- Last week on Nippon.com
Here’s a run-down of the content posted last week (November 7 to 11) in English here on Nippon.com:
The Importance of Maritime Security: Prime Minister Noda Yoshihiko has signaled his intention to make proposals related to South China Sea maritime security at the East Asia Summit. Editorial board member Kawashima Shin examines potential problems in the region and outlines reasons for Noda’s proposal in the editors’ column.
Exploring Kenninji’s Beauty: A 360˚ immersive panorama of Kenninji, the oldest Zen Buddhist temple in Kyoto. Explore the temple interior, including its famed ceiling painting of two dragons and Fūjin raijinzu painted screen, with this photographic tour that takes you where you want to go. (See more 360˚ panoramas and other visual tours of Japanese sites in our Images section.)
Noda’s Rocky Road: Nippon.com editor in chief Shiraishi Takashi looks at the administration of Prime Minister Noda, who took office on September 2. What are the challenges the new premier faces on the domestic and international fronts? The second half of the editorial looks at recent developments in Myanmar, a target once again of Japanese development aid.
Stay Hungry, Japan! Former prime minister Nakasone Yasuhiro speaks in this interview on the difference between the politicians of his generation and those in office today, offering advice to the sitting prime minister on what Japan needs from its leaders.
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