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08
Aug
2013

Photo Gallery - 'Seeing Japan' art exhibition

View the photo gallery from the Seeing Japan exhibition which was held in the School of Art Foyer Gallery from July 1-13, 2013.

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08
Aug
2013

Brad Glosserman on whether Abe is able

A US based Asia-Pacific expert visiting the ANU has cast doubt on a strategy to boost Japan’s economy by encouraging more female participation in the workforce, arguing conservative attitudes will stymie the plan.

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31
Jul
2013

Rikki Kersten on Japan's half-upper house election results

Rikki Kersten looks at the recent election results and whether they point to a resurgence in nationalism in Japan.

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31
Jul
2013

New ANU Fujitsu supercomputer - Australia's most powerful

The nation’s most powerful computer was officially launched today at the opening of the National Computational Infrastructure (NCI) high performance computing centre at The Australian National University (ANU).

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31
Jul
2013

Toshiya Takahashi on Japan's 2013 defence white paper

Japan’s new defence white paper was released by the Abe government in July 2013. The key security concerns, China and North Korea, appear again as they did in the 2012 paper that was drafted under the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) government.

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22
Jul
2013

Peter Drysdale asks can Japan do migration?

Yesterday, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had a sweeping victory in Japan’s House of Councillors election, delivering a majority in both houses of the Japanese Diet.

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20
Jul
2013

Ben Ascione on Japan's regional diplomacy

As Japan heads to its upper house election on 21 July, a victory for the Shinzō Abe-led Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), reinforcing its December 2012 lower house election win, looks likely.

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15
Jul
2013

Tessa Morris-Suzuki on the rebranding of Abe nationalism

Tessa Morris-Suzuki takes a look at the rebranding of Abe nationalism in recent Japanese media in her Japan Focus article

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12
Jul
2013

Video - Michael Le Grand on Seeing Japan

In this video we talk to artist Michael Le Grand about what inspires him about Japan, as well as showcasing some of the eye-popping items and talent on display in the Seeing Japan art exhibition.

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12
Jul
2013

Hitoshi Abe on saving Sendai

Architects are helping local Japanese rebuild their lives after one of the worst disasters in the country’s history.

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