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U.S. President Joe Biden speaks in Syracuse, New York, on April 25.
JAPAN / Politics
May 2, 2024
Biden calls ally Japan ‘xenophobic’ along with rivals China and Russia
One of the reasons the U.S. economy is growing is because of immigrants, which countries like Japan shun, President Joe Biden said at a fundraising event.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
May 22, 2022
'Quad' members to launch tracking system to monitor illegal fishing by China
The alliance will track illegal fishing from the Indian Ocean to the South Pacific by connecting surveillance centers in Singapore and India.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 19, 2022
Suzuki Motor reportedly to invest ¥150 billion for electric vehicle production in India
Suzuki has decided to build a new electric vehicle production line in India with the aim of starting operations as early as 2025, the Nikkei daily said.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Mar 3, 2022
‘We are on our side’: Across Asia, a mixed reaction to Ukraine war
Generals in Myanmar have called Russia's actions 'the right thing to do.” India, meanwhile, abstained from a U.N. Security Council resolution condemning the attack.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Feb 21, 2022
Soaring gasoline bad timing for Asian governments facing voters
Soaring gasoline prices are fanning inflation and causing a headache for governments and central banks worldwide.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 26, 2022
Japan and allies look to hold 'Quad' foreign minister talks in February
Among likely agenda items for the meeting are members' cooperation in such fields as security and the economy toward realizing a 'free and open Indo-Pacific.'
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Jan 11, 2022
Pacific may be most likely to see 'strategic surprise,' U.S. policymaker says
The comments by U.S. Indo-Pacific coordinator Kurt Campbell were apparently in reference to possible Chinese ambitions to establish Pacific-island bases.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Dec 15, 2021
Beijing turns to hybrid 'lawfare' to expand its borders
China has become quite adept at waging “lawfare” — the misuse and abuse of law for political and strategic ends.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Oct 25, 2021
La Nina threatens to worsen energy crisis with colder winter
Northeastern Asia is expected to be particularly hard hit, at a time when China and other nations are grappling with surging fuel prices.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 27, 2021
The young female climate activists driving change in Asia
A number of young women in the region are stepping forward to demand greater action on one of the defining issues of this generation.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Apr 18, 2021
The 'Quad' has the potential to become a truly historic undertaking
Last month, U.S. President Joe Biden invited the leaders of Japan, Australia and India to join him online for a Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (“Quad”). Under the Trump administration, the foreign ministers of the Quad countries had convened twice since 2018, but the March 2021 summit represented...
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Apr 4, 2021
Is the 'Asian century' really here?
Some regard the current crisis as a tipping point that will accelerate Asia's global resurgence. They point out that Asian countries managed the pandemic better than the West did.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Feb 10, 2021
Don’t isolate Myanmar
Crippling U.S.-led sanctions from the late 1980s paved the way for China to become Myanmar's dominant trading partner and investor.
EDITORIALS
Dec 3, 2019
Common enmity shouldn't guide Japan-India ties
The Japan-India partnership must focus on genuine accomplishments and securing prosperity and stability for both nations' peoples.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Oct 25, 2018
The linchpins for a rules-based Indo-Pacific
the Abe-Modi summit offers an opportunity to discuss how the Tokyo-New Delhi duet can contribute to the larger U.S.-initiated effort to build strategic equilibrium, power stability and maritime security in the Indo-Pacific.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Jul 24, 2018
How Japan can save the Indo-Pacific strategy
The Free and Open Indo-Pacific strategy presents Japan an opportunity to play a leadership role in the region.
COMMENTARY / Japan
Jul 24, 2018
It's too early to write off the Indo-Pacific strategy
The Indo-Pacific framework and Quad should focus on the relative advantages of each member state while upholding values that meets the overarching theme of promoting a Free and Open Indo-Pacific.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
May 7, 2018
Changing Indo-Pacific power dynamics
Japanese and Indian efforts to improve relations with Beijing work to China's advantage
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 11, 2018
Singapore is Asia's best at attracting talent for fifth year in a row, survey shows
Singapore ranked first in Asia in attracting and fostering talent for the fifth consecutive year, a reflection of the city-state's strong education system and its ability to build a diverse workforce.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 19, 2018
Japan, U.S., Australia and India look to establish alternative to China's Belt and Road Initiative
Four nations discuss establishing a joint regional infrastructure project in an attempt to counter Beijing's multibillion-dollar initiative and growing influence.

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Traditional folk rituals like Mizudome-no-mai (dance to stop the rain) provide a sense of agency to a population that feels largely powerless in the face of the climate crisis.
As climate extremes intensify, Japan embraces ancient weather rituals