Polls show Japanese public’s deepening distrust of China

Author: Tobias Harris

Categories: Japan Political Pulse

While anti-Japan sentiment in China has drawn considerable attention as a possible factor constraining Beijing’s Japan policy, less attention has been paid to deepening anti-China sentiment in Japan as a factor shaping Japan’s China policy and its politics.

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Adm. Dennis Blair: At Scarborough Shoal, China is Playing with Fire

Author: Foreign Policy

Categories: In the News

If China were to start dredging on the disputed Scarborough Shoal, it would risk a potential military confrontation with the United States, Sasakawa USA Chairman and CEO Adm. Dennis Blair said Thursday in a Foreign Policy article by Dan De Luce. “If the Chinese push there, I think there’s going to be trouble,” Blair said

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Japan economy shrinking during Q4 in body blow for ‘Abenomics’

Author: Agence France‑Presse

Categories: In the News

Japan’s dependence on export-led growth contributed to the Japan economy shrinking in the last quarter of 2015 and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe‘s faltering bid to boost growth, Sasakawa USA’s Tobias Harris said in a series of articles by Agence France‑Presse, The Guardian and VOA published between February 14 and 16. “The latest data show that it

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