This is Japan’s Best Strategy to Defeat China at Sea
February 20, 2015
This is Japan’s Best Strategy to Defeat China at Sea
In order to win, Japan should give China a dose of its own medicine.
This is Japan’s Best Strategy to Defeat China at Sea
Gay Marriage in Japan?
February 19, 2015
Gay Marriage in Japan?
A Tokyo mayor moves Japan a step forward on same-sex marriage.
Gay Marriage in Japan?
Asian Cities Pay Hidden Price for Global Status
February 15, 2015
Asian Cities Pay Hidden Price for Global Status
Global status may offer prestige, but it doesn’t help the economically vulnerable.
Asian Cities Pay Hidden Price for Global Status
Why the World Needs Reporters: Reflections on Kenji Goto
February 12, 2015
Why the World Needs Reporters: Reflections on Kenji Goto
Yang Hengjun reflects on the role of reporters -- and the risks they face each day.
Why the World Needs Reporters: Reflections on Kenji Goto
Asia’s Urbanization ‘Just Beginning’
January 30, 2015
Asia’s Urbanization ‘Just Beginning’
Despite a huge wave of urbanization in the first decade of this century, the process may be just getting underway.
Asia’s Urbanization ‘Just Beginning’
Size Doesn’t Matter for Asia’s Influential Cities
August 20, 2014
Size Doesn’t Matter for Asia’s Influential Cities
Work in Asia, live in Australasia is the message from the latest global surveys of economic clout and livability.
Size Doesn’t Matter for Asia’s Influential Cities
Explosive Map Could Nudge Japan’s Public Toward Normalization
July 10, 2014
Explosive Map Could Nudge Japan’s Public Toward Normalization
China’s attempts to shore up support could backfire and drive the Japanese in favor of collective self-defense.
Explosive Map Could Nudge Japan’s Public Toward Normalization
Young Muslims in Tokyo
May 29, 2014
Young Muslims in Tokyo
Muslims living in Tokyo find it a tolerant city, but must still grapple with issues of identity.
Young Muslims in Tokyo
Asia-Pacific Has Seven of the World’s Top 20 Global Cities
April 15, 2014
Asia-Pacific Has Seven of the World’s Top 20 Global Cities
East Asia has a high number of global cities, according to a biannual ranking, while ASEAN and South Asia lag behind.
Asia-Pacific Has Seven of the World’s Top 20 Global Cities
Will the 2020 Olympics Really Help Tokyo?
September 29, 2013
Will the 2020 Olympics Really Help Tokyo?
Hosting major events like the Olympics brings some well-known issues. Tokyo would be wise to address them now.
Will the 2020 Olympics Really Help Tokyo?
Tokyo to Host 2020 Olympics
September 08, 2013
Tokyo to Host 2020 Olympics
Beating out Istanbul, the news provides another addition to the Japanese government’s comeback narrative.
Tokyo to Host 2020 Olympics
Tokyo’s DIY Gardening Scene: Crops and Community
June 07, 2013
Tokyo’s DIY Gardening Scene: Crops and Community
Tokyo’s inner city gardeners are becoming agriculturally savvy with help from Japan’s heartland.
Tokyo’s DIY Gardening Scene: Crops and Community
Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants Revealed
February 28, 2013
Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants Revealed
S. Pellegrino released its list of Asia’s top eateries in Singapore on Monday. Japan claims the top spot.
Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants Revealed
How Involved Is Xi Jinping in the Diaoyu Crisis?
February 08, 2013
How Involved Is Xi Jinping in the Diaoyu Crisis?
As tensions rise, Linda Jakobson looks at how China’s leader-in-waiting may be involved—and the role of dysfunctional decision-making.
How Involved Is Xi Jinping in the Diaoyu Crisis?
2020 Olympics: Tokyo's to Lose?
January 12, 2013
2020 Olympics: Tokyo's to Lose?
While Japan’s capital city seems to be the favorite to host the games, Istanbul and Madrid are in hot pursuit.
2020 Olympics: Tokyo's to Lose?
Japan and China Clash...and it Doesn't Involve an Island
November 17, 2012
Japan and China Clash...and it Doesn't Involve an Island
A recent controversy over the Beijing Marathon shows sports may not be immune to world politics.
Japan and China Clash...and it Doesn't Involve an Island
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