Tag Archives: Japan

Why I’d Rather Be A Japanese Woman Than A Japanese Man

How Japan’s culture of overwork and lack of personal space makes life even more difficult for men than women.

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Japan: To Mask or Not to Mask?

Japan’s long history of mask-wearing may be the global future.

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India/Japan: The Jugaad-Shokunin Dichotomy

Why the Japan-India relationship refuses to take off.

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Navigating the COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons from Space

A Japanese woman astronaut reflects on the pandemic

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The Moment When Japan Explodes, Each Year

Appreciating sakura in Japan

Reflections on Japan, a culture driven by hyper-accuracy and anticipatory nostalgia, and its obsession with the cherry blossom season.

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Shinzo Abe’s Legacy for Japan

Japan’s longest-serving prime minister achieved not only a stable Japan — but one with a clear view of its own identity and role in the world.

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How Angela Merkel Inspires the Japanese

Germany has always been an inspiration to Japan since the country opened itself up. These days, it may be Angela Merkel and her brand of leadership that inspires Japan the most.

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Infographic: The World — 10 Stunning Facts

10 stunning facts about the amazing world we live in.

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The West and Japan’s Response to Cheap Money

In every culture, low interest rates impact the fabric of society and mindsets in distinct ways. Each country thus develops its unique manifestation of nihilism.

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The Globalist Culinary Tour: Japan

This week, The Globalist Culinary Tour explores the food and culture of Japan.

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