Editorials Nov 17, 2018

Move the isles dispute forward

If the Abe administration is changing the basic position on dealing with Russia, it should publicly explain and build a solid domestic consensus over its position.

National Nov 3, 2018

Tiny island goes missing off Hokkaido

Missing: A tiny island off Hokkaido. Or so authorities fear, prompting plans for a survey to determine if the outcrop has been washed away, ever so slightly shrinking the country's territorial waters. The island, Esambe Hanakita Kojima, was only officially surveyed and registered in 1987 ...