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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
Is Nissan a Japanese Company?
March 18, 2019
Is Nissan a Japanese Company?
The governance implications of the case against Carlos Ghosn.
Is Nissan a Japanese Company?
The Truth About Radiation in Fukushima
March 14, 2019
The Truth About Radiation in Fukushima
Despite government claims, radiation from the 2011 nuclear disaster is not gone.
The Truth About Radiation in Fukushima
Okinawa Governor Asks Tokyo, US to Rethink Base Relocation Plan
March 09, 2019
Okinawa Governor Asks Tokyo, US to Rethink Base Relocation Plan
Denny Tamaki met with Prime Minister Abe and the U.S. embassy after a recent referendum rejecting a new U.S. base.
Okinawa Governor Asks Tokyo, US to Rethink Base Relocation Plan
Ex-Nissan CEO Ghosn Granted Bail Under Strict Conditions
March 08, 2019
Ex-Nissan CEO Ghosn Granted Bail Under Strict Conditions
After 108 days of detention, ousted Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn’s dramatic, disguised exit has taken the media spotlight.
Ex-Nissan CEO Ghosn Granted Bail Under Strict Conditions
The Details of Abe’s Proposed Peace Treaty With Russia
March 08, 2019
The Details of Abe’s Proposed Peace Treaty With Russia
What would such a peace agreement include and can it be delivered?
The Details of Abe’s Proposed Peace Treaty With Russia
An Ancient Japanese Shrine Debuts a Buddhist Robot 
March 05, 2019
An Ancient Japanese Shrine Debuts a Buddhist Robot 
A high-tech twist hopes to offer Buddhist wisdom that’s easily understood by younger generations in Japan.
An Ancient Japanese Shrine Debuts a Buddhist Robot 
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