Even though there's an election this Sunday, politicians aren't engaging in active discussions on ways to address Japan's demographic woes.
Japan's Hayabusa2 space probe made history last week when it collected samples from beneath the surface of an asteroid. The feat was an engineering and mathematical marvel that will, if the mission is completed as planned, provide unprecedented insight into conditions in the solar ...
Should Japan take part in another U.S.-led 'coalition of the willing'?
The single most powerful driver of migration may well be food — or, rather, the lack of it.
A probe must be conducted to get to the bottom of the scandal and steps taken to ensure it doesn't happen again.
The government needs to review its regional revitalization efforts over the past five years to see if it's taking the right steps to achieve the intended goal.
The world needs strong and capable economic management.
Even if ties to China warm, as appears to be occurring, Japan must not let relations with Taiwan be subordinated to relations with Beijing.
The government needs to come to grips with its responsibility for the suffering of the families of Hansen's disease patients.
All parties involved should engage in discussions over what can be done to reform the public pension system so it can reliably support retirees.
The risk of an accident or miscalculation is real and the animosities that dominate regional relations would fan the flames of any incident.
Ability, not nationality, should be the most important factor in the selection process.
The political parties have made progress in boosting the numbers of female candidates, but they can do a lot better.
It's time to make more serious efforts to restore Tokyo-Seoul relations, and the first step that must be taken is for South Korea to promptly agree to hold talks with Japan over the wartime labor issue, as called for under the 1965 agreement.
The Group of 20's adoption of the Osaka Blue Ocean Vision is a welcome step forward, but effective follow-up is the only way it will make a real difference.
Before you bash the rich, try busting the trusts.
Societies now need young people who learn and master the skills for a dynamic, tech savvy and globalized world.
One of the biggest disappointments of the Trump administration has been its inability to facilitate stronger relations between Japan and South Korea
Japan needs a realistic strategy for South Korea that will bring Seoul back into full engagement over security issues.
Medical schools at universities are becoming unprecedentedly popular among high school students seeking to advance to higher education. Many high schools' websites exhibit not only the number of graduates who have successfully entered well-known national, public and private universities, but also how many have ...
Japan is a land of opportunities for young people if they have the right skills.