EDITORIAL: China’s one-party rule is incompatible with the rule of law
The Chinese Communist Party’s Central Committee, the ruling party’s highest leadership body, recently held its fourth plenary session. The main topic at the closed-door meeting...
VOX POPULI: Maternity harassment ruling brings hope to working women
I was shocked when I recently read what certain male workers said to female co-workers who became pregnant.
Onagawa town assembly member Mikiko Abe stands against the backdrop of Tohoku Electric Power Co.'s Onagawa nuclear power plant. (Yosuke Fukudome)
POINT OF VIEW/ Mikiko Abe: With nuclear plant idled, townsfolk in...
ONAGAWA, Miyagi Prefecture--As an opponent of atomic energy, I have watched this town for more than four decades--from before Tohoku Electric Power Co. began constructing the Onagawa nuclear power plant here.
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POINT OF VIEW/ Yuji Miura: How will China deal with falling...
POINT OF VIEW/ David A. Welch: The dangerous false fear of...
The Supreme Court ruled on Oct. 23 that demoting an employee because of her pregnancy is unacceptable. (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
EDITORIAL: Pregnancy should not be a drag on women’s careers
The Supreme Court ruled on Oct. 23 that demoting a woman because of her pregnancy is unacceptable unless there are truly compelling circumstances.
EDITORIAL: Beijing should give serious thought to Hong Kong...
EDITORIAL: Tokyo's promise on Futenma closure rings hollow
EDITORIAL: Abe bears responsibility for Cabinet appointment debacle
EDITORIAL: Foreign Ministry should keep alive spirit of Asian...
Google Inc.'s headquarters in Silicon Valley, California (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
VOX POPULI: Drawing the line between online privacy and access to...
One of my senior moments is when I pick up a dictionary to look up a word and immediately forget what I was searching for.
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VOX POPULI: Joining forces on global scale paramount in fight...
VOX POPULI: LDP cannot simply blow off latest scandals
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits Yasukuni Shrine in December 2013. (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
POINT OF VIEW/ Eiji Oguma: Japan should draw line between itself,...
Japan continues to face criticism in the United States over the issue of wartime “comfort women.”
POINT OF VIEW/ Genichiro Takahashi: True patriots recognize the...
COMMENTARY: Now is the time to listen to nuclear pessimists
COMMENTARY: Known or unknown, A-bomb remnants key to passing on...

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