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Speaking out

May 31, 2021   Calls are growing for cancelling the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics for four major reasons: (1) novel coronavirus infections may expand with the visit of many foreign athletes and oth...

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May 24, 2021   The Japan Institute for National Fundamentals released policy proposals titled “The Answer to Decarbonization Is Nuclear Power” on April 12 calling for constructing 24 new and additio...

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May 24, 2021   South Korea under President Moon Jae In has rejected value-oriented diplomacy. A U.S.-South Korea summit on May 21 led me to conclude so. Refraining from criticizing China by name ...

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May 24, 2021   On May 10, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it blocked Fast Retailing Co.’s Uniqlo brand shirts on concerns they violated a ban on cotton products produced in China’s Xinji...

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May 19, 2021   In the previous “Speaking Out” column dated May 17, I pointed out that discussions on a revision to Japan’s Immigration Control Act over the treatment of those avoiding deportation (f...

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May 17, 2021   At Japan’s parliament, ruling and opposition parties have been fiercely confronting with each other on a revision to the Immigration Control Act that sets rules on the treatment of fo...

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May 17, 2021   After being criticized for being unaware of Chinese threats, Europe is wakening up at last. Europe joined Japan and the United States to warn against China as shown by a joint stat...

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May 17, 2021   Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has announced a target of cutting Japan’s greenhouse gas emissions in fiscal 2030 by 46% from fiscal 2013. The conventional wisdom is that not o...

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May 10, 2021   Japan must make more efforts than any other country to respect human rights and protect democracy. The first reason for this is that respect for human rights and democracy represen...

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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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