Jun 27, 2017

A bittersweet two decades for Hong Kong

While Chinese are immensely proud of Hong Kong's return to the motherland, there is no missing the widespread disappointment among Chinese and native Hong Kong residents as they assess the evolution of the special administrative region.

Jun 22, 2017

Feasibility of Koike's Tsukiji market decision

Yuriko Koike's plan to relocate the capital's Tsukiji wholesale market to the new site in the Toyosu waterfront area — while also redeveloping the Tsukiji site in five years without selling it off as scheduled— seems to raise more questions than answer

Jun 20, 2017

Fiery indictment of U.K. inequality

The tragedy at Grenfell Tower, the worst such disaster in British history, demands a reassessment of the attention given to the poorest and most vulnerable in British society — and a similar reckoning by other governments.