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June 27, 2016      Ahead of the British national referendum, all other EU member countries had hoped to see Britain remaining in the European Union. It is not exaggeration to say that Britain’s vo...

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June 27, 2016      Voters supporting Britain’s leave from the European Union won in a national referendum on June 23. The result came as a great shock to the world, triggering a global stock marke...

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June 20, 2016      On June 15, a Chinese war ship passed through Japanese territorial waters around Kuchinoerabu Island in Kagoshima Prefecture. The Chinese Navy’s Dongdiao-class electronic reconn...

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June 13, 2016      A frigate of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy intruded into the contiguous zone (up to 12 nautical miles beyond territorial waters) around the Senkaku Islands in ...

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June 6, 2016      Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has postponed consumption tax hike until October 2019, while only a little more than two years are left for his Abenomics economic policy. If h...

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June 2, 2016      On May 21, I had an opportunity to attend the fifth sea memorial service that took place in Kesennuma Bay of Miyagi Prefecture for victims in the Great East Japan Earthquake, ha...

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May 30, 2016      As economic power and military power are indispensable for an independent nation, ideals and realistic appreciation are necessary for politics.      For U.S. President Barack O...

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May 23, 2016      It may be unconceivable that a U.S. president would call major cabinet members to the White House, request lectures from Japanese prime minister’s brains on tax and other econom...

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May 23, 2016      On May 20, Democratic Progressive Party leader Tsai Ingwen became Taiwan’s 14th president. I had been interested in what policy direction the first woman Taiwanese president wou...

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May 16, 2016      On May 13, the U.S. Department of Defense released an annual report on Chinese military power. It indicated a high alertness to Chinese military trends, citing three new develop...

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