Various challenges lie ahead to keep senior citizens motivated to work longer and under decent conditions.
The onerous rules for proving sexual assault should be reviewed.
The purpose of U.S. President Donald Trump's emerging "unconventional multilateralism" is to challenge China's neocolonial approach.
University students seem less concerned about war on the Korean Peninsula than their 1970s counterparts even though the chance of conflict is greater.
The center-right government's policies will ensure that Japan has a close and predictable diplomatic and security partner.
The U.S.-China showdown is just beginning and it promises to be a rough ride.
Second only to the United States in the world in terms of per-capita volume of single-use plastics, Japan must increase its efforts to reduce plastic waste.
With elections in 2020, Japan and other countries should be doing more to press and to shame the Myanmar government into progress on human rights.
Is the Abe administration's economic boom over?
The U.S. commitment to unilateral acts of protectionism and China's determination to build a world-class economy by tilting the domestic business landscape bodes ill for a solution anytime soon.
The nation's criminal justice system will be in the spotlight when former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has his day in court.
The worsening performance of regional banks bodes ill for the companies and other borrowers that sustain regional economies.
The Iran nuclear deal appears close to collapse and the prospects for conflict are rising.
Questions persist as to whether some aspects of the imperial family's traditional rites are congruous with the constitutional separation of state and religion.
Japan and other countries around the world can learn from the South Asian nation's private sector effort to address public policy issues.
Government should scrutinize and publicize the harms of social media — not use antitrust regulation to encourage even more platforms.
Could a wide-sweeping decline in religious beliefs be one of the underlying causes?
The U.S. and its allies must prevent local military crises from escalating into great power wars.
Internet shopping provides benefits to both sellers and consumers, and should be regarded as the main player in the third revolution in the distribution of goods.
"Creative destruction" will erase the dinosaurs and in their place will arise a new generation of print outlets dedicated to long-form analysis and commentary.
By remaining in the ICC, states parties will sanctify the weaponization of international justice mechanisms to be used by the powerful against the weak but never against any of their own.