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Daniel Hurst

Daniel Hurst is a freelance journalist based in Tokyo. He writes news and feature articles about Japan for a range of international publications. Prior to moving to Japan in 2016 he specialized in political reporting in his home country of Australia. Previous positions included political correspondent for Guardian Australia, education correspondent for the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, and state political reporter for the Brisbane Times.

China-Japan Reset Continues With High-Level Economic Talks
April 20, 2018
China-Japan Reset Continues With High-Level Economic Talks
The two sides hope finding common ground on economic issues can help continue a thaw in relations.
China-Japan Reset Continues With High-Level Economic Talks
Left out of North Korea Summits, Japan Elevates Abduction Issue
March 21, 2018
Left out of North Korea Summits, Japan Elevates Abduction Issue
In a flurry of talks with South Korean and U.S. officials, Japan tries to make sure its interests aren't forgotten.
Left out of North Korea Summits, Japan Elevates Abduction Issue
Fukushima’s Diplomatic Fallout, 7 Years After the Nuclear Disaster
March 14, 2018
Fukushima’s Diplomatic Fallout, 7 Years After the Nuclear Disaster
Japan faces questions from abroad about its handling of the lingering aftereffects of the triple disaster.
Fukushima’s Diplomatic Fallout, 7 Years After the Nuclear Disaster
Japan Helps Explore the Gender Dynamics of Violent Extremism
March 07, 2018
Japan Helps Explore the Gender Dynamics of Violent Extremism
A Tokyo-backed project shines a light on online behavior in four Asia-Pacific countries.
Japan Helps Explore the Gender Dynamics of Violent Extremism
Why Japan Is Rethinking Its Energy Diplomacy
February 28, 2018
Why Japan Is Rethinking Its Energy Diplomacy
The foreign minister's advisory panel on climate change is a wake-up call for Japan.
Why Japan Is Rethinking Its Energy Diplomacy
German President: Unity Key to Handling North Korea Crisis
February 21, 2018
German President: Unity Key to Handling North Korea Crisis
Advice from a key figure in the Iran deal is in keeping with the Japanese government's approach.
German President: Unity Key to Handling North Korea Crisis
Will 2018 Really Be a Breakthrough Year in Japan-Russia ties?
February 14, 2018
Will 2018 Really Be a Breakthrough Year in Japan-Russia ties?
Despite Shinzo Abe's optimism, analysts predict more of the same in Japan-Russia relations this year.
Will 2018 Really Be a Breakthrough Year in Japan-Russia ties?
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