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  • Hurdles Ahead for Japan as the APEC Chair

    With APEC accounting for half the world’s global economic output and 44 per cent of its trade value, Japan’s role in creating a region wide free-trade zone and developing a strategy for economic growth of the Asia Pacific is expected to be decisive for the world economy.

    February 25, 2010

    Tension in the Korean Peninsula escalates again

    The delicately maintained peace in the Korean peninsula once again looks fragile in the wake of the war of words and exchange of artillery fire along the disputed western sea border in January 2010.

    February 15, 2010

    The Ozawa Phenomena in Japanese Politics

    Ozawa’s clout, power and influence remain formidable and he is likely to remain an active player in Japanese politics.

    February 10, 2010

    China’s Missile Defence Test: Yet Another Milestone?

    China’s missile defence test could possibly up the ante in the region, with other regional powers considering measures in reaction.

    February 01, 2010

    Are Google and Chinese Communist Party Incompatible?

    There is a contradiction between the CCP methodology which is based on loyalty to the authoritarian ideology and the information age which recognizes the importance of the individual as a critical entity.

    January 28, 2010

    Hiccups in Sino-US Relations over Arms Sales to Taiwan

    The military dialogue seems likely to remain suspended over the arms sales issue; discord over Iran’s nuclear issue may increase and more war of words may define the relationships between the two countries.

    January 25, 2010

    Japan: CBW

    Japan claims that it does not possess Weapon of Mass Destructions including the Chemical and Biological Weapons.

    October-December 2009

    Japan mulls granting right to franchise to permanent foreign residents

    To gain the trust of Seoul and Beijing, the DPJ government plans to present a bill in the Diet for granting the right of franchise to foreign nationals registered as permanent residents, a majority of whom are South Korean and Chinese.

    January 21, 2010

    Agent Orange: Resonance on Vietnam-US Relations

    US troops used chemical dioxin, Agent Orange, to get rid of the green forest cover and other foliage, so as to cut the supply lines of North Vietnamese guerillas.

    October-December 2009

    Convergence of Strategic Interests between India and Japan

    The Joint Statement catapulted India-Japan strategic and global partnership to a “New Stage” in which the bilateral relationship is going to be deepened on all fronts, embracing regional, global and economic issues.

    January 07, 2010

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