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.
US farmers and food justice advocates have published a statement of solidarity with Indian farmers who are protesting unpopular new laws and “the forces of neoliberalism” imposed at the prompting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s far right, Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party
This SNA Speakeasy features Hiroki Takeuchi on the theme of “Japan at the Center of Trade Rulemaking in Asia-Pacific.”
Sri Lanka has announced that it is pulling out of a deal with Japan to develop a section of its main port of Colombo, marking the second time within six months that a major agreement has fallen through.
More than eighty historians of fascism and authoritarianism from around the world have signed an open letter warning that US democracy is in existential peril and urging people to take action now before it’s too late to save it.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported in the first half of September 2020.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported in the last half of August 2020.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported in the last half of July 2020.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported in the first half of June 2020.
The second inauguration ceremony for President Tsai Ing-wen was held today, marking the start of Tsai’s second term as president after her January 2020 election victory.