Denny Tamaki castigates Japan and the US military before the UN Human Rights Council. That's not the action of a governor who wants to protect his...
Okinawa Governor Denny Tamaki is duty-bound to drop his opposition to the transfer of the US military bases from Futenma to Henoko.
Japan's men's basketball team enjoyed home arena advantage during the FIBA World Cup. At the Paris Olympics, though, the competition will be far more fierce.
With this Supreme Court ruling, Tamaki should promptly fulfill his legal duty to approve the government's design change for the Okinawa Henoko air base site.
The author examines the vastly contrasting styles of Japan's neighbors China and South Korea as they respond to TEPCO's release of treated water off Fukushima.
The movement of the 11 naval vessels from China and Russia was "clearly intended to demonstrate their threat to Japan," said the Japanese Ministry of Defense.
Typhoon Lan is set to hit the central island of Honshu, affecting Kobe, Osaka, and Nagoya, among others. Find out about past disruptions and lessons learned.
With the prospect of Japan joining with the US in defending Taiwan, as noted in Taro Aso's call, the chances are China not invading Taiwan are...
It's great to see the Self-Defense Force joining a major multilateral exercise but this training is needed where the trouble is coming, in and around Japan.
Its territorial appetite combined with the apparent graduation by China from a defensive to a preemptive strike posture for defense is raising regional alarms.
China's historical revisionism is a threat, but so is the lack of higher educational institutions that would encourage Okinawa youth to stay in the islands.
Japan seeks to be defense-ready in case attacked by another country. It's bizarre for Governor Tamaki to say this preparedness causes Okinawa residents anxiety.