With tensions mounting and ample opportunities for miscalculation, every diplomatic channel must be operating and explored.
It is imperative that politicians and business strategists understand the causes of declining trade and what they can do about it.
Despite Abe's electoral victory, the result is not an overwhelming mandate for transformative change.
Washington's mediation may provide a temporary fix, but not a long-term resolution to the core problems plaguing Japan-South Korea ties.
The Upper House election on Sunday, which gave voters another chance to pass judgment on the 6 ½ years of the Abe administration, ended with the Liberal Democratic Party-Komeito ruling coalition alliance winning a majority of the seats contested, maintaining a stable political foothold ...
New measures are a first big step to stamping out passive smoking, but much more can and should be done.
It's time to review if legally binding anti-bullying measures are serving their intended purpose.
As a civilization, we must begin to grapple with the legal and ethical dimensions of direct interfaces between humans' brains and computers.
Even though there's an election this Sunday, politicians aren't engaging in active discussions on ways to address Japan's demographic woes.
Japan's Hayabusa2 space probe made history last week when it collected samples from beneath the surface of an asteroid. The feat was an engineering and mathematical marvel that will, if the mission is completed as planned, provide unprecedented insight into conditions in the solar ...
A probe must be conducted to get to the bottom of the scandal and steps taken to ensure it doesn't happen again.
The government needs to review its regional revitalization efforts over the past five years to see if it's taking the right steps to achieve the intended goal.
The world needs strong and capable economic management.
Even if ties to China warm, as appears to be occurring, Japan must not let relations with Taiwan be subordinated to relations with Beijing.
Like U.S. President Donald Trump, Boris Johnson lacks a set of objectives that goes beyond merely winning and keeping power.
By shattering outdated norms, the U.S. president has set up his successor to be a transformational figure.
Nations are heading back to the moon because they wish to ultimately stay there.
The results of the Upper House elections promise exactly what Prime Minister Shinzo Abe campaigned upon: stability.
The LDP has lost almost all elections in Okinawa despite the government's candidates consistently being the more qualified and experienced.
Fifty years later, it's hard to convey how much joy there was when the Eagle finally landed.
The endgame of the latest war game simulation was neither rosy nor promising.