Canada-Mongolia New Comprehensive Partnership Means Business
By Bolor Lkhaajav
As the two countries celebrate 50 years of diplomatic ties, Mongolia in particular is hoping to jumpstart trade and investment.
Will Lee Jun-seok Be the Wild Card in South Korea’s General Election?
By Jason Morgan and Kenji Yoshida
The popular former party chair could rescue the ruling PPP’s chances next April – or he could torpedo the conservative party’s odds.
1 Dead, 7 Missing After US Military Osprey Aircraft Crashes off SW Japan
By Takahashi Kosuke
Japan requested U.S. Forces Japan ground Osprey transport aircraft, and the JGSDF grounded its own Ospreys amid U.S. Air Force safety concerns.
The Trends Driving Transatlantic Convergence on China
By Valbona Zeneli
With similar concerns on both sides of the Atlantic, there are six main factors that will define whether we see a policy convergence on China.
PALM10: Japan’s Chance to Engage With Pacific Island Countries
By Mina Pollmann
As China attempts to increase its influence over the PICs, Japan must marshal a strategic response that connects these states to its broader objectives in the Indo-Pacific.
Silenced in China, Grassroots Activists Commemorate the White Paper Protests Abroad
By Yaqiu Wang
A year after the massive demonstrations against draconian lockdown rules, participants have an abiding new sense of strength and responsibility.
Gender Norms and Women’s Double Burden in East Asia
By Jessica Shao and Yoolim Lee
South Korea, Japan, and China share similar issues with entrenched gender norms regarding childcare and employment, which are being reflected in their plunging birthrates.
Want to Reset China-US Relations? Bring Back Fulbright China
By Colleen O’Connor and Elizabeth M. Lynch
Restoring the Fulbright Program could be a gateway to alleviating tensions and closing the China expertise gap.
North Korea Successfully Launched Its Military Spy Satellite. What Now?
By Nah Liang Tuang
North Korea’s successful launch of a spy satellite will necessitate active counter-measures from the United States and its allies.
G7 President Japan Has a Final Chance for Energy Leadership at COP28
By Yoko Mulholland, Hanna Hakko, and Kat Petersen
As its G-7 presidency concludes, Japan has an opportunity to advance delivery of the global clean energy transition at COP28.
The Rise and Fall of Confucius Institutes in the US
By Bonnie Girard
Will the controversial Chinese government-funded programs rise again under another name?
From Green to Blue: The Political History of Ko Wen-je
By Brian Hioe and Lev Nachman
Who is the third-party candidate shaking up Taiwan's presidential race?