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Speaking out

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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March 15, 2021   Japan Post Holdings Co. and Rakuten Inc. announced their equity and business partnership on March 12, sending a shock wave throughout Japan. In response to an equity share offer b...

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March 15, 2021   The National People’s Congress of China attracted attention by passing legislation to revise Hong Kong’s electoral system before it closed on March 11. The legislation to exclude ...

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March 15, 2021   It is significant that the quadrilateral group comprising Japan, Australia, India and the United States held its first-ever leaders’ summit in a teleconference format on March 12 ...

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March 8, 2021   The Liberal Democratic Party’s junior coalition partner, the Komeito, is growing cautious of supporting a land utilization restriction bill under consideration by the government to...

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March 8, 2021   The Japanese Self-Defense Forces (SDF) may conduct hazard shooting against foreign government ship crew members trying to land on the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea, Defense...

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March 5, 2021   Harvard Law School Professor J. Mark Ramseyer’s paper titled “Contracting for sex in the Pacific War” has been criticized. The paper has been released in the Internet edition of th...

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