JPP: Polls show Japanese public satisfied with Abe-Trump summit

Author: Tobias Harris

Categories: Japan Political Pulse

Polls conducted by NHK and Kyodo News in the aftermath of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s “golf summit” with U.S. President Donald Trump showed that the Japanese public approved of the outcome of the summit. Although the summit left important questions about the direction of economic cooperation unanswered, to the extent that the summit eased the public’s concerns about the direction of the U.S.-Japan relationship under the new U.S. administration, it was an unqualified success.

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Assessing the “Historic” China-Taiwan Summit and Its Implications for Japan

Author: Kawashima Shin

Categories: In-Depth with

On November 7, 2015, President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China and President Ma Jing-yeou of the Republic of China (Taiwan), held what was widely reported as a “historic” China-Taiwan summit meeting in Singapore. It was the first such meeting between the leaders of the PRC and ROC.

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