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Indonesia Seeks to Win US and Japanese Investment Fleeing China
July 11, 2020

Indonesia Seeks to Win US and Japanese Investment Fleeing China

By Bob Savic
Jakarta scrambles to capture U.S. and Japanese corporate relocations out of China as geopolitical and coronavirus pandemic concerns intensify 

Japan Should Continue to Speak up on the Chinese Government’s Human Rights Abuses
June 30, 2020

Japan Should Continue to Speak up on the Chinese Government’s Human Rights Abuses

By Teppei Kasai
Taking a tough, meaningful stand against Beijing is not easy, but Tokyo must continue to demonstrate the depth of its commitments to human rights.
Japan’s Challenges Balancing National Security and Economics
June 04, 2020

Japan’s Challenges Balancing National Security and Economics

By Michio Ueda
National security and economic interests are perhaps more tightly bound together than ever before.

Survey Finds Overwhelming Support for Closing Illegal Wildlife Markets
May 26, 2020

Survey Finds Overwhelming Support for Closing Illegal Wildlife Markets

By Luke Hunt
Reshaping East Asian opinion for a post-coronavirus world.

The Rise of Japan’s Governors: Central-Local Relations During a Pandemic
May 12, 2020

The Rise of Japan’s Governors: Central-Local Relations During a Pandemic

By Michio Ueda
While Japan’s central government moved slowly to respond to COVID-19, prefectural governors sprung into action. That could have lasting consequences.

What Will Tokyo’s Postponed Olympics Mean for Japanese Politics?
May 02, 2020

What Will Tokyo’s Postponed Olympics Mean for Japanese Politics?

By Kristo Tamm
Shinzo Abe’s legacy is on the line.

China’s Worrying Military Exercises Near Taiwan 
April 17, 2020

China’s Worrying Military Exercises Near Taiwan 

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
China’s moves in the region, despite the pandemic, are only likely to generate fear and inspire greater cooperation with Washington.  
Tokyo Has No ‘Plan B’ for Another Olympic Postponement
April 14, 2020

Tokyo Has No ‘Plan B’ for Another Olympic Postponement

By Associated Press
Organizers are proceeding under the assumption the Olympics will open on July 23, 2021.

Japan’s Leader Slammed Over ‘Stay Home’ Shutdown Tweet
April 13, 2020

Japan’s Leader Slammed Over ‘Stay Home’ Shutdown Tweet

By Associated Press
"An elegant tweet despite a national crisis," blared a headline in the Nikkan Sports tabloid. "Abe the aristocrat!!" 

Don’t Get Too Excited, ‘Quad Plus’ Meetings Won’t Cover China
April 09, 2020

Don’t Get Too Excited, ‘Quad Plus’ Meetings Won’t Cover China

By Derek Grossman
The Quad Plus may actually jeopardize what, in recent years, has become the Quad’s primary mission long-term: signalling unified resolve to counter China’s growing assertiveness in the Indo-Pacific.

Tokyo Olympic Flame Taken Off Display; Next Stop Unclear
April 08, 2020

Tokyo Olympic Flame Taken Off Display; Next Stop Unclear

By Associated Press
Too keep people from gathering, Japan has taken the flame to an undisclosed location.
Japan’s Prime Minister to Declare State of Emergency as Early as Tuesday
April 06, 2020

Japan’s Prime Minister to Declare State of Emergency as Early as Tuesday

By Associated Press
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that he will declare a state of emergency for Tokyo and six other prefectures, but that there will be no hard lockdowns.

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