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Is Japan’s Rail Diplomacy in Southeast Asia Moving Away From Shinkansen?
October 23, 2019

Is Japan’s Rail Diplomacy in Southeast Asia Moving Away From Shinkansen?

By Shang-su Wu
Southeast Asia is the main battlefield between Japan and China when it comes to high-speed rail.
How a Chinese Invasion of Taiwan Could Destabilize Japan
October 22, 2019

How a Chinese Invasion of Taiwan Could Destabilize Japan

By Travis Sanderson
In the event of an invasion, Taiwanese with the financial resources to do so would likely flee to Japan. Is Tokyo ready?

Homeless Men Denied Shelter During Japan’s Typhoon Hagibis
October 17, 2019

Homeless Men Denied Shelter During Japan’s Typhoon Hagibis

By Thisanka Siripala
As Japan recovers from the worst storm in decades, reports of a Tokyo shelter rejecting homeless evacuees has sparked international outrage.

Japan Looks for Missing After Typhoon Hagibis Kills Dozens
October 14, 2019

Japan Looks for Missing After Typhoon Hagibis Kills Dozens

By Jae C. Hong and Yuri Kageyama
Typhoon Hagibis unleashed torrents of rain and strong winds this weekend in central and northern Japan.

Japan Mulls Mass Pardon of Petty Crimes to Mark New Emperor’s Enthronement
October 11, 2019

Japan Mulls Mass Pardon of Petty Crimes to Mark New Emperor’s Enthronement

By Thisanka Siripala
The tradition of pardoning crimes in light of major imperial events brings into question the need for amnesty in the criminal justice system.
Following North Korean SLBM Test, Japan Conducts Missile Interceptor Drill in Tokyo
October 10, 2019

Following North Korean SLBM Test, Japan Conducts Missile Interceptor Drill in Tokyo

By Ankit Panda
The test was the first of its kind in six years.

How Public Discourse Keeps the ‘Domestic’ and the ‘Foreign’ Separate in Japan
October 10, 2019

How Public Discourse Keeps the ‘Domestic’ and the ‘Foreign’ Separate in Japan

By Xiaochen Su
Caricatured images pervade Japanese portrayals and understanding of foreigners.
Sea of Japan Collision Incident Highlights North Korean Illegal Fishing Activities
October 08, 2019

Sea of Japan Collision Incident Highlights North Korean Illegal Fishing Activities

By Ankit Panda
A collision between a Japanese patrol boat and a North Korean fishing trawler highlights the risks.

Will Japan’s Latest Consumption Tax Hike Cause an Economic Slowdown? 
October 04, 2019

Will Japan’s Latest Consumption Tax Hike Cause an Economic Slowdown? 

By Thisanka Siripala
Despite global economic turmoil, the new tax rebate fails to sweeten the governments unpopular tax increase. 

South Koreans Flock to Study Japan Amid Ongoing Tensions
October 03, 2019

South Koreans Flock to Study Japan Amid Ongoing Tensions

By Tae-jun Kang
As tensions persist between Japan and South Korea, Japan-related book titles have seen a surge in popularity in South Korea.

October 1944: Remembering One of the Largest Battles in Naval History
October 03, 2019

October 1944: Remembering One of the Largest Battles in Naval History

By Robert Farley
The United States brought over 300 ships to the invasion of the island of Leyte in the Philippines.
The True Meaning of American Leadership in the Korea-Japan Crisis
October 02, 2019

The True Meaning of American Leadership in the Korea-Japan Crisis

By Brian J. Kim
What does American leadership even mean?

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