Editorials Jul 24, 2017

North Korea faces famine again

Even if North Korean priorities are misplaced, the rest of the world should do what it can to ease the suffering of a public that is battered by the indifference of its leaders and the vicissitudes of nature?

World Mar 16, 2017

Attack on aid convoy in South Sudan kills two, wounds three

Gunmen in famine-hit South Sudan killed two people and wounded three when they attacked a humanitarian convoy in the center of the country, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said in a statement on Thursday. South Sudan, the world's youngest nation, has been mired in ...

Reader Mail Jan 29, 2012

Purpose of a higher education

Regarding the Jan. 23 article, "More crucial than English" (by Takamitsu Sawa): The question of why Japanese students' intellectual capacities are not developed has not been adequately addressed. When it comes to the humanities, Japanese students are discouraged from developing critical thinking skills. Unlike many ...