Companies should share more of their earnings with employees as a strategic investment in manpower that supports their future business.
The practice of bid-rigging, why it does not disappear and what should be done about it needs a thorough discussion.
We're learning that this technological age, which seemed to start with the pretty innocuous act of emailing, has evolved to play into our more primal fears about feeling out of control.
The postwar system that built Japan's formidable middle class is faltering. A two-tiered employment system is needed.
Every day brings new revelations about the protection of personal data and the nefarious uses to which it can be put.
Seven years after the triple meltdowns at Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant in 2011, misinformation and groundless rumors about the state of affairs in the prefecture remain persistent and deep-rooted. Consumer concerns over radioactive contamination of agricultural and fisheries products ...
Putin needed a large majority of voters to go to the polls. In this — as in so many other things — he got his wish.
A proposed amendment to the law promoting public health that is supposed to curb secondhand smoking in public places has far too many loopholes.
even years on, the government should revisit the lessons of the Tepco plant accident and reconsider whether it should continue to promote nuclear power despite the increased social and economic costs,
The experiences of the communities hit by the 3/11 disasters should be reviewed and shared by the national government so that the lessons drawn from the data can be utilized.
Japan and other U.S. partners must prepare for uncertainty and confusion in the conduct of U.S. foreign policy.
Putin is ratcheting up tensions between Moscow and Washington, and there's a very real danger of returning to a nuclear arms.
The act is a grave breach of public trust that places the credibility of the entire government in doubt.
The CPTPP is a bold statement in favor a multilateral, rules-based approach to international governance — at a time when other troubling approaches are gaining favor.
Tough U.S. measures allow the Chinese leader to be the economic nationalist he wants to be.
Donald Trump appears to have an outdated and exaggerated view of how big a role the U.S. plays in the global economy.
The ugly optics of the Uber self-driving car accident in Tempe highlight bigger ethical problems with the technology.
A key feature of a nonprincipled, fast-alternating foreign policy is that no one knows exactly what you are going to do next.
If one scratches beneath the surface, it's clear that Putin faces a growing number of complex challenges that are likely to deepen in the coming months and gradually erode his political momentum.
With Russian strongman's re-election, West must brace itself for an extended period with a tough, hostile opponent.
After years of reform and a greater openness, authoritarianism dominant under President Xi.