October 02, 2012
MANILA--Ousted Philippine President Joseph Estrada filed his candidacy on Oct. 2 for mayor of Manila, joining thousands of candidates in midterm elections that will be...
August 09, 2012
NAGASAKI--The last thing anybody expected was a nuclear disaster on the scale of the one that occurred in Japan last year: But not Hitoshi Motoshima, a former mayor of Nagasaki.
June 18, 2012
Local government leaders from across Japan have signed a letter criticizing the Noda administration’s handling of the restart of the reactors at the Oi nuclear power plant in ...
October 27, 2011
SEOUL--The Oct. 26 election of an independent activist as mayor of Seoul was a collective shout of "No more" by South Korean voters to established political parties.
October 25, 2011
The political climate in South Korea is heating up as the Oct. 26 mayoral race in Seoul, seen by many observers as a dress rehearsal for the 2012 presidential election, looms.
June 09, 2011
Editor's note: This is the third in a four-part series on the problems, such as the safety myth, inherent in the nation's nuclear power generation industry.
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