The government has some hard choices to make when it comes to implementing changes in the law on privacy protection.
Japan, China and South Korea need to realize that tensions over their differences rise in the absence of top-level diplomatic contacts.
It is puzzling that the black bears have become aggressive recently, given their previous inclination to retreat when confronted by humans. My theory is that winters are shorter and that means shorter hibernations and more active time spent consuming dwindling supplies of food. They ...
Ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education is still a distant prospect for far too many children.
Instead of selling rosy high-growth scenarios, the Abe adminstration should present a concrete and credible road map for fiscal rehabilitation.
A recent spate of defections suggests that some North Korean elites are losing faith in the country's future under Kim Jong Un.
Prime Minister Abe needs to show that Japan is serious about seeking a world free of nuclear weapons.
South Sudan will only realize lasting peace when all its people regardless of ethnicity feel that they are full citizens with equal rights.
People are spending more on food, which means they are using less of their money in other areas — thereby reducing overall consumer spending.
Efforts to crack down on tax havens is starting to pick up steam, and none too soon.
Shinzo Abe's newest pet policy could run into a lot of resistance from management and whether anything actually gets done will depend on just how serious he is.
Japan should consider more proactive steps to beef up its relations with Tehran, by building on the bilateral investment treaty signed in February to boost economic ties.
The BOJ and government policymakers need to make a candid assessment on whether they have set the right economic policy priorities.
It is not clear if Vladimir Putin understands the limits of Russia's power or Western patience. A miscalculation of either could prove disastrous.
Until Pakistan decides whether it wishes to operate as a Muslim theocracy or as the liberal and progressive state that its founder intended, it will remain gripped in a battle between competing forces.
In Russia, the U.S. now faces a rival great power that is willing to take the kind of decisive action to alter the course of events in the Middle East that had previously been limited to Western states.
The fact that Scandinavian-Americans enjoy far higher living standards than their relatives in Europe raises questions about the alleged superiority of Nordic socialism.
How to help ease tensions in what is often called the world's most important bilateral relationship.
At a time when six of the world's 10 largest armies are located in the Pacific theater of operations, and 22 of the region's 27 countries have army officers as their defense chiefs, the need to invest in the U.S. Army's mission in the ...
The 2012 draft constitution remains a heavy burden on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's pursuit of revising the nation's supreme law while he's in office.
It's no more Mr. Nice Guy for Donald Trump.