dire need of improvement.
The Abe administration's efforts to reduce the flow of people into the greater Tokyo area from other prefectures are not having much success.
Instead of encouraging scientists to participate in the development of technologies that have military uses, the government should boost funding for research that can improve people's lives.
According to the Supreme Court, search results can be ordered deleted only when the value of privacy protection clearly surpasses that of information disclosure.
U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis reaffirmed the U.S. commitment to Japan when he visited Tokyo last week.
Not only did Donald Trump rant and rave at his first presidential news conference, he denied he was ranting and raving — which is even more bizarre than actually ranting and raving.
You have probably read and watched more about the recent bilateral summit between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump than anyone but a masochist should have to bear. However, there were some precious moments to savor. A welcoming bear hug had ...
Our responsibility for the ocean's health is as deep, fundamental and permanent as our dependence on it.
Analysts trying to parse U.S. policy in the Trump era regarding the South China Sea must be prepared for stark contradictions and intellectual whiplash.
The U.S. watchdogs of democracy have long been mostly lapdogs, gently licking the blood-soaked hands of those who fed them — America's political and corporate elites.
The American people and the world deserve to know the psychological profile of the U.S. president.
It seems Kim Jong Un is tying up loose ends, eliminating a family heir who might have been used to legitimize a successor regime.