A package of work-style reforms, which Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says is at the top of his agenda for this legislative session, will soon be on the way to the Diet for deliberations.
If dialogue takes place between Washington and Pyongyang, it should place priority on getting North Korea to abandon its nuclear and missile programs.
Leftists want to change the world. They want peace, equal income, equal wealth, equal rights for everybody. Democrats are not part of the Left. If Democrats have their way, the fundamental inequality of American capitalism, a system in which 1 percent of the people "earn" ...
The U.S. administration's approach to Islamabad undermines potential solutions in Afghanistan.
Japan's GDP continues on a growth path, put that doesn't mean all is rosy with the economy.
The LDP factions and their leaders should make their policy positions clear as they prepare for the party's presidential race.
The Maldives' location has elevated a domestic crisis into a geopolitical problem.
Businesses should stop viewing irregular workers as disposable assets.
Falcon Heavy's success is a milestone in a new space race, one that is fundamentally different from that of the Cold War.
The latest plan by the health ministry to protect people from secondhand smoke is far too weak.
The government should make utmost efforts to identify the cause of the accident and establish measures to prevent a recurrence.
The world is more dangerous than it has been for a long time, but there are justifiable concerns that the Trump administration's nuclear weapons policy could magnify dangers, not reduce them.
While tightening regulations on operators of housing facilities for poor senior citizens, the government also should consider what financial support it can provide to ensure the safety of residents.
The defeat of the mayor of Nago, Okinawa, who opposed the construction of the Futenma replacement facility in his city, should not be seen as an endorsement of the project by local voters.
Abenomics required an end to timid monetary policy. Haruhiko Kuroda is providing it.
Shinzo Abe's attempts to get Japanese access to the disputed islands off Hokkaido have been complicated by Tokyo's moves to buy the Aegis Ashore missile interception system.
Could the vehemence of the response to revelations of the carmaker's experiments on the effects of diesel exhaust indicate a tectonic shift in ethical attitudes toward animals?
Foreign Minister Taro Kono's visit this week reinforced Southeast Asia's importance in Japan's regional vision.
Think back to 2009: The West was in no condition to take on expensive projects.
Opportunities to defuse tensions surrounding the U.S. military presence on Okinawa have been wasted.
The U.S. left's silence over Trump's disastrous foreign policy has consigned it to irrelevance.