November 24, 2012
It's uplifting to know that some people would never put personal gain ahead of their principles.
November 19, 2012
In the rush to form a stronger political party with a Lower House election less than a month away, Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto’s Japan Restoration Party considerably weakened...
July 22, 2012
Eighty percent of our health-care needs are related to everyday illnesses such as colds, high-blood pressure, diabetes or depression.
March 10, 2012
BEIJING -- China's government vowed March 9 that it will not deviate from its socialist path, defending anew its authoritarian system and saying Western capitalist political...
January 06, 2012
BEIJING -- China is considering a proposal to create an energy "super-ministry" as part of a sweeping cabinet reshuffle in 2013, two independent sources said, a step that would ...
January 03, 2012
Last year, young people played the leading role in various movements that changed the world.
January 02, 2012
The new year has arrived, but Japan continues to grapple with a wide range of formidable challenges.
October 10, 2011
The Noda Administration is aiming to remove all radioactive materials scattered from the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant by the end of fiscal 2013, a timetable that gives...
September 15, 2011
Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda came under intense questioning in the Diet on Sept. 14 by Liberal Democratic Party President Sadakazu Tanigaki.
September 14, 2011
Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda delivered his policy speech before the Diet on Sept. 13. Overall, the inaugural address by the third Democratic Party of Japan prime minister was...
September 09, 2011
The re-examination of nuclear power and energy policy is one of the major themes the administration of Yoshihiko Noda inherited from his predecessor.
September 03, 2011
Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda faces a number of difficult issues left over from his predecessor, Naoto Kan, that could not be resolved due to resistance from not only the...
September 02, 2011
TAIPEI -- As always, China is the hot issue in any presidential election in Taiwan.
July 12, 2011
The chief of Japan's most influential business organization blasted the Naoto Kan government for creating confusion by calling for stress tests of nuclear power reactors...
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