E-Journal

November/December 2010 Issue

November/December 2010 Issue

Global Governance in 21st Century Key to Achieving World Peace & Prosperity

Publisher's Note
A Proposal to Establish G-10
By Noboru Hatakeyama
TOPICS
Urgent Action Needed to Combat Hollowing-out of Industry/ Exporting Japanese Comedy to Asia/ Asian Hands at Helm in Growing Numbers
By Hiroshi OKABE (Chief editor, Economic News Section, Kyodo News)
KEEPING UP WITH THE TIMES
Tsukiji Market Gives Foreigners a Glimpse of "Japan Unmasked"
By Isao ADACHI(Commentator, Jiji Press)
Cover Story : Global Governance in 21st Century
Global Governance in 21st Century Key to Achieving World Peace & Prosperity
Cover Story : Global Governance in 21st Century
1 Overview of Global Governance World Needs Improved Governance System
By Naoyuki HARAOKA (Editor-in-chief, Japan SPOTLIGHT)
Cover Story : Global Governance in 21st Century
2 Unmet Expectations United States, United Nations & Global Governance
By Constantine PAGEDAS (Executive vice president at International Technology and Trade Associates, Inc.)
Cover Story : Global Governance in 21st Century
3 Global Governance from UN Perspective Case for Stronger Japanese Presence
By Mari YAMASHITA (Director, United Nations Information Center, Tokyo)
Cover Story : Global Governance in 21st Century
4 OECD: Natural Partner in New Global Economic Governance
By Angel GURRIA (Secretary general, OECD)
Cover Story : Global Governance in 21st Century
5 Global Governance at Crossroads
By Takashi INOGUCHI (President, University of Niigata Prefecture)
Cover Story : Global Governance in 21st Century
6 EU Contribution to Global Governance
By Martin SCHULZ (Senior economist, Economic Research Center, Fujitsu Research Institute)
Cover Story : Global Governance in 21st Century
7 International Cooperation for a Greener Future
By Kumi KITAMORI (Counsellor in Environment Directorate, OECD)
Cover Story : Global Governance in 21st Century
8 How to Integrate Regional Economy in East Asia
By KE Long (Senior Research Fellow, Economic Research Center, Fujitsu Research Institute)
Cover Story : Global Governance in 21st Century
9 Redesigning Japan's Strategy Amid Global Shift A Perspective from Southeast Asian Eyes
By Friska PARULIAN (Associate researcher, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia)
Cover Story : Global Governance in 21st Century
10 A Greek Lesson in Democracy
By Sahoko KAJI (Professor of economics & coordinator for the Professional Career Programme, Keio Univ.)
Culture
The Reality of War
By Naofumi KANEKO (Chief editor, Cultural News Section, Kyodo News)
SPECIAL ARTICLE
Rethinking Capitalism in Era of Global Recession
By Editorial Staff, Japan SPOTLIGHT
Viewpoint S
1 Japan-Croatia: A Beautiful Friendship
By Drago STAMBUK (Ambassador of Croatia in Japan)
ASIAN VIEW
Why Do Southeast Asians See Japan As a Declining Power?
By Rodolfo SEVERINO (Former ASEAN secretary general)
Viewpoint S
2 Cultural Challenges in Business Development between India & Japan
By Sanjeev SINHA (President, Sun & Sands Advisors)
PERSONAL PROFILE: Interview with Tatsuya Matsui, CEO, Flower Robotics, Inc.
Putting Robots to Commercial Use Will Change Society
Interviewer: Yoshihiro KATAOKA (Writer)
JAPANESE CRAFT & ART: Japan: a Powerhouse of Long-life Firms 4
300 Years in Gold Leaf Business Hori Metal Leaf & Powder Co.
By Toshimasa YOKOZAWA (Professor, Faculty of Business Management, Asia Univ.
ECONOMIC FOCUS
How to Restore Japan's Fiscal Health in Line with Economic Growth
By Naoyuki HARAOKA (Editor-in-chief, Japan SPOTLIGHT)
FINANCE
Forex Margin Trading at Crossroads Shakeout Looming on Tougher Curbs
By Katsuhiko SAKAI (Senior staff writer and deputy editor at Economic News Desk, Jiji Press)
SPOTLIGHT Editor's postscript
The Spirit of Itadakimasu
By Etsuko KOZAWA (JEF)
JEF's Recent & Forthcoming Events
JEF's Recent & Forthcoming Events
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ECONOMIC INDICATORS FOR JAPAN
Charts November/December 2010
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