Apr 17, 2016

In Peru, what's in a name?

Japan, with its close ties to the Fujimori family, should insist that Peru's presidential election be free, fair and transparent.

Apr 11, 2016

HAL opens up a new horizon

Cyberdine Inc.'s Hybrid Assistive Limb exoskeleton suit holds great promise for mobility-challenged people in rapidly graying Japan.

Apr 9, 2016

Diet oversight of state secrets

The Diet boards trying to oversee the designation of state secrets under Shinzo Abe's new laws are running into significant problems — as expected.

Apr 5, 2016

Special trials for Hansen's patients

Rather than merely offer an apology to former Hansen's disease patients for their closed trials, the Supreme Court should look into whether they received fair trials.