Is Japan Willing to Pay the Price of Sanctioning Russia?
By Christopher Edward Carroll
Prime Minister Kishida has moved forward with sanctions on Russia after its invasion of Ukraine. So far the public is willing to shoulder the economic burden.
South Korea Is Key to Improving Asia’s Financial Safety Net
By Kyle Ferrier
Seoul has played a key role in formulating and improving the regional currency swap deal designed to offset another financial crisis.
North Korea Crisis Hits Asia’s Biggest Economies
By Anthony Fensom
Heightened tensions on the Korean Peninsula are already impacting regional economies.
Japan Election Results: It's the Economy, Abe
By Mina Pollmann
After a big victory by the ruling coalition, all eyes turn toward the potential for economic reforms.
Brexit: The Consequences for Japan
By Tomohiko Taniguchi
Japan's deepening political, economic, and security ties with the U.K. now seem less consequential.
Abenomics’ Structural Reform Problem
By Clint Richards
Abe’s economic policies still provide short-term relief, but are they a long-term solution?
South Korea’s Economy: Back on Target?
Its latest quarterly GDP figure beat estimates, but some challenges remain.