Takatoshi Ito

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Japan’s quiet Olympics

Commentary / World Jul 16, 2021

Japan’s quiet Olympics

Whatever happens this summer, Prime Minister Suga will face a party leadership election in September, and then a general election before the end of the full term in October.

Commentary / World Jun 9, 2010

Trapped in 'Euroland'

TOKYO — The euro zone is sometimes dubbed "Euroland" by Americans (and some Asians). Given its echoes of "Disneyland," a place of fantasy, that is a far more mocking than useful nickname. Ever since the euro was first proposed, skeptics (mostly American) and believers (mostly ...