A selection of the most interesting features by Jean-Pierre Lehmann.
How did China react to Japan’s economic boom in the 1980s — and its financial meltdown in the 1990s?
What happened when China was eclipsed by the rise of neighboring Japan?
How does the emergence of China look through the prism of a Westerner’s life?
What can solo dining tell us about the way of life we lead?
Japan’s succession will provide the country with symbols of its past, though some will try to hijack them as markers for the future.
How are Asian countries responding to the steady erosion of U.S. power in the region? And how is China playing its hand?
For both Japan and the U.S. to benefit from a shift in trade dynamics between the two countries, weapons may be the best choice for Tokyo and Washington.
Shinzo Abe, the reelected Prime Minister, will have a hard time to make his vision of a Japan as the biggest Asian power a reality.