It's time that more emphasis was placed on structural reforms and deregulation to explore fresh avenues of the economy's growth.
Various challenges lie ahead to keep senior citizens motivated to work longer and under decent conditions.
Unorthodox leadership and policies from Washington have provided Japan opportunities for regional and global leadership.
To safeguard the future of fish, more seafood businesses must commit to sustainability, and consumers must be even more resolute in demanding a transparent seafood supply chain and supporting sustainability with every purchase.
The center-right government's policies will ensure that Japan has a close and predictable diplomatic and security partner.
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.
Is the Abe administration's economic boom over?
The U.S. commitment to unilateral acts of protectionism and China's determination to build a world-class economy by tilting the domestic business landscape bodes ill for a solution anytime soon.
The nation's criminal justice system will be in the spotlight when former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has his day in court.
The worsening performance of regional banks bodes ill for the companies and other borrowers that sustain regional economies.
The Iran nuclear deal appears close to collapse and the prospects for conflict are rising.
The ALP needs to introspect on how it managed to put itself on the wrong side of people's everyday aspirations.
A new approach can help rein in graying Japan's soaring health care costs.
Raising barriers to digital trade risks more than just economic losses.
The purpose of U.S. President Donald Trump's emerging "unconventional multilateralism" is to challenge China's neocolonial approach.
University students seem less concerned about war on the Korean Peninsula than their 1970s counterparts even though the chance of conflict is greater.
Japan and other countries around the world can learn from the South Asian nation's private sector effort to address public policy issues.
Government should scrutinize and publicize the harms of social media — not use antitrust regulation to encourage even more platforms.