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2016.05.25 The Lure of Tainan: The “Roots” of Taiwan with Links to Japan
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2016.05.24 Are Loanwords a Threat to the Japanese Language?
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2016.05.23 Translating the Impossible Dream: “Don Quixote” and Japan
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2016.05.06 A Boy Named Bonsai
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2016.04.12 Year of the Drone
2016.03.31 Disaster and the Japanese Spirit
Alexander N. Meshcheryakov
2016.03.24 High Court Decisions Augur Long Road to Equality
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2016.03.23 China’s Resource-Consuming Economy Reaches Turning Point
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2016.03.22 Shifting the Employment Debate: “Nonregular” Focus Distracts and Misleads
Genda Yūji
2016.03.21 Where Is Asia in the US Presidential Debates?
Jeffrey Hornung
2016.03.17 The Future of the Japanese Family: Diversification or Virtualization?
Yamada Masahiro
2016.03.14 The Five-Year Struggle of a Fukushima Dairy-Farming Couple
Yamada Toshihiro
2016.03.04 Hiroshima: A Living Monument to Human Resilience
Vitaly Portnikov
2016.02.25 UN Security Council Reform: A Challenge for Japanese Diplomacy
Vitaly Portnikov
2016.02.19 Teresa Teng: An Asian Idol Loved in Japan
Hirano Kumiko
2016.02.18 Can Foreign Housekeepers Help Japanese Women Shine?
Nomura Hiroko
2016.02.16 Japan’s Crisis of Missing and Abused Children
Ishikawa Yūki
2016.02.15 The Wansei: History’s Castaways Look Homeward to Taiwan
Katakura Yoshifumi
2016.02.12 Child Poverty, the Grim Legacy of Denial
Abe Aya
2016.02.09 Spotlight on New Cancer Immunotherapy: Ono Pharmaceutical’s Opdivo
Tsukasaki Asako
2016.02.08 Abe’s Indo-Pacific “Security Diamond” Begins to Shine
Suzuki Yoshikatsu
2016.02.05 Surprise Agreement on Comfort Women Issue and the Blowback in South Korea
Roh Daniel
2016.01.28 The Geostrategic Significance of the TPP Agreement for the Asia-Pacific
Shiraishi Takashi
2016.01.19 Cultural Relations as a Double-Edged Sword: Terror in Paris and Trouble at UNESCO
Sakai Kazunari
2016.01.15 As Iran Prepares to Reengage, an Old Friend Is Waiting
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2016.01.05 Manga Artist Inoue Takehiko’s Appreciation of Gaudí
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