India aims to achieve developed country status by 2047, with a massive population surpassing China's. But what hurdles stand in the way of its awakening?
Risks of pharmaceutical supply chain disruptions from another pandemic or a Taiwan contingency are a growing concern, according to Minister Katsunobu Kato.
Despite efforts to silence them, scholars are increasingly embracing open academic inquiry into the comfort women issue to hear more sides of the argument.
"Embrace your Japanese nationality with pride. Each and every one of you young individuals can be a bridge between Japan and Taiwan" — Akie Abe in...
JAPAN Forward is one of the fastest-growing English-language news sites in Japan. In June, esteemed supporters and guests joined us to celebrate our journey.
Two articles on war drew a strong response from our readers: an interview with a WWII officer and an analysis of private military companies in Russia.
With the conclusion of the G7 Hiroshima Summit on May 21, a pertinent inquiry arises: How will future leaders evaluate the summit's impact a decade from...
As families who have fled Ukraine work hard to adjust to life in Japan, democracies must unite to address Russia's aggression and other critical issues.
Spring in Japan is about new beginnings and change, and we should not be paralyzed by fear of mistakes. Just remember, even the greatest minds start...
Japan's first constitution tells us to "Cherish harmony above all else," and today it is remarkable women who are leaving their indelible mark on our world.
The comfort women myth has already deeply wounded Japan-South Korea relations. Is the latest breakthrough enough to promote a resolution in this history war?
From surgical robots to coffee-enhanced semiconductors and cutting-edge recycling technology, Japan's technological innovation is set to shape the future.