Pio d'Emilia was a foreign correspondent and cultural ambassador for both his native Italy and his adopted country. Endlessly exploring, he was one of a kind.
Publishing stereotypes and false narratives raises concerns that the BBC is tone deaf to the racism and misinformation conveyed by its foreign correspondents.
With his term extended for an historic additional five years, Xi Jinping may be feeling invincible and strong. But he must know that nothing is permanent.
"Minority Shareholders," the first serialized novel on JAPAN Forward, is a Cinderella story about the challenges facing Japan's small businesses.
The JAPAN Forward team welcomes the New Year with a renewed sense of purpose. Here are some milestones we achieved in 2022 and our vision going...
Predictions are that the core of this historical confrontation will shift as South Koreans take a fresh look at North Korea's role. Will Tokyo follow?
Architect Arata Isozaki, who had witnessed post-war Japan, had the vision of "creating from catastrophe" and an exceptional foresight into humanity's future.
Predictions on when, and how bad the trouble is the harder part. But what happens in the next few years will determine what historians write about...
Terrible memories of the atomic bombing endure yet predictions are that Japan's national strategy of vigorous diplomacy will show the way to reconciliation.
Gamer's World columnist Daniel Robson expects a year of big time videogame releases, events and adaptations, but has muted predictions for new hardware.
With predictions of rising inflation, trade unions say workers deserve a 5% pay rise. Meanwhile, BOJ reviews monetary policy against the threat of recession.
Japan has paid inadequate attention to five areas since the end of World War II. But as nations around Japan militarize, predictions are for this to...