EDITORIAL: Governor’s doubts about nuclear safety should be addressed
There are many reasons to doubt whether the administration of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, which is keen to restart idled nuclear reactors, is really committed to ensuring that...
VOX POPULI: Expanding Cabinet nears ‘mutation’ threshold
If people belong to an organization, many of them probably wish there were fewer meetings, and that the ones that are necessary were shorter. In reality, however, meetings in which...
Gen. Herbert Carlisle, commander of Pacific Air Forces, during an interview with The Asahi Shimbun at PACAF headquarters in Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, in March (Hikaru Uchida)
INTERVIEW/ Herbert 'Hawk' Carlisle: Strong U.S.-Japan alliance...
The U.S. power projection capability is “phenomenal” and “second to none” even in the face of China’s growing “anti-access, area denial (A2/AD)” challenges, says the top U.S. Air Force general in the Asia-Pacific ...
INTERVIEW/ Norihiro Kato: Japan must face up to ‘3...
Scholars use NHK controversy as segue to assess Japanese society
POINT OF VIEW/ Sadakazu Osaki: Extended TSE trading hours could...
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Cabinet members prepare for a meeting on April 1. The government on April 22 disclosed to the public the minutes of this Cabinet meeting. (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
EDITORIAL: Abe misses the point in disclosing minutes of Cabinet...
For the first time since Japan adopted the Cabinet system in 1885, the government on April 22 disclosed to the public the minutes of a Cabinet meeting and a following ministerial meeting, both held on April 1.
EDITORIAL: Child's well-being top priority in international...
EDITORIAL: Don’t miss the window of opportunity opening for...
EDITORIAL: Fukushima and the world benefit from full disclosure of ...
EDITORIAL: New Tokyo-Seoul talks should lead to serious efforts to ...
U.S. President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe talk after a trilateral meeting that included South Korean President Park Geun-hye in The Hague on March 25. (Provided by the Cabinet Public Relations Office)
VOX POPULI: Abe-Obama summit could remove a 'thorn' in Japan-U.S....
Recalling his summit with U.S. President Ronald Reagan (1911-2004) in April 1986, Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone gushed about his host's "triple hospitality." For one, Nakasone noted happily, Reagan invited him to the...
VOX POPULI: More university students satisfied with what they have
VOX POPULI: Time to deny 'entry' to Abe's constitutional changes
VOX POPULI: Even weeds have their own particular beauty
Genichiro Takahashi (Photo by Shinobu Igasaki)
POINT OF VIEW/ Genichiro Takahashi: Navigating pervasive...
When I turned on the TV set, Kim Yu-na of South Korea had just finished her performance as the last skater in the women's free skate at the Sochi Winter Olympics.
POINT OF VIEW/ Nozomu Hayashi: Japan's hawks help Chinese...
POINT OF VIEW/ Genichiro Takahashi: Scars of war have not gone away
POINT OF VIEW: Tough times for Chinese students studying Japanese

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