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2018/10/14 | Global Voices
Japanese TV Show Slammed for Exploiting Migrant Deportations as Entertainment
The reality show, officially promoted by Japan's Immigration Bureau, is being labeled an 'international embarrassment.'
2018/10/06 | Atlas Obscura
This Japanese Candy Artist Is Taking Her Sugar Stardom Worldwide
'Candy5,' who practices traditional Japanese amezaiku candy art, has performed at the Epcot Center and art exhibitions around the world.
Is Japan Back in the 'Great Power' Ring?
How will Japan navigate its relations with the US and China as it re-engages with the world militarily?
2018/05/09 | Policy Forum
East Asia's Biggest Problem: Aging
All three countries at this week's Trilateral Summit are facing a demographic crunch, but China may have it the worst.
2018/04/26 | The Interpreter
Despite New Discovery, Japan Can't Match China's Rare Earth Dominance
Japan's discovery of 16 million tons of high-value metals on the ocean floor means little if they cannot exploit them.
2018/04/20 | Morley J Weston
Thailand vs Taiwan: Who Wins the Startup Head to Head?
A debate between the advantages of Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand and Japan has Taiwan come out looking alright.
Hereditary Politics Is Rife in Japan
The majority of candidates for top political posts in Japan come from families with a background in government.
2017/12/20 |
Talk of a Northeast Asia Nuclear Arms Race Is Overdone and Unhelpful
Pyongyang is clearly in a hurry to develop its inter-continental ballistic missile capability, but responses in the region are measured and suggest an underlying culture of restraint.
China Reels in East China Sea Island Fishing
China appears to have instructed its boisterous fishing fleet to stand down as expectations of a repeat of 2016 tensions around the Diaoyu Islands failed to materialize this summer and fall.
2017/11/05 | Malcolm Cook
Duterte Basks in 'Golden Age' of Philippines-Japan Relations
The continued Japanese generosity led President Duterte to declare the dawn of a 'golden age in the strategic partnership' between the two countries.
2017/11/01 | Toshihiro Menju
Immigration Can Solve Japan's Population Problem
For the sake of a brighter future, Japan must start a national debate on accepting immigrants and the government should adopt more proactive approaches.
2017/09/29 | Shashank Joshi
With an Eye on Beijing, India and Japan Double Down
While the security architecture of Asia in some flux, the future of the India-Japan relationship is looking very healthy indeed.