Category: Northeast Asia

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Pivotal Arrogance in Western Foriegn Policy

For the first time in centuries the most powerful nation on Earth is going to be non-Western, and this has terrified policymakers from Canberra to […]

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Shanghai’s Vanishing Heritage: A Cautionary tale of Urban Development

At a time when China was still writhing from the ‘humiliation’ of two Opium Wars, the city of Shanghai would emerge  as a bustling centre […]

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What does China think of Trump?

Many in China have celebrated the President-Elect’s victory, with a grateful nod towards a TPP withdrawal. Uncertainty remains however, over Trump’s tariff threats and the […]

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Japan’s state secrecy laws still a secret

In the first year after Japan’s State Secrecy Law was enacted, various ministers and agencies classified 382 issues as state secrets.  The law is well […]