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.
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 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.
The education ministry should strive to follow the new study outline for primary and secondary education, which stresses active learning to nurture independent thinking.
The rapprochement with Cuba is a positive development in reversing a long-failed U.S. policy.
The world can't afford a rerun of George W. Bush's disastrous presidency under his brother, Jeb Bush.
A key to defeating the Islamic State militant group is preventing it from gaining control of lucrative oil fields.
Tiny, oil-poor Jordan has parlayed the war against Islamic State into tangible gains.
China must avoid reverting to greater state control in its effort to get its economy back on track.
A perfect storm composed of three financial crises is poised to batter the global economy.
Stupidity exists everywhere, but what makes it stand out in America is that most Americans don't think it's bad to be dumb.
Sentiment against Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is rising in the SDF over fears that his pending security legislation will increase the risk of going to war.