Posts tagged Japan

Photo of the Day: A Canopy of Blossoms in Japan
A path is canopied by cherry blossom branches laden with flowers in Tokyo, Japan on April 4, 2014. (Sach.S/Flickr)
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Photo of the Day: A Canopy of Blossoms in Japan

A path is canopied by cherry blossom branches laden with flowers in Tokyo, Japan on April 4, 2014. (Sach.S/Flickr)

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Watch: Experts on Why the US Needs to Reframe its ‘Pivot’ to Asia
Whether true or not, a U.S. rebalance toward the Asian region “was perceived first as a military type engagement to contain certain other countries in Asia that were growing,” said experts at Asia Society in New York on Tuesday.
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Watch: Experts on Why the US Needs to Reframe its ‘Pivot’ to Asia

Whether true or not, a U.S. rebalance toward the Asian region “was perceived first as a military type engagement to contain certain other countries in Asia that were growing,” said experts at Asia Society in New York on Tuesday.

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Watch: Henry Kissinger on Cooperation and Power in U.S.-Asia Relations
Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said conflict is “not excluded” from relations within Asia but relations between large countries will evolve toward cooperation.
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Watch: Henry Kissinger on Cooperation and Power in U.S.-Asia Relations

Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said conflict is “not excluded” from relations within Asia but relations between large countries will evolve toward cooperation.

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Photo of the Day: Bursting With Blossoms in Japan
Cherry blossoms in full bloom in Okazaki, Japan on March 19, 2014. (David A. LaSpina/Flickr)
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Photo of the Day: Bursting With Blossoms in Japan

Cherry blossoms in full bloom in Okazaki, Japan on March 19, 2014. (David A. LaSpina/Flickr)

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Book Excerpt: ‘Bending Adversity: Japan and the Art of Survival’ by David Pilling
An excerpt from David Pilling’s new book relates his immersion, at age 37, in Japanese culture and customs. In-person appearance at Asia Society New York this Thursday, March 20.
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Book Excerpt: ‘Bending Adversity: Japan and the Art of Survival’ by David Pilling

An excerpt from David Pilling’s new book relates his immersion, at age 37, in Japanese culture and customs. In-person appearance at Asia Society New York this Thursday, March 20.

Read the full story here.

Three Years On, Japan’s Disaster Zone Needs More Than Money for a Real Recovery
Even more than financial assistance, says a participant in the MIT Japan 3.11 Initiative, “ideas and inspiration” are needed in Japanese towns hit particularly hard by the tsunami of March 2011.
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Three Years On, Japan’s Disaster Zone Needs More Than Money for a Real Recovery

Even more than financial assistance, says a participant in the MIT Japan 3.11 Initiative, “ideas and inspiration” are needed in Japanese towns hit particularly hard by the tsunami of March 2011.

Read the full story here.

How China and Japan Might Avoid Military Confrontation in the East China Sea
Given the risk of military confrontation in the East China Sea, writes CFR’s Sheila A. Smith, perhaps the first step is to reduce the potential for armed conflict. Asia Society New York panel discussion on Wednesday, February 26.
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How China and Japan Might Avoid Military Confrontation in the East China Sea

Given the risk of military confrontation in the East China Sea, writes CFR’s Sheila A. Smith, perhaps the first step is to reduce the potential for armed conflict. Asia Society New York panel discussion on Wednesday, February 26.

Read the full story here.

Photo of the Day: Cycling Through the Snow in Japan
A cyclist rides along Ishikari Beach, near Sapporo, Japan on February 8, 2014. (Robert Thomson/Flickr)
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Photo of the Day: Cycling Through the Snow in Japan

A cyclist rides along Ishikari Beach, near Sapporo, Japan on February 8, 2014. (Robert Thomson/Flickr)

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Photos: See How Eight Asian Nations Are Gearing Up for Lunar New Year

As the Year of the Horse approaches at a gallop, we take a look to see how our friends across East Asia are ushering in a new year of prosperity and hope.

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Look: Asia-Pacific Flags Made From Country-Appropriate Foods

With the Olympic Winter Games right around the corner, and national pride about to hit a fever pitch, we thought we’d get the conversation started with a pastime everybody can get behind: Eating!

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