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Guy Faulconbridge
For Guy Faulconbridge's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
Japan Times
WORLD
Sep 28, 2022
'Sham' referendum in Ukraine results point to Russia annexation
The U.S. will introduce a resolution at the United Nations Security Council calling on member states not to recognize any change to Ukraine and obligating Russia to withdraw its troops.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Sep 13, 2022
Xi to meet Putin in first trip outside China since start of pandemic
The trip shows Xi is confident about both his grip on power at home and about his role as a world leader at a time of renewed great power friction.
Japan Times
WORLD / ANALYSIS
Jul 23, 2022
Putin bets on an ancient weapon in Ukraine: time
Nearly five months since the invasion began, Russia is hoping that Western resolve will be sapped by alarm over surging global energy and food prices that the war has helped to stoke.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 31, 2022
Peace talks on Ukraine: Russia's red lines unchanged
Russia and Ukraine are talking about a peace deal while their soldiers kill each other, but there has been no breakthrough and they remain far apart on the question of territory.
Japan Times
WORLD / ANALYSIS
Mar 17, 2022
From the Kremlin, Putin ponders war and peace
Three weeks into its invasion, Russia is battling fierce resistance from Ukrainian forces and has yet to achieve its stated aims.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 7, 2022
Qatar Airways seeks more than $600 million in Airbus A350 dispute
Qatar Airways says its national regulator has ordered it to stop flying 21 out of its 53 A350 jets as problems appeared, prompting a bitter dispute with Airbus.
Japan Times
WORLD
Nov 30, 2021
Barbados ditches Britain's Queen Elizabeth to become a republic
The birth of the republic severs almost all of the colonial bonds that have tied the island to England, but some also wonder what this transition actually means.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Oct 6, 2021
Brexit cold turkey: U.K. tries to kick 25-year imported labor habit
Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit experiment — unique among major economies — has further strained supply chains already creaking.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Mar 16, 2021
Booster vaccines are the future in battle with COVID-19, genome expert says
The measure may be necessary because the novel coronavirus mutates around once every two weeks, requiring tweaks to vaccines.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 16, 2020
The future of media: more digital and more economic pain, Reuters Institute says
The coronavirus outbreak has prompted a significant increase in news consumption but the economic turmoil is forcing news businesses to accelerate their move to digital, The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism said.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics / FOCUS
Mar 26, 2019
Shakespeare's birthplace of Stratford mirrors a 'scepter'd isle' riven by Brexit discontent
In William Shakespeare's ancient birthplace, discontent over Brexit runs even deeper than three years ago when this "scepter'd isle" shocked the world by voting to leave the European Union.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
May 26, 2014
UKIP victorious in EU vote
Britain's U.K. Independence Party stormed to victory Sunday in European elections, riding a tide of Euroskepticism and anxiety about immigration to beat Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party, partial results showed.

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