This SNA Speakeasy features Glen S. Fukushima on the theme of “US Presidential Election and US-East Asian Relations.”
This SNA Speakeasy features Sophie Knight on the theme of “Social Impact of the Fukushima Disaster.”
Chinese military activities around Taiwan have visibly escalated in past weeks. Apart from military exercises conducted in the area, a visit to Taiwan by US Undersecretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Keith Krach saw consecutive days of warplanes sent into Taiwanese airspace.
This SNA Speakeasy features Dianna Cohen on the theme of “The Global Crisis of Plastic Pollution.”
On August 28, Toshimitsu Motegi, Japan’s foreign minister, was giving an official press conference to reporters in Japanese. A foreign reporter for Japan Times, Magdalena Osumi, asked some questions in Japanese. When Osumi followed up on a point he left unclear, Motegi responded to her in English.
A political spat between high-ranking Nationalist Party (KMT) and Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) politicians broke out last month after comments by former President Ma Ying-jeou of the KMT regarding Taiwan’s national defense.
Dateline Tokyo, our series of short reports on major news developments in Japan, for September 2020
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported in the first half of September 2020.
For a time, Chi Chia-wei says many people thought he was the only gay person in Taiwan. He was the first Taiwanese to come out publicly on television, and for many the only gay person they could see.
This SNA Speakeasy features James D. J. Brown on the theme of “Japan-Russia Relations in the Post-Abe Era.”