EDITORIAL: War-era Korean poet embodied symbiosis needed to mend Japan-South Korea ties
People in various parts of Japan gathered in meetings last month to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the death of Yun Dong-ju (1917-45), who is revered and beloved in South Korea ...
VOX POPULI: Boy's life lost after society failed to understand his world
Ryota Uemura, a first-year student at a junior high school in Kawasaki, was known as a cheerful boy who laughed a lot and was liked by everyone. “That’s probably why nobody...
Muneo Kanno in Iitate, Fukushima Prefecture (Photo by Yukiko Seino)
POINT OF VIEW/ Muneo Kanno: Farmers, volunteers unite to bring...
IITATE, Fukushima Prefecture--I helped organize the Fukushima Saisei no Kai (Resurrection of Fukushima) nonprofit organization three months after the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami and have been engaged independently in...
POINT OF VIEW/ Yuichiro Miura: Father who at 99 skied down Mont...
ICRC president seeks elimination of nuclear weapons from a...
INTERVIEW/ Goro Miyazaki: Anime director pursues something his...
Protesters hold an anti-Korean rally in Osaka on Oct. 19 with one participant holding up a sign saying, "Return jobs and tax money.” (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
EDITORIAL: It’s time to take steps to tighten noose around hate...
A panel of experts commissioned by the Osaka city government has recently submitted a report to Mayor Toru Hashimoto on dealing with hate speech, or discriminatory expressions that incite hatred toward a particular racial or...
EDITORIAL: How come no one saw the warning signs before boy was...
EDITORIAL: Japan urgently needs regulations for drones
EDITORIAL: Abe's war statement should reflect Japan's...
EDITORIAL: Civilian control crucial to maintaining public's trust...
Yosuke Isozaki (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
VOX POPULI: LDP’s constitutional amendment offerings not ripe...
A Liberal Democratic Party lawmaker recently described the ruling camp’s approach to constitutional amendments in an odd way.
VOX POPULI: Grim events of February followed by inspired voices
VOX POPULI: A call for deeper understanding on Rare Disease Day
VOX POPULI: Japan to chart way in new age of deep-sea exploration
Foreign trainees call on the government to not use the Technical Intern Training Program to secure construction workers at a meeting in Tokyo in June. (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
POINT OF VIEW/ Eiji Oguma: Enduring abuse works against developing ...
Those who are insensitive to their own human rights are insensitive to the human rights of others as well, to say nothing of the human rights of foreigners.
COMMENTARY: Historical painting testament to political whims of...
POINT OF VIEW/ Genichiro Takahashi: Daring to be all alone rather...
COMMENTARY: 10 years after Indian Ocean tsunami, memories of lost...

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