Merely calling the Trump administration's decision "regrettable" is not enough.
The government should not let problems with a new system for university entrance exams affect the overall pace of much-needed English education reform.
China's technological innovations have been striking enough to put Silicon Valley on edge.
Here it's apparent that centuries-old ties between the nations can't be unwound by political rhetoric spewing from distant capital cities.
Japan needs to do what it can to stop walls from being erected once again to divide the world.
The parties involved should think again whether specifying examples that do not constitute acts of harassment will result in narrowly defining power harassment — and whether that will serve the intended purpose of the legislation.
Diplomatic initiatives in Southeast Asia appear to be face severe headwinds.
Japan must not only be ready to protect its own threatened populations, but be ready to help those elsewhere in the world that are also at risk from rising sea levels.
Only when a correct understanding of the disease has been established through various efforts will the dignity and human rights of the former Hansen's disease patients and their relatives be fully restored.
The new NSC better positions Japan to take on and respond to new challenges.
The convenience store industry must rethink its 24-hour business model.
As natural disasters strike Japan with increasing frequency, it's time to raise the standards of the nation's evacuation centers.
Both the parties and voters need to come to terms with the seriousness of the problem of low turnout.
With the passing of Sadako Ogata, the world has lost a tireless protector of the weak.
The first step toward improving Japanese student's English-speaking ability is to ensure their English teachers can speak the language.
Don't lump useful social science experiments together with pop psychology.
The RCEP has the potential to be the world's largest free trade area.
Japan is running out of time. Where will migrants come from when the international competition for Asian workers heats up?
Each community has its own registration process, cutting into time that could be used for doing the actual volunteer work.
Japanese markets for the Japanese and by the Japanese is poised to become the next big megatrend in Tokyo financial markets.
What we have here is a glaring example of a political bribe masquerading as a plan.