Far too much food is wasted in Japan. This must change.
In looking for ways to prevent dementia, it's important not to blame those who already suffer from it.
Why does wage growth remain sluggish despite Japan's growing labor shortage?
Unfortunately for Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga, job effectiveness is not the principle determinant in selecting the prime minister.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has his work cut out for him in his second term.
Concerns should be addressed to ensure that a national referendum on a constitutional amendment can be held in a fair manner that leaves no questions unanswered.
Japan should use its long, under-appreciated history of engagement with Central Asia to promote stability in this vital area.
It's time that more emphasis was placed on structural reforms and deregulation to explore fresh avenues of the economy's growth.
The center-right government's policies will ensure that Japan has a close and predictable diplomatic and security partner.
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 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.
Last week the kilogram got a new definition — one that rests on a quantity of light. The old kilogram was defined by a platinum cylinder kept in a vault in Paris, and at first glance, that system might seem more intuitive, but it ...
Modi's landslide win will help cement Asia's fastest growing relationship.
Voters trust their strongman over the liberal elite's gentleman for tackling India's most pressing problems.
Why does a stock market fall in Japan lead to a stronger yen, while a surge in share prices has the opposite effect?
There's a clear strategic rationale for the prime minister's over-the-top efforts to cultivate a relationship with the U.S. president.
The current calm in Japan-U.S. trade talks may quickly turn into a small storm.
Iran, Venezuela and North Korea all show the problem with making threats you can't back up.