Tag Archives: Japan

Mapping Social Cohesion in Asia

How does cohesion develop in Asian societies? And which factors determine its strength?

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My Great-Grandfather. War Hero?

Scott Tong travels to China to discover how his great-grandfather saved the Tong family village during World War Two.

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Seven Challenges for an Asian Century

To reach its full potential, Asia will need to overcome seven key challenges in the 21st century.

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The Globalist’s Top Thirteen Features by Jean-Pierre Lehmann

A selection of the most interesting features by Jean-Pierre Lehmann.

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China in My Life — A Personal Journey: The 1980s

How did China react to Japan’s economic boom in the 1980s — and its financial meltdown in the 1990s?

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China in My Life — A Personal Journey: The 1960s

What happened when China was eclipsed by the rise of neighboring Japan?

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China in My Life — A Personal Journey: The 1950s

How does the emergence of China look through the prism of a Westerner’s life?

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Dining Alone in a Hyper-Competitive World

What can solo dining tell us about the way of life we lead?

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Japan’s Looming Imperial Abdication

Japan’s succession will provide the country with symbols of its past, though some will try to hijack them as markers for the future.

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Reimagining China and Asia

How are Asian countries responding to the steady erosion of U.S. power in the region? And how is China playing its hand?

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