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Is Japan Anti-China?
April 18, 2019
Is Japan Anti-China?
The Complexity of Japan-China Relations
Is Japan Anti-China?
Japan’s New Imperial Era: What’s in a Name?
April 18, 2019
Japan’s New Imperial Era: What’s in a Name?
After the highly anticipated new imperial era was unveiled, its carefully considered name – Reiwa – has attracted criticism.
Japan’s New Imperial Era: What’s in a Name?
South Korea and Japan: Where to From Here?
April 17, 2019
South Korea and Japan: Where to From Here?
Overconfidence brought disappointment, and could signal a new direction in relations.
South Korea and Japan: Where to From Here?
Does Japan's New Climate Change Strategy Go Far Enough?
April 16, 2019
Does Japan's New Climate Change Strategy Go Far Enough?
Japan wants to be a leader on climate change, but environmental activists have doubts about the latest strategy.
Does Japan's New Climate Change Strategy Go Far Enough?
Japan’s Domestic Violence Cases Reach All-Time High
April 15, 2019
Japan’s Domestic Violence Cases Reach All-Time High
After years of community pressure to raise awareness, abuse victims are speaking out in record numbers.
Japan’s Domestic Violence Cases Reach All-Time High
Slowly Blazing the Trail with the Australia-Japan Reciprocal Access Agreement
April 10, 2019
Slowly Blazing the Trail with the Australia-Japan Reciprocal Access Agreement
The RAA negotiation process sets an important precedent that will inform Japan’s security relationships for years to come.
Slowly Blazing the Trail with the Australia-Japan Reciprocal Access Agreement
Let’s Talk About (No) Sex: A Closer Look at Japan’s ‘Virginity Crisis’
April 08, 2019
Let’s Talk About (No) Sex: A Closer Look at Japan’s ‘Virginity Crisis’
In light of new research, it’s time to reconsider the exoticization of Japanese sexual behavior.
Let’s Talk About (No) Sex: A Closer Look at Japan’s ‘Virginity Crisis’
Ex-Nissan CEO Ghosn Detained Again on Fresh Breach of Trust Allegations
April 06, 2019
Ex-Nissan CEO Ghosn Detained Again on Fresh Breach of Trust Allegations
In an unprecedented turn of events, Carlos Ghosn has been rearrested less than a month after being released on bail in Tokyo.
Ex-Nissan CEO Ghosn Detained Again on Fresh Breach of Trust Allegations
Japan Praises Infrastructure Coop With Panama as China Also Ramps up Investment
April 06, 2019
Japan Praises Infrastructure Coop With Panama as China Also Ramps up Investment
Japan's efforts to boost Latin American connectivity featured during President Juan Carlos Varela's visit to Tokyo.
Japan Praises Infrastructure Coop With Panama as China Also Ramps up Investment
Japan’s New Imperial Era Is Announced: ‘Hesei’ Ends, ‘Reiwa’ Begins
April 03, 2019
Japan’s New Imperial Era Is Announced: ‘Hesei’ Ends, ‘Reiwa’ Begins
As an imperial transition nears, Japan announces the name of its new era.
Japan’s New Imperial Era Is Announced: ‘Hesei’ Ends, ‘Reiwa’ Begins
How Japan Can Help Africa Escape China’s ‘Debt Trap’
March 29, 2019
How Japan Can Help Africa Escape China’s ‘Debt Trap’
Japan should export its profitable public transport business model to help African countries repay Chinese infrastructure loans.
How Japan Can Help Africa Escape China’s ‘Debt Trap’
Amid Thaw, Japan Is Seeing a Boom in Chinese Tourists
March 27, 2019
Amid Thaw, Japan Is Seeing a Boom in Chinese Tourists
The influx is remaking Japan's ski resorts -- and potentially its foreign policy as well.
Amid Thaw, Japan Is Seeing a Boom in Chinese Tourists
Japan’s Olympic Committee Chief Retires Amid Corruption Probe
March 25, 2019
Japan’s Olympic Committee Chief Retires Amid Corruption Probe
The scandal-hit JOC chief will step down - despite denying any wrongdoing - after growing pressure to resign.
Japan’s Olympic Committee Chief Retires Amid Corruption Probe
Rethinking Japan’s Energy Security 8 Years After Fukushima
March 21, 2019
Rethinking Japan’s Energy Security 8 Years After Fukushima
To increase energy self-sufficiency after the 2011 nuclear disaster, renewables are Japan’s only option.
Rethinking Japan’s Energy Security 8 Years After Fukushima
Could Japan’s Shinzo Abe Retain Power for a Fourth Term?
March 20, 2019
Could Japan’s Shinzo Abe Retain Power for a Fourth Term?
Without a clear leader to succeed Abe, his devout followers in the LDP hint at extending his time in office. 
Could Japan’s Shinzo Abe Retain Power for a Fourth Term?
Japan Takes Small Step Toward Diplomacy With North Korea
March 19, 2019
Japan Takes Small Step Toward Diplomacy With North Korea
By stepping back from an annual UN resolution on North Korean human rights, Tokyo is sending a signal to Pyongyang.
Japan Takes Small Step Toward Diplomacy With North Korea
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