Farewell, Cassini

The Cassini-Huygens space probe, whose 20 year mission ended last Friday, highlighted what multinational collaboration and cooperation can achieve.

Sep 16, 2017

Tussle over music copyright fees

Music content providers and music class operators should make every effort to find middle ground so they can ensure the healthy development of music education while duly protecting the rights of copyright holders.

Sep 14, 2017

Catch quotas for Pacific saury

If Japan wants other countries to observe internationally agreed regulations on the fishing of bluefin tuna, Pacific saury and chub mackerel, it must set an example by following them itself.

Sep 7, 2017

Unauthorized cord blood treatments

The recent arrests over alleged unauthorized stem cell therapies using blood collected from umbilical cords and placentas has shed light on the shady aspects of these expensive treatments.