Repeat offenses by the nation's elderly population are an increasingly serious problem that demands attention and action.
Trump must insist on genuine progress in North Korean denuclearization, not the mere illusion of such.
Foreign influence-peddling and populist attacks on truth pose a threat to think tanks and to democracy itself.
A Chinese researcher wanted to be a pioneer so badly that he ignored ethical boundaries; others think a Nobel is a license to rant
The government and related industries need to face up to the situation surrounding the nuclear power business and reassess the way forward.
The latest projections for the shrinking workforce should be ringing alarm bells in government corridors.
While the gamesmanship is amusing from a distance, the U.S. federal government shutdown is exacting a painful toll on the U.S. economy, which is certain to ripple across the global economy.
With a manpower shortage looming as a major obstacle to the operation of businesses, employers need to realize that improving the wages of both regular and irregular employees will be crucial to securing the labor they need.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has struggled to find a consensus that would allow Brexit to proceed. The failure is not hers, but that of the entire British political class.
While not unprecedented, the recent spate of hostage-taking incidents looks like a new normal in international diplomacy.
To regain the public's trust in the government's statistics, how officials erred needs to be exposed and measures taken to ensure such problems are not repeated.
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim's resignation provides an opportunity to set new standards for professionalism and leadership.
The government must make sure the money from the new tax is going toward serving the needs of inbound tourists.
While maintaining its position over the wartime labor issue, Tokyo should explore a political solution to what could otherwise take a lasting toll on bilateral relations.
It's still possible to deliver a sustainable future for both people and the planet.
The U.K. has set a new standard for political paralysis — but the EU has little to boast about.
Britain can take real pride that a messy, fraught, passionate struggle over a fundamental principle of democratic and civic life is taking place within it.
Political stability and economic prosperity in the future seems likely to depend on who can control the anger and frustration of the critical mass of the unemployed.
A proposal to ban the paper slips, like plastic straws, asks little of citizens and will have just as little impact on the environment.
China has turned human rights into an underrated, yet crucial battleground in the shaping of a new world order.
The Chinese leader's latest global export strategy: tools for human control.