Prime Minister Shinzo Abe should realize that his administration won't win back the trust of voters until it gives a more convincing account of the Kake Gakuen case.
The distrust and the ensuing competition between Asia's two largest nations — both armed with nuclear weapons — must be contained.
Even if North Korean priorities are misplaced, the rest of the world should do what it can to ease the suffering of a public that is battered by the indifference ...
Asian banks and governments have every reason to join the crusade against climate chainge.
Japan can and should do more to preserve the world's oceans.