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Jul 11, 2019
【#605】Japan Should Seek to Create World Whale-Raising Organization
Yoshito Umezaki Japan resumed commercial whaling in its 200-mile exclusive economic zone on July 1 after its notification of the withdrawal from the International Whaling Commission on December 31, 2018, took effect on June 30. Last December, I was disappointed at Japanese media’s treatment of the .... <Read more>
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Jul 03, 2019
【#604】Japan Should Wake Up to “Third Black Ship Arrival”
Tadae Takubo “Japan’s fate was changed by the United States twice in history – the arrival of Commodore Matthew Perry’s black ship in 1853 and Japan’s defeat by the U.S. in World War II in 1945. The third black ship may approach Japan from the other side of the Pacific,” I wrote at the conclusion of my column titled “Analyzing .... <Read more>

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【#603】Clash of Values Coming after G20 Summit?
Hiroshi Yuasa Now that the Group of 20 summit for multilateral cooperation after the 2008 financial crisis has weakened its coordinating function, the flow of the whole conference will be determined by the direction of U.S.-China confrontation. U.S. President Donald Trump seeking his reelection next year will attempt to avoid any

【#602(Special)】Japan Should Unequivocally Support Hong Kong Protestors
Tsutomu Nishioka Massive protest demonstrations came in Hong Kong against a measure to put the autonomous region under the Chinese Communist Party’s suppressive regime. As the extradition bill pursued by the Hong Kong government is expected to lead pro-freedom Hong Kong citizens to be extradited to mainland China, more than