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Cruise Ship Carrying Taiwanese Passengers in Limbo Over Coronavirus Measures
A cruise ship carrying over 1,700 Taiwanese passengers has been sent back and forth between the ports of Taiwan and Japan.
Anxiety Heightens As Virus Spreads to Taiwan and the US
The mysterious new strain of the coronavirus has penetrated Taiwan and the United States. International health organisations urge caution.
2019/11/12 | East Asia Forum
How Will Foreign Workers Reshape Japanese Politics?
Japan's new law that allows for the entry of non-skilled foreign workers will help with the aging local economy, but it has also become a heated debate for the Japanese politicians.
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.