Apr 18, 2016

The Kumamoto quakes

The Kumamoto quakes underline the need to be prepared for natural disasters, which can strike at any time and anywhere in this quake-prone country.

Apr 17, 2016

In Peru, what's in a name?

Japan, with its close ties to the Fujimori family, should insist that Peru's presidential election be free, fair and transparent.

Apr 11, 2016

HAL opens up a new horizon

Cyberdine Inc.'s Hybrid Assistive Limb exoskeleton suit holds great promise for mobility-challenged people in rapidly graying Japan.

Apr 9, 2016

Diet oversight of state secrets

The Diet boards trying to oversee the designation of state secrets under Shinzo Abe's new laws are running into significant problems — as expected.