EDITORIAL: Careful debate needed on use of GPS data for criminal probes
Many cellphones nowadays can show the user’s location on the basis of a satellite-based global positioning system. This allows mobile service providers to know the exact current...
VOX POPULI: One scary incident should not dictate the future of drones
Ancient Greek tragedian Aeschylus is said to have met an unusual end: He was hit on the head and killed by a tortoise that literally fell out of the sky.
Au Loongyu (Photo by Takio Murakami)
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While Chinese President Xi Jinping forges ahead with a massive crackdown on corruption, questions have arisen as to why he had to do so in the first place.
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Drones are for sale at a shop in Osaka’s Chuo Ward on April 22. (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
EDITORIAL: Japan must urgently take steps to prevent misuse of...
A small, camera-equipped drone was discovered on the roof of the prime minister’s office building in Tokyo on April 22.
EDITORIAL: Abe must not destroy a foundation for the future
EDITORIAL: Security legislation riddled with loopholes
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A ceremony is held in Minakami, Gunma Prefecture, on July 6, 2013, to mark start of the summer climbing season for Mount Tanigawadake. (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
VOX POPULI: No mountain is 'treacherous' for climbers who practice ...
“Zundoko bushi,” a genre of popular Japanese songs, comes in a broad range of themes. I remember one song titled “Tanigawa Kouta” (Tanigawa ballad), in which a young woman tearfully pleads with her romantic interest...
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Genichiro Takahashi (Photo by Makoto Kaku)
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In my second year in high school, a friend and I hitchhiked from Kobe to Hiroshima during the summer holidays. Our plan was to be in Hiroshima on Aug. 6. We arrived there late at night on Aug. 5.
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