China is credited for making the region a priority for Tokyo, but Southeast Asia has always been one of Japan’s vital interests.
North Korea sent a simple message at the military parade last week to mark the 75th anniversary of the founding of the ruling Korean Workers’ Party: Kim Jong Un’s commitment to his nuclear arsenal is unflagging and he puts no stock in accommodating South ...
Governments that have worked effectively to roll out apps and artificial intelligence for the social good are set to come out on top.
American tech giants have enjoyed incomparable growth over the past decade. But when it comes to network equipment, there’s an advantage to geopolitical neutrality.
Mounting concern about Chinese behavior prompted the four countries that make up the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue to resurrect the forum in 2017.
The economic impact of this crisis has reached historic proportions; and, while not as bad as the Great Depression, it is far worse than the Great Recession a decade ago.
The world is facing a set of unprecedented crises and the world body is distracted by geopolitical rivalries and a growing tendency of governments to go it alone.
Suga’s career has been marked by hard work. He knows how to maneuver in a bureaucracy. But those efforts, until now, have been in the service of someone else’s agenda.
Moscow must be punished for its actions and Putin stripped of the delusion that he is untouchable.
Nationalist leaders, the general antagonistic public, military confrontations and nuclear-armed neighbors: This is as dangerous a combination as can be imagined.
For someone who has held the top office so long, his accomplishments don't amount to a lot.
Shackled by an outdated system, Japan's national bureaucrats are working dangerously long hours.
It's time to shift gears in the effort to restructure the nation's energy landscape.
While the disposal of the spent nuclear fuel is big challenge that must be tackled, it should not stop the government and the power industry from rethinking the costly fuel cycle program.
For Japan, it provides a standard for which other potential security partners like the U.K., Canada and the Philippines can follow.
China needs to be pressed to aim high when it comes to carbon trading and pricing. Others will be encouraged to follow. For now, it just needs to get started.
Signs are that the LDP will try to bind the science council closer to government aims, ensuring a long public fight and a further domestic and international embarrassment.
What the U.S. is suffering from now, in acute form and in almost all its limbs and organs, is what great world powers throughout history have at some stage endured.
The coronavirus pandemic has caused the the biggest drop in emissions in history and the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression.
Repeated incidents of gang rape in India reflect widespread gender and caste discrimination. Today, rape is the fourth most common crime against women in India.
COVID-19 selectively kills elderly people, and such people are scarce in countries in Asia and Africa where deaths per million are under 100 in many places.