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Speaking out

November 19, 2018      Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin at their talks on November 14 agreed to accelerate their countries’ negotiations on a peace treaty ba...

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November 12, 2018      The Japanese government is about to change policy to expand the acceptance of foreign workers to meet serious labor shortages. It has submitted to the parliament a bill to r...

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November 12, 2018      One of the most controversial issues at the current session of Japan’s parliament is how to expand the acceptance of foreign workers. Parliamentary discussions focus on the ...

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November 5, 2018      Germany plunged into a political turmoil when the combined share of the votes for the grand coalition parties --- the Christian Democratic/Social Union (CDU/CSU) and German S...

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November 5, 2018      At the House of Representatives Budget Committee on November 1 just after the South Korean Supreme Court ruled that Japan’s Nippon Steel and Sumitomo Metal Corp. should compe...

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October 29, 2018      China is now plagued with a trade war orchestrated by the U.S. Trump administration, while Chinese President Xi Jinping’s prestigious Belt and Road Initiative to expand China...

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October 22, 2018      David Stilwell, a retired U.S. Air Force brigadier general, was finally selected as assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs. As a strategy expert with...

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October 22, 2018      In the October 1 “Speaking Out” column, I pointed out the dangerousness of the military agreement between North and South Koreas that is set to take effect on November 1. As ...

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October 15, 2018      On October 10, a U.S. bipartisan congressional commission that monitors human rights conditions in China released an annual report denouncing the Chinese government’s repress...

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October 9, 2018      The Trump administration’s foreign policy indicates that the United States is prepared for a new cold war with China over security and trade issues. It may be reasonable to co...

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