While the COVID-19 has crushed Japan's Olympic ambitions, the Tokyo Games can still be used to celebrate the extraordinary accomplishments of the competitors.
Beijing believes that there should be no checks on the pursuit of its national interests and that in Asia, at least, its preferences should take precedence over all other considerations.
In a typical year, the Federal Aviation Administration logs between 100 and 200 incidents. In the first three months of 2021, it reported a whopping 1300 despite few fliers.
Freedom House reports that less than 20% of the world’s population now live in what it categorizes as fully free societies, the lowest share in more than a quarter century.
Despite many different perspectives among many nations, one thing most of countries agree on is that the dire situation in Afghanistan is the fault of the U.S.
China's insecurity, rather than its very real problems, could be the greatest threat to the Chinese Communist Party.
The sweep of the security law encompasses far more than the media. Businesses that once flocked to Hong Kong because of its energy and proximity to China are now rethinking those choices.
Biden could rightfully claim that “the United States is back.” The lingering question is: For how long?
The G7 could be relevant, however, as an avatar for democratic and value-oriented leadership and some leaders see the institution evolving in that direction.
Osaka is an introvert with high expectations of herself and who battles anxiety and depression. Success and those earnings have not eliminated her unease.
Japan has the lowest rates of confidence in vaccines in the world, with just 30% of Japanese saying they “strongly agreed” that vaccines are safe and effective.
Consumer electronics makers, such as computer, video game and phone makers, have warned that they cannot keep pace with demand.
In the Colonial Pipeline attack, the perpetrator was identified as a cybercriminal group called DarkSide, which admitted its involvement but said it did not want to cause “social unrest.”
The WHO estimates that 25% of global deaths last week occurred in India, a death toll that exceeded 3,700 lives per day.
Many people and institutions are finding insufficient satisfaction in just doing their jobs and are grasping for the prestige and excitement of becoming social justice warriors.
A Taiwan that is not free and open or wedded to a rules-based order is a serious security concern for Japan.
If the last 18 months have taught us anything, it’s that a successful COVID-19 policy requires three things: high levels of public trust, a coherent strategy and effective implementation.
Online services such as Zoom and Amazon have proven their worth during the pandemic. And COVID-19 may ultimately push our society to learn new ways of using digital technologies.
Many Muslims find it difficult to grasp why a sense of empathy for the Jewish people — which is fully justified — should somehow translate into injustice against the Palestinians.
In Southeast Asian nations, health care providers calling for stronger job security and better protection against variants of the coronavirus, have put governments on the defensive.
A new paper suggests the skeptics may be right: A universal basic income may cause more harm than good for a very high cost.