Mainland China's self-serving moves to develop marine resources in violation of a bilateral agreement with Japan cannot be allowed. Japan must persistently urge Beijing to refrain from such actions.
Throw a rock and chances are you will hit an NGO. This probably isn't a real saying, but given the sheer number of NGOs operating in Malaysia at the moment, it isn't very far from the truth either.
An advisory panel of experts tasked with deliberating on a statement to be issued by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II plans to compile a report shortly after about five months of discussion.
It is outrageous that a major company that represents Japan repeatedly padded its profits on a corporate-wide basis.
In a society filled with brutality, not enough is done to shield the younger generation from violence.
The military government is busy squandering what is left of its international credibility by hunting lese majeste suspects who have fled overseas. The move can do nothing to improve Thailand's reputation, only further tarnish its record on human rights.
Yesterday I spent six and a half hours in my car crawling from north to south.
2015/7/23, 1 Comment
No sooner had the draft constitution been made public than women and gender equality enthusiasts, among whom were thousands of men and youths, began staging a series of protests against its regressive provisions that curtailed the rights of women as equal citizens.
The historic agreement reached by the world's major powers and Iran on that country's nuclear program marked the Obama administration's biggest diplomatic achievement in six years. China was one of the P5+1 countries negotiating with Iran. What was its role?
Enhancing the security-related legal framework alone is of limited significance when it comes to improving Japan's deterrent capabilities. Only if the Self-Defense Forces (SDF) carry out joint exercises with the armed forces of other countries to build up a multifaceted defense cooperation structure can the effectiveness of the legislative arrangements be guaranteed.