Japan and other democracies must begin preparing now for the assault on their democracies that is sure to come.
The government needs to review whether food self-sufficiency should be maintained as a key yardstick in its agriculture policy — and if so, what should be the practical level necessary to secure the nation's food supply.
Japan now has a favorable position to negotiate with U.S. President Donald Trump.
Frosty dispute with South Korea requires an unlikely alternative to home kerosene heaters.
Upcoming discussions at the health ministry should cover various aspects of the medical technology, including any possible ethical issues.
We should examine how we can identify suicidal children's distress signals and take preemptive action to save their lives.
Tepco's recent decision to decommission its Fukushima No. 2 nuclear power plant highlights one of the big challenges for both the power industry and the government — which has pushed for nuclear power as a matter of state policy — in the wake of ...
Russia, and the U.S., must do more to head off the dangers of a new nuclear arms race.
The lessons of World War II must not be forgotten.
Decelerating global growth is testing Japan's efforts toward sustained growth driven by domestic demand.
U.S. President Donald Trump must convince Japan and the world that he will not accept a nuclear-armed North Korea and that he remains committed to its allies in this part of the world.
Government measures to crack down on online piracy of manga and anime content have failed to move forward after a series of plans and ideas discussed since last year by a panel of experts at the Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry and the Cultural ...
The world must do more to combat this outbreak and prevent future ones.
As the top shareholder, the government should look into the group's scandal and explore ways to fix its problems.
By continuing to freeze the bilateral relationship, the two countries prevent themselves from pursuing policy issues that are critical to their futures, including the endgame for the denuclearization of North Korea.
As droughts become more frequent and severe, China's dam network gives it increasing leverage over downriver countries.
Most predictions about China fail to account for the human capacity to shape events.
Dr. Theodora Ross, a cancer geneticist at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, says that to Silicon Valley types, she is like a taxi driver competing against the more convenient, Uber-like direct-to-consumer companies such as 23andMe. "They think we don't need to exist," ...
These shells are worth a fortune, but the price in environmental damage and heightened military tensions in the South China Sea is vastly higher.
The dichotomy of the Trump administration is here to stay.
Education can help to prepare learners to be active and responsible contributors to sustainable development and world peace.