Japan and other U.S. trade partners must prepare for the Trump administration's misguided policies.
Beijing is pursuing an extraordinary and outrageous policy in its far western province of Xinjiang.
Trump's enforcement of Iran sanctions could undermine the dollar's global primacy.
However you assess Kavanaugh's tears, they marked a giant leap for public emotionalism and a major political moment for malekind.
Doubts persist as to whether the hike will cover the mushrooming social security costs of the rapidly aging population.
The government needs to realize that time is running short for victims of asbestos-related diseases and explore ways for settling their cases out of court.
Even though the global economy looks set to continue its expansion, there is mounting anxiety about geopolitical risks.
nstead of using discriminatory practices to limit opportunities for women to become doctors, the work environment at medical institutions should be changed in ways that enable more women to continue to work as doctors once they marry and have children.
Workers' wages have not increased as fast as they should in the face of the manpower supply shortage.
Finding common cause with the governments of the Mekong region is a wise move for Japan.
China's detention of Interpol Chief Meng Hongwei shows nothing takes precedence over the Chinese Communist Party's self-perceived need to protect itself. Governments around the world, including Tokyo, must take note.
How to sustain its volume of business in an age of declining sales will be a tough challenge for the new wholesale food market.
Immediate action is required to limit the rate of global warming, but history gives us little reason to be optimistic.
The number of people suffering from hunger is rising, in large part because of conflict and climate change.
Those governments reviving the old and effective tactic of kidnapping to silence opponents may yet regret their decision.
Common interests and mutual dependence will almost certainly prevail over the desire to hold the Saudis to higher standards.
Keidanren's easing of recruiting limitations represents a small step toward better hiring practices in Japan.
The oil and gas industry remains one of the world's biggest and most complex. Yet it is also now becoming one of the world's shakiest.
Western democracies are feeling the political consequences of population aging.
Those warning about artificial intelligence's dangers are right to invoke Pandora and her jar of miseries.
How can America fix its epidemic of loneliness?