Welcome to the December 2019 installment of “Sino-Japanese Review,” a monthly column that provides a running commentary on the evolution of the important relationship between China and Japan, and helps...
Japan felt the impact of climate change in floods and heatwaves this year - but few Japanese people joined the environmental protests which swept the globe.
Sunday, December 15 marked 53 years since the murder of a Japanese postwar icon Rikidōzan. Some may know of him as the Godfather of Japanese puroresu (pro wrestling), but that’s...
The Tokyo Global Dialogue raised tough questions about the future of the liberal order and how it should respond to both populism and the rise of China.
By engaging in a debate over the constitution, not just bluntly opposing revision, Japan's opposition could more fully represent its supporters' interests.
While Chinese people have increasingly positive views of Japan, Japanese people still have significant reservations about China despite improving relations.
Japan's neo-conservatives have much in common with their U.S. counterparts - but for all their political power, they have accomplished few of their goals.
China's universities' global rankings have risen while Japan's fall - but many Chinese students still study in Japan and form a bridge between the nations.
As the new Emperor is crowned, Japan's Imperial bloodline is down to only three heirs. Can the conservative post-war rules of succession finally be changed?
As the Japan - South Korea dispute continues, the U.S. should ignore its "do-something" instinct and give its partners space to handle their own issues.