Tag Archives: Japan

Firsts in 2010

What “firsts” in economics, politics, technology and demographics occurred in 2010?

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Southeast Asia: From Trade Wind to Typhoon

Trade brought prosperity to many of the trading sultanates which lined the coast of the archipelago and peninsula.

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Health Consequences of Overwork

Death by overwork affects not only the families of the deceased, but also the industries they worked in and the national economy.

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The Social Burden of Depression in Japan

Aside from the effects on health and on people’s well-being, depression in Japan exacts a heavy economic toll on individuals, families and on society as a whole.

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A New Dawn for Japan’s Imperial Diplomacy?

How will Japan’s new emperor fare when it comes to promoting Japan’s image and interests overseas?

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Japan’s Imperial Misunderstanding

The abdication of Emperor Akihito of Japan causes us to rethink the nature of his rule.

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Can Japan Be Great Again?

Shinzo Abe will have a hard time to make his vision of a Japan as the biggest Asian power a reality.

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Japan Enters a New Imperial Era

Japan enters an era of “beautiful harmony” as a new emperor ascends to the throne. But beneath the surface is a rising militarism.

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UK: Exit from Brexit — and Think About Japan

Why Britain needs to pause Article 50, prepare a second referendum and think of Japan’s economic fate.

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Japan’s High-Speed Rail

While pioneering Japan is no longer home to the biggest high-speed rail network in the world, it remains premiere.

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