More effective measures needed to resolve Japan's 'national crisis'
The nation must now prepare for a second wave of infections.
The pandemic, the economy, race relations and foreign affairs are likely to affect the outcome of the elections, not only for the White House but also for Congress.
The ongoing pandemic isn’t the first time the U.S. has had to confront its collective pathologies.
With the economic downturn likely to be protracted, the key to a subsequent recovery is preventing mass unemployment and bankruptcies.
It is deeply disturbing that the ruling coalition is trying to push this revision through the Lower House this week.
The coronavirus crisis has exposed grave vulnerabilities in the nation's medical services.
The COVID-19 outbreak in Japan has left hundreds of thousands of university students in a chaotic situation. Lectures that were supposed to start in April only recently began to be offered online.
The COVID-19 crisis is testing how well Japan protects the people and businesses in an emergency. The government need to sustain its assistance as steadily as possible while making sure the most needy are not left behind.
Students in public schools closed by the pandemic are at a strict disadvantage to their peers in private schools. The nation must do everything it can so these children are not left behind.
The state of emergency declared by the government this week due to the rapidly expanding number of coronavirus infections in Tokyo and six other prefectures should cause us not to panic but take the situation seriously.
Many major cities around the globe have implemented lockdowns, but Japan’s big cities such as Tokyo and Osaka have not yet followed suit. Because of that, a sense of crisis about the coronavirus pandemic among the public seems relatively low. In New York, a ...
Efforts should now shift to organizing the games next year in an environment that is safe for not just the athletes but all the officials and spectators involved.
Legislation that has been approved by the Lower House will oblige employers to "make efforts" to secure job opportunities for their employees until they turn 70 if they wish to keep working. A key part of the social security reform pursued by Prime Minister ...
A smart China strategy must aim to hold China to its own principles when dealing with all other states.
Mass incarceration and other social ills made the world more vulnerable.
The Maritime Self-Defense Force will likely be relegated to second place permanently within this decade if China’s naval construction program maintains its current pace.
The pandemic represents a window of opportunity to reflect, reimagine and reset our world to create a healthier, more equitable and more prosperous future.
The mass protests sweeping the U.S. are born of many factors, but chiefly reflect frustration and rage at America's long history of racist law enforcement.
The Democratic candidate’s speech repudiated progressives by condemning riots.
Everything would have to go right to get a vaccine this year, but several types of treatments may be able to help patients in a matter of months.