Dec 12, 2016

China controls its WTO destiny

Until China is prepared to quit hedging, and extend the same benefits to its trading partners that it demands of them, its nonmarket economy status in the WTO is appropriate.

Dec 9, 2016

Pension bill needs more explanation

The government has a duty to explain in detail and in an easy-to-understand manner how the reform bill now in the Diet would contribute to rebuilding the pension system's finances.

Dec 7, 2016

Abe's tribute at Pearl Harbor

If Shinzo Abe's visit to Pearl Harbor matters as a symbolic gesture of reconciliation with the U.S., he should consider similar steps with Japan's Asian neighbors.