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July 18, 2017

Tsukiji Compromise Ignores Need for Wholesale Reform

On June 20, after months of wrangling over relocation of the Tsukiji fish market, Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike announced her ...

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July 11, 2017

Trump’s Paris Accord Exit Is a Rebuke to US Industry

US President Donald Trump announced in June 2017 that the United States would withdraw from the Paris Agreement, but this ...

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July 03, 2017

Japan’s Maritime Options in a Changing Security Environment

In June, the Maritime Self-Defense Force invited military officials from 10 ASEAN countries on a tour of the South China ...

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June 28, 2017

Abe’s Preemptive Apology

At the June 19 news conference following the close of the regular session of the National Diet, Prime Minister Shinzo ...

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June 26, 2017

The Uncertain Future of America’s Sanctions on Russia

US sanctions against Russia have become a prominent symbol of the Trump administration’s ties with the Kremlin and have made ...

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June 22, 2017

Fisheries Management and Restoration Strategies in Chesapeake Bay

As the largest estuary in the United States with many productive fisheries, Chesapeake Bay offers a model for understanding the ...

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June 15, 2017

Two Decades of Stalled Reform
Why the Government’s Growth Strategies All Look the Same

As the Abe cabinet rolls out yet another economic growth strategy, the Tokyo Foundation’s Takeo Hoshi argues that the recycling ...

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June 13, 2017

Getting to the Root of Amakudari
Sweeping Reform Needed to Close the Revolving Door

A scandal at the Ministry of Education has politicians scrambling for a fix to plug loopholes in the laws governing ...

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June 06, 2017

The Evolution of ESG Investing
From Ethical Concern to Corporate Value

Why are the socially responsible policies once viewed as additional cost factors now being treated as indicators of corporate value? ...

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June 06, 2017

107th Tokyo Foundation Forum on “Sustainable Fisheries Management”

107th Tokyo Foundation Forum on “Sustainable Fisheries Management” (In English and Japanese) Date: Wednesday, June ...

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