Oct 6, 2016

Bolster basic science research

The government is putting too much emphasis on short-term scientific research that is expected to produce quick results and commercial benefits.

Oct 4, 2016

Gaping holes in the Toyosu report

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government should reveal the decision-making process that altered measures to shield the Toyosu market from onsite toxic substances.

Oct 3, 2016

Shimon Peres passes on

As the world remembers Israeli statesman Shimon Peres, it is important that his committment to peace not be forgotten or left unfulfilled.

Oct 2, 2016

Kashmir again on the boil

India needs to maintain its restraint over Kashmir, but the backers of violence there must pay a price for their support of terrorism.

Sep 29, 2016

Toyosu market debacle

Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike must identify the people who made the decision to deviate from a plan aimed at eliminating the effects of toxic materials at the new Toyosu wholesale market.