The Covid-19 crisis became a dominating issue for the world, and Japan is no exception.
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.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported in the last half of April 2020.
This SNA Speakeasy features Simone Chun on the theme of “Landslide for Korea’s Democratic Party.”
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Seoul has been transformed by the Covid-19 coronavirus, or, more accurately, by the social response it has engendered. Close to 90% of the Koreans on the street now wearing white masks, and other visible changes are manifest.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported in the last half of February 2020.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported in the first half of February 2020.
Whereas most Japanese political parties, whether the ruling conservatives or the mainstream opposition, effectively have little in the way of fixed party policies, the Japan Communist Party, the nation’s oldest political party, is very different, taking its own platforms very seriously.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported in the last half of January 2020.