Ocean Governance in East Asia

Akiyama, Masahiro
Ocean Governance in East Asia

Tensions in the East China Sea are growing owing to territorial disputes, advances in maritime resource exploitation, and an ongoing power shift. This, maintains Tokyo Foundation President Masahiro Akiyama, makes ocean governance an increasing important issue for countries in the region.

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Lessons from Britain’s General Practitioner System

Mihara, Takashi
Lessons from Britain’s General Practitioner System

Japan’s free-access, fee-for-service health insurance system is proving unsustainable, as growing numbers of aging patients flock to full-service hospitals for expensive tests and treatment. Takashi Mihara looks to Britain’s National Health Service for keys to containing costs while maintaining quality of care and consumer choice.

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President Obama’s April Trip
With a Focus on US-Japan-ROK Relations

Nelson, Christopher
President Obama’s April Trip: With a Focus on US-Japan-ROK Relations

Chris Nelson, the editor and publisher of the Washington-based Nelson Report was a featured speaker at the Tokyo Foundation Forum held on March 19, 2014. He discussed President Obama’s upcoming trip to Asia and the administration’s views of Japanese domestic and foreign policy with Tokyo Foundation experts Akio Takahara and Tsuneo Watanabe.

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Muramatsu, Kanji

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Professor of Economics, Komazawa University

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