May 26, 2017

Stop and rethink conspiracy bill

The government should once again weigh the concern that people's basic rights can be threatened by a bill to amend the law against organized crime — which penalizes the acts of plotting and preparing for crimes without actually carrying them out.

May 24, 2017

Clear up Kake Gakuen suspicions

Instead of merely dismissing the credibility of the documents, the administration should fulfill its duty of accountability by clearing up any suspicions surrounding the project.

May 23, 2017

Iran's Rouhani wins a second term

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is no Western-style liberal but he understands that Iran's best hope rests on reintegration into the region and the world.

May 19, 2017

Japan-India civil nuclear pact

The civil nuclear cooperation pact between Japan and India does not carry a provision to limit the use of Japanese nuclear plant technology to nonmilitary areas.

May 18, 2017

OBOR? Oh boy

The ultimate goal of the OBOR plan is to provide the cornerstone of a regional and global order led by China.

May 17, 2017

North Korea greets President Moon with a slap

If South Korea's new president, Moon Jae-in, entertained for a moment the idea that North Korea would give him an opportunity to test his readiness to engage, those hopes died Sunday when Pyongyang tested a new intermediate-range missile.