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May 10, 2021   On May 6, Japan’s House of Representatives Commission on the Constitution passed a bill to revise the National Referendum Act regarding constitutional amendment procedures. The ruling...

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April 27, 2021   On April 27, the Japanese government made important cabinet decisions on comfort women and wartime Korean workers issues. It concluded the word “wartime comfort women” as inappropri...

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April 26, 2021   Japan will seek to cut greenhouse gas emissions in fiscal 2030 by 46% from fiscal 2013, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said just before participating in an online climate change summ...

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April 26, 2021   I have pointed out concern over economic security regarding investment in Rakuten Inc. by a subsidiary of Chinese information technology giant Tencent Holding Ltd. in this column si...

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April 19, 2021   Japanese newspapers might have exhausted all possible comments about the latest Japan-U.S. summit. The summary of its significance is that the Biden administration has won Japan’s c...

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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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