Nationalist leaders, the general antagonistic public, military confrontations and nuclear-armed neighbors: This is as dangerous a combination as can be imagined.
For someone who has held the top office so long, his accomplishments don't amount to a lot.
Everybody seemed to know the result even before the game began. Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party formally began its extraordinary presidential election on Tuesday to choose a successor to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. According to projections by the Japanese media, incumbent Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga ...
A lack of clarity dissuades China from seeking reunification through force by leaving open the possibility of a U.S. response and dissuades Taiwan from reckless actions.
Shackled by an outdated system, Japan's national bureaucrats are working dangerously long hours.
It's time to shift gears in the effort to restructure the nation's energy landscape.
While the disposal of the spent nuclear fuel is big challenge that must be tackled, it should not stop the government and the power industry from rethinking the costly fuel cycle program.
How many years must we wait until Japan becomes an ordinary country?
The pandemic's financial toll on hospitals and clinics has been staggering.
Measures are needed to ensure the protection of the people who are at greatest risk.
Political leaders need to hammer out measures to tackle pressing issues, and voters must realize that they have the power to change the course of Japan.
People who were forcibly sterilized deserve just compensation.
The COVID-19 crisis should prompt renewed action to address the overconcentration of people and business in the Tokyo metropolitan area.
Despite her stunning victory in the 2016 race and subsequent aggressive political gambits, the Tokyo governor's achievements are not very impressive.
Trade negotiations are stuck primarily over the question of state-aid rules.
Japan risks losing its status as an advanced nation unless it survives the pandemic and comes out on top.
SoftBank is putting together a coalition to bid for the company’s business in India, Bloomberg News reported late Thursday.
The 'one China policy' — the diplomatic fiction that Taiwan and the People's Republic of China are parts of the same entity — has been made a mockery in Hong Kong.
The Federal Reserve’s recent shift to an even more dovish stance looks set to exacerbate the dollar’s decline.
Vladimir Putin is trying to convey the impression that he is just a concerned neighbor in the Belarusian crisis.
Beijing's position on the contest between Donald Trump and Joe Biden, the standard-bearer of the Democratic Party, is that it has no position.