COMMENTARY: Utilities running a shell game in relying on nuclear power over renewable energy
When regional utilities calculated how much electricity generated with renewable energy sources they can purchase from businesses and individuals, they resorted to gimmicks to...
EDITORIAL: Safe and steady needs to be TEPCO’s mantra in Fukushima cleanup
Come March, it will have been four years since the triple meltdown at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant triggered massive leaks of radioactive material.
Chinese President Xi Jinping, center, speaks at an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting outside Beijing in November. (Pool)
POINT OF VIEW/ Junya Sano: Asia’s economies to continue gentle...
Asia’s economies are expected to continue to recover through 2015. But growth rates overall will likely match or be only slightly higher than those in 2014 because external demand will lack driving strength, and there is...
INTERVIEW/ Hideki Shirakawa: Scientists need freedom of basic...
POINT OF VIEW/ Akira Iriye: Japan needs to contribute to 'peace...
INTERVIEW/ Yukihiko Kayama: Experts should help Fukushima mothers...
A Skymark passenger aircraft is seen along with JAL and ANA jets at Haneda Airport in Tokyo in December 2014. (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
EDITORIAL: Japan’s airline industry should be freed from...
Skymark Airlines Inc., Japan’s third-largest carrier, filed for bankruptcy protection under the Civil Rehabilitation Law at the Tokyo District Court on Jan. 28.
EDITORIAL: Police use of GPS tracking devices raises privacy...
EDITORIAL: Revenues from JR Kyushu listing are for the Japanese...
EDITORIAL: Tensions rising as Futenma issue moves to new stage
EDITORIAL: Nations must work in solidarity against terror
For Yasuhiro Yamashita, left, fellow judoka Hitoshi Saito was his "greatest and finest rival." (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
VOX POPULI: Flame of hope still burns, despite grim start to 2015
The heinous attacks against Charlie Hebdo and a kosher deli in Paris in January cast an ominous shadow over this 70th anniversary year of the end of World War II. Then came the despicable threats by the Islamic State extremist ...
VOX POPULI: Journalist Kenji Goto focused on plight of children in ...
VOX POPULI: Evils of Auschwitz still resonate 70 years on
VOX POPULI: High adventure of backcountry skiing presents many...
Diana Sierra, third from left, and Heather Swell, center, with other fellows at Halcyon House in Washington, D.C. (Provided by Halcyon Incubator)
Halcyon Incubator offers opportunity to innovators with a vision
When you think of venture firms in America, Silicon Valley is likely to come to mind, but there are also a growing number of firms in Washington, D.C. Some even call Washington, D.C., “the Silicon Valley of the east.”
COMMENTARY: Poems by empress show how she takes world’s problems ...
COMMENTARY: Thailand is touchstone for Abe’s ‘universal...
COMMENTARY: Taiwan poll points to fledgling democracy, triggers...

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