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Speaking out

April 12, 2021   On April 7, mayoral by-elections took place in Seoul and Busan to elect new mayors to serve the remaining one year of the term after sexual harassment scandals forced the Busan mayo...

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April 12, 2021   Since early March when 220 Chinese fishing boats appeared in the vicinity of the South China Sea’s Whitsun Reef on which the Philippines claims jurisdiction, some of the ships still...

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April 12, 2021   The Japanese government’s decision to release water including radioactive tritium from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station of Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings ...

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April 5, 2021   The Komeito party, which is supported by Soka Gakkai as Japan’s largest religious organization and has formed a ruling coalition with the Liberal Democratic Party, has regarded itsel...

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April 5, 2021   A Japan-U.S. summit in Washington on April 16 represents U.S. President Joe Biden’s first face-to-face meeting with a foreign leader since his inauguration in January, indicating how...

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March 29, 2021   Should Japan remain hesitant to take actions against China’s human right abuse? If Japan values human rights, the time is ripe for Japan to impose substantial sanctions on China. ...

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March 23, 2021   In the March 18 Speaking Out (#774) column, I pointed out concerns over investment in Rakuten Inc. by Japan Post Holdings Co. and a subsidiary of Chinese information technology gian...

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March 22, 2021   On March 17, the Sapporo District Court issued a ruling on the same-sex marriage issue. Three male and one female couples failed to have their respective same-sex marriage registrat...

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March 22, 2021   Talks between top U.S. and Chinese foreign policy officials in Anchorage, Alaska, were significant in that the Chinese side boiled over and gave away their true feelings while the...

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March 16, 2021   On March 9, the Japan Institute for National Fundamentals invited Paul Kennedy, professor of history at Yale University and author of “The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers,” a gl...

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