The APEC summit is just over a week away and all stops are out in Beijing to make it an economic and diplomatic triumph, despite the huge underlying challenges in managing China’s relations with the region.
Call for Participation - primarily for PhD students. The program is run by Kogakkan University in collaboration with Ise City. Travel, accommodation and meals are covered by the program. See the Kogakkan University website for more information and application details: http://ise-japan.kogakkan-u.ac.jp/
After two decades of stagnant growth and the Fukushima triple disaster, Japan appears more confident both domestically and internationally.
East Asia Forum - Shiori Shakuto-Neoh on Japan’s elderly in Malaysia, like shooting stars in the twilight
With a quarter of the population above 65 years old, Japan has become a ‘super-aged society’.
Statement of Intent signed by Prime Ministers Abe and Abbott during visit to Australia
Territorial disputes and finalising TPP agreements are higher on the list of priorities than challenging the ICJ decision on Japanese scientific whaling.
Abe’s visit is an opportunity to strengthen the Australia-Japan relationship writes Shiro Armstrong.
ANU College of Law scholars on what constitutional re-interpretation really means for Japan and its neighbours.