The Olympic Games are adored by all. Except when you’re in the middle of a pandemic as the host nation, Japan’s conundrum.
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News about the struggle for better democracy in Japan. According to Freedom House, the "prime minister—who leads the majority party or coalition in the bicameral legislature’s (Diet’s) lower chamber, the House of Representatives—serves as head of government". Also see our section on World Democracy.
Japan’s Diet is expected to pass a new piece of legislation that amends the national referendum law on constitutional reform.
Naoshi created an “I Voted” sticker that features three animals blasting off into the future on a “pencil rocket.”
His claim is that he’s not fleeing justice as a fugitive but rather escaping a racist and rigged system. It’s hard to know which of those narratives is true. James Bond (or James Bond villain?)
Japan has not experienced populist waves so this heads off arguments that the liberal international order is a surrogate for Western primacy, expert.
Japan and South Korea should lead charge for democracy in Asia, argues Hudson Institute analyst John Lee. Recent developments cast doubt on that prospect.
Eighth-century chronicles say sun goddess Amaterasu Omikami bequeathed her grandson a mirror, jewels and a sword, which he gave to the first emperor, Jimmu.
The new era name is one of biggest changes — practically and psychologically – – for Japan at the start of Crown Prince Naruhito’s reign on May 1.
Japan’s crown prince Naruhito, set to ascend Chrysanthemum throne in two months, solemn about future but intends to pattern reign after that of his father.
Totalitarian regimes and mark on human psyche, nostalgic depictions of life in Mexico City riddled with socio-economic and racial divisions with much more.