Narrowing the income gap is important, but the virtuous cycle of growth and distribution can be achieved only if a pie exists for distribution.
A weekly magazine story reports the prominent Diet member berating a bureaucrat about the risks of nuclear energy. The author examines his possible motives.
As China expands its military activities, Japan and the U.S., while maintaining vigilance, must engage more directly with and involve Taiwan in the region’s defense.
Constitutional revision would mean waking up, when the Japanese put under a spell by the American Occupation still prefer to slumber in their defeat.
The emasculation of the state of emergency declaration indicates that people want a policy turnaround.
Japan’s solar PV capacity per land area is by far the largest in the world. The disastrous July 3 mudslide shows why regulators must give these...
Japan seems to be missing the perspective that an increase in the number of expert trainers is necessary to systematically cultivate human resources in cybersecurity.
The investigation was conducted by lawyers selected by activist shareholders, not by objective third parties. Moreover, national security must take precedence over shareholder rights.
The court appears to recognize that public awareness of the facts about wartime Korean workers in Japan has become widespread in South Korea, even though opinion...
Xi Jinping’s hardline wolf warrior diplomacy has backfired, leading Japan, the U.S. and Europe to become more engaged in Indo-Pacific trade and security, and increasingly vigilant...
The Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics represent a good opportunity for Japan to demonstrate to the world the achievement of Japanese people in overcoming adversity.
Japan and its business world must fundamentally rethink their human rights risk assessment practices in light of China’s human rights violations and the West’s response.