Expectation Feeds Abenomics
June 02, 2014
Expectation Feeds Abenomics
Government hints and investor speculation are fueling anticipation surrounding structural reform.
Expectation Feeds Abenomics
Abe’s Potential Latin America Charm Offensive
May 22, 2014
Abe’s Potential Latin America Charm Offensive
The prospect of an upcoming tour this summer will see Japan attempt to increase its security profile.
Abe’s Potential Latin America Charm Offensive
Statements Fan “Abenomics” Expectations
May 21, 2014
Statements Fan “Abenomics” Expectations
With a little time before Japan announces its latest economic reforms, Abe is stoking expectation.
Statements Fan “Abenomics” Expectations
Americans Support the TPP, Trade With Japan
April 29, 2014
Americans Support the TPP, Trade With Japan
According to a new poll, the majority of Americans support joining the TPP, and even more want more trade with Japan.
Americans Support the TPP, Trade With Japan
Ukraine and the Trans-Pacific Partnership
April 29, 2014
Ukraine and the Trans-Pacific Partnership
The Obama administration should use the Ukraine crisis to get Trade Promotion Authority from Congress.
Ukraine and the Trans-Pacific Partnership
2 Ways Obama Can Strengthen the Pivot
April 22, 2014
2 Ways Obama Can Strengthen the Pivot
During Obama’s “great reassurance tour” in Asia this week, he should focus on the TPP and the status-quo.
2 Ways Obama Can Strengthen the Pivot
China Threatens Taiwan’s Reputation
April 19, 2014
China Threatens Taiwan’s Reputation
It is China's unification agenda that threatens Taiwan's international reputation, not the Sunflower Movement.
China Threatens Taiwan’s Reputation
China Could Come Around On International IP Law
February 28, 2014
China Could Come Around On International IP Law
Compliance with international intellectual property law may be on the horizon for China.
China Could Come Around On International IP Law
Colleen Hanabusa
January 30, 2014
Colleen Hanabusa
The Diplomat’s Justin McDonnell spoke with Rep. Colleen Hanabusa [D-HI1] about the U.S. “pivot,” the TPP, immigration, and the role of Hawaii in America’s Asia-Pacific strategy.
Colleen Hanabusa
4 Points for Obama’s Asia Trip in April 2014
November 21, 2013
4 Points for Obama’s Asia Trip in April 2014
Obama can expect some difficult conversations when he heads to Asia in April.
4 Points for Obama’s Asia Trip in April 2014
Who Resurrected the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement?
November 20, 2013
Who Resurrected the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement?
Long considered dead, the prospect of a China-Australia Free Trade Agreement has gained new life.
Who Resurrected the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement?
The Case for a Trans-Pacific Naval Partnership
October 18, 2013
The Case for a Trans-Pacific Naval Partnership
The U.S. and allies should form a naval counterpart to the TPP to ensure maritime security in the region.
The Case for a Trans-Pacific Naval Partnership
Can $150 Melons Boost Japan’s Post-TPP Agriculture Exports?
October 16, 2013
Can $150 Melons Boost Japan’s Post-TPP Agriculture Exports?
Trade deal may open the doors for high-end Japanese fruit, rice and beef exports.
Can $150 Melons Boost Japan’s Post-TPP Agriculture Exports?
Japan Faces Hurdles in Next Round of TPP Talks
August 22, 2013
Japan Faces Hurdles in Next Round of TPP Talks
With the next round of TPP talks starting today, Japan faces some major challenges.
Japan Faces Hurdles in Next Round of TPP Talks
Why Japan Must Join the TPP
June 05, 2013
Why Japan Must Join the TPP
For Japan to really be “back” it needs to sustain its growth. Joining the TPP would be an important first step.
Why Japan Must Join the TPP
China May Join US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks
May 31, 2013
China May Join US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks
On Thursday Beijing said it is studying the possibility of joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade talks.
China May Join US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks
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