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Jul 09, 2020
【#699(Special)】Prevent Japan’s Cutting-Edge Technologies from Flowing Out Overseas
Tadashi Narabayashi Japan’s Fugaku supercomputer, co-developed by the government-backed Riken research institute and Fujitsu Ltd., has won the world’s top spot in computing speed and three other performance categories. After Japan’s K supercomputer recorded the world’s then fastest speed of 8,162 trillion .... <Read more>
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Jul 08, 2020
【#698(Special)】Does Shizuoka Governor Recognize National Interest Loss?
Fumio Ota At a meeting with Central Japan Railway Co. President Shin Kaneko on June 26, Shizuoka Prefecture Governor Heita Kawakatsu refused to approve the company’s construction work for its planned Linear Chuo Shinkansen maglev railway line for the reason that the work could affect water resources in the .... <Read more>

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【#697(Special)】Japan Should Not Be Too Sympathetic to China
Takashi Arimoto Do not be too sympathetic to China. This is a message to Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party and Komeito party in regard to their attitude on China’s enforcement of the Hong Kong national security law to enhance control on the former British colony. In contrast to major opposition parties that

【#696】Consider National Security in Doing Business with China
Masahiko Hosokawa As the U.S.-China conflict escalates, Japanese business sector’s consciousness of national security is a matter of concern. Business opportunities in the huge Chinese market naturally cannot be ignored. But at the same time, unless Japanese businesses retain national security risks in mind, they could tread on American tiger tail.