Tag Archives: Japan

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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Trump’s Trade War Is Getting More Serious

In the tit-for-tat retaliation gaming with the United States over imposing tariffs, China is at a disadvantage.

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When a Trade Agreement Represents a Global Vision

By moving forward with the bilateral trade deal, Japan and the EU are making clear that the global appetite for trade deals outside of the U.S. remains strong.

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Mapping Social Cohesion in Asia

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

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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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