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For Haruaki Deguchi's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
Forces trying to cause social divides are on the rise.
Like it or not, our world is going to be different moving forward, and some of the biggest changes may be in Japan's entertainment districts.
The pandemic will come to an end. How we minimize the sacrifice is up to the wisdom of humankind.
There are no countries in the world that do not wish for eternal prosperity. Nothing can ensure such prosperity except education of their people. Many people may take that to mean school education for children and youth. However, what will be far more important ...
Japan has no other practical choice except to maintain the security alliance with the U.S.
Businesses that cannot pay the social insurance premiums for their employees are not qualified to hire people in the first place.
A sweeping study of historical data yields fascinating revelations about the past, present and future.
The emperor's position is determined by the will of the people, irrespective of the historical background of the imperial system.
Restoring the primary balance should not be used as an excuse to avoid enacting pension system reform.