Editorials Oct 22, 2009

Unexpected Olympic pitch

The mayors of the atomic-bombed cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki have announced their desire to invite the 2020 Summer Olympics to their cities and have called on the central government and the Japan Olympic Committee for support. Mayors Tadatoshi Akiba of Hiroshima and Tomihisa ...

Editorials Apr 16, 2009

A message for North Korea

The 15-member United National Security Council has unanimously adopted a presidential statement condemning the April 5 rocket launch by North Korea, allegedly to place a communication satellite in orbit. The statement said that the launch is "in contravention of Security Council resolution 1718." The ...