May 7, 2016

Find an effective tourism strategy

Tourism based on shopping won't keep growing at its present rate, so the hospitality industry and government need to get cracking on long-term sustainable strategies.

May 3, 2016

North Korea's political logic

The North Korean regime uses provocations to survive, and the upcoming party congress will applaud the leadership for being so "shrewd."

May 2, 2016

The Constitution, 69 years on

Despite Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's efforts to convince the public otherwise, there is no need at this time to revise the pacifist Constitution.

Apr 28, 2016

Supreme Court's probe falls short

The top court's probe into "special trials" held for leprosy patients accused of criminal offenses failed to address whether the defendants recieved justice.

Apr 26, 2016

U.S. presidential race narrows

Even if Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump wrap up their nominations in the next few weeks, their head-to-head campaign promises to be a spectacle.