REGIONAL

Is education in Japan really so bad?

By Ikuko Tsuboya-Newell
- via The Japan Times    Sep 26, 2017

Let's have more confidence and say we are not doing too bad in the educational field, despite the government's low spending.

Race, Gender, Region: Understanding the Decline in U.S. Life Expectancy

By Thomas J. Bollyky
- via Foreign Affairs    Dec 16, 2017

Last week, the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), part of the U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, released its 2015 mortalit...

Trump's Bluff on North Korea Will Not Work

By Philip H. Gordon
- via Foreign Affairs    May 16, 2017

Writing in the Nikkei Asian Review, Philip Gordon argues that Trump’s approach to North Korea is unlikely to work—and could come back t...

BUSINESS

There’s no business like a star’s personal business

By Philip Brasor
- via The Japan Times    Sep 16, 2017

If you’ve got a Twitter account in Japan, you’ve probably seen the promoted tweets for Netflix featuring comedian Sanma Akashiya. In th...

TWSE: Cultivating Growth

   Sep 01, 2017

When gauging a country's economic prospects, analysts first study the historical performance of its financial market and activity that characterize...

Wendell Trading reaps what it has sowed

By Jan Onghanseng
-    Aug 29, 2017

For its openness to rapid changes in the country and business and the quickness to adapt, Wendell Trading Corp. reflects Singapore’s similar succes...

CULTURE & TRAVEL

You may be telling everyone where you live on Instagram

   Jul 08, 2014

All heavy Instagram users should heed this warning: the “Add to Photo Map” function may be showing your stalkers where you work, where you hang out...

Japanese-style hospitality at the heart of Eurasia

By Francis Pacheco
-    Aug 28, 2017

Located at the heart of Kazakhstan's financial and cultural center, Rixos Almaty takes in pride in how its own brand of service and makes sure that...

Poland’s Jet Story finds success in the U.S. and Europe

By Jan Onghanseng
-    Aug 31, 2016

With a recent change in brand, Polish business jet operator Jet Story is hoping to attract a larger clientele, specifically in Western Europe and t...

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Taiwan 2017

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In the 1950s and 1960s, Taiwan embarked on a program of industrialization so transformative that it would become known, by the 1970s, as the Taiwan Economic Miracle. With the help of international partners such as the United States and through the concerted efforts of Taiwan’s government and people, our economy rapidly transitioned over the latter half of the 20th century from labor-intensive sectors to high-tech manufacturing, which set the stage for Taiwan’s emergence as a world-leading technology hub. Today, the country plays an indispensable role in the global supply chain...
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Southern California 2017

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2017 has been a year of sharp policy shifts all over the planet. Amid this complicated backdrop, continuity in the perennially strong U.S.-Japan relationship has become crucial in assuring stability not only in the Asia-Pacific Region, but also around the world. Following the February meeting between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President Donald Trump that included a round of golf, both leaders acknowledged how much they value the relationship, with the U.S. president describing the U.S.-Japan alliance as a “cornerstone of peace” in the Asia-Pacific region, while citing Japan ...
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