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Japan’s Crackdown On Drunk Pilots Uncovers Rampant Alcohol-Related Misconduct
December 12, 2018
Japan’s Crackdown On Drunk Pilots Uncovers Rampant Alcohol-Related Misconduct
A series of highly publicized pilot drinking scandals sparked a government review of lax internal alcohol testing.
Japan’s Crackdown On Drunk Pilots Uncovers Rampant Alcohol-Related Misconduct
After a Busy G20 for Abe, Japan Prepares to Host in 2019
December 08, 2018
After a Busy G20 for Abe, Japan Prepares to Host in 2019
Japan's prime minister had a full slate of meetings at the summit, but also found time to outline Japan's focus as next year's host.
After a Busy G20 for Abe, Japan Prepares to Host in 2019
Taiwan Votes to Maintain Import Ban on Fukushima Food Imports
December 03, 2018
Taiwan Votes to Maintain Import Ban on Fukushima Food Imports
While Fukushima suffered a blow, trade ties between Japan and Taiwan avoided any major impact.
Taiwan Votes to Maintain Import Ban on Fukushima Food Imports
Is Japan About to Officially Upgrade to Aircraft Carriers?
December 01, 2018
Is Japan About to Officially Upgrade to Aircraft Carriers?
A reported plan to modify the Izumo-class will face obstacles at home and abroad.
Is Japan About to Officially Upgrade to Aircraft Carriers?
Making Sense of Japan’s New Immigration Policy
November 30, 2018
Making Sense of Japan’s New Immigration Policy
A controversial new regulation will allow more foreign workers into Japan. But can Japan take care of them once they arrive?
Making Sense of Japan’s New Immigration Policy
Japan's Subtle China Strategy on Display
November 24, 2018
Japan's Subtle China Strategy on Display
At the latest round of ASEAN summitry, Abe emphasized rapprochement with China even while raising criticisms.
Japan's Subtle China Strategy on Display
Fall From Grace: Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn Faces Financial Misconduct Charges in Japan
November 23, 2018
Fall From Grace: Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn Faces Financial Misconduct Charges in Japan
The CEO superstar responsible for turning Nissan’s fortunes around was arrested for under-reporting income.
Fall From Grace: Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn Faces Financial Misconduct Charges in Japan
Japan’s Foreign Policy in the Mekong Region
November 21, 2018
Japan’s Foreign Policy in the Mekong Region
Geoeconomics in action in Southeast Asia.
Japan’s Foreign Policy in the Mekong Region
From Japan, US VP Denounces 'Authoritarianism and Aggression'
November 16, 2018
From Japan, US VP Denounces 'Authoritarianism and Aggression'
During his visit to Tokyo, Mike Pence laid out the U.S.-Japan joint vision for the Indo-Pacific region.
From Japan, US VP Denounces 'Authoritarianism and Aggression'
Japan’s Forced Sterilization Victims Make Gains Toward Compensation and an Official Apology
November 11, 2018
Japan’s Forced Sterilization Victims Make Gains Toward Compensation and an Official Apology
A working group of parliamentarians devised a policy outline for compensating victims, but hurdles remain in the quest for justice.
Japan’s Forced Sterilization Victims Make Gains Toward Compensation and an Official Apology
Forced Labor Court Decision Opens Rift in Japan-South Korea Ties
November 10, 2018
Forced Labor Court Decision Opens Rift in Japan-South Korea Ties
Japan wants South Korea to undo a court ruling granting compensation to victims of World War II-era forced labor.
Forced Labor Court Decision Opens Rift in Japan-South Korea Ties
Japan’s Belt and Road Balancing Act
November 08, 2018
Japan’s Belt and Road Balancing Act
Japan is engaging in China’s BRI while also hedging its bets through similar initiatives with other partners.
Japan’s Belt and Road Balancing Act
Okinawa’s New Governor Faces First Test: Renewed US Military Base Construction
November 06, 2018
Okinawa’s New Governor Faces First Test: Renewed US Military Base Construction
Okinawa Governor Denny Tamaki’s honeymoon period ended abruptly as the central government restarted work on a new U.S. base.
Okinawa’s New Governor Faces First Test: Renewed US Military Base Construction
Ex-TEPCO Executive Downplays Role in Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown
October 31, 2018
Ex-TEPCO Executive Downplays Role in Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown
Three TEPCO leaders are on trial for allegedly delaying tsunami preparation measures.
Ex-TEPCO Executive Downplays Role in Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown
Abe, Modi Herald 'Unparalleled Potential' in Japan-India Relations
October 30, 2018
Abe, Modi Herald 'Unparalleled Potential' in Japan-India Relations
The Indian prime minister's visit to Japan saw deepening ties across the board, especially on defense.
Abe, Modi Herald 'Unparalleled Potential' in Japan-India Relations
Abe Wants 'New Era' in China-Japan Relations
October 26, 2018
Abe Wants 'New Era' in China-Japan Relations
Shinzo Abe's long-awaited trip to China brought a raft of deals, but no major breakthroughs.
Abe Wants 'New Era' in China-Japan Relations
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