The world of business has become globalized at senior levels, but the one advanced nation that still treats its corporate leaders very differently based upon foreign nationality alone is Japan.
This SNA Speakeasy features Gracia Liu-Farrer on the theme of “Immigrant Japan.”
The Covid-19 crisis became a dominating issue for the world, and Japan is no exception. This is a timeline of the events so far.
Among Japanese corporate leaders there are a handful who openly and proudly espouse racist views with little or no penalty from the government or business partners.
The English teacher in Japan subculture has gained a chronicler, as a murder mystery novel has been published set within their world.
Oceans containing more plastic waste than fish may seem like a dystopian fantasy, but by some estimates we may reach that point in the first half of this century. To heighten awareness of this crisis is Catherine Jane Fisher’s objective in her art display in a shop window near Shibuya Station.
This SNA Speakeasy features Hiroki Takeuchi on the theme of “Japan at the Center of Trade Rulemaking in Asia-Pacific.”
An ugly legal battle has broken out in recent months between one of the biggest names in Japan’s multi-billion dollar pachinko industry and his own daughter, who accuses him of trying to pressure her financially to divorce her husband because he is black.
This SNA Speakeasy features Brian Hioe on the theme of “Taiwan’s Response to the Hong Kong Crackdown.”
This SNA Speakeasy features Takatane Kiuchi on the theme of “Opposition Party Consolidation.”