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January/February 2019 Issue

January/February 2019 Issue

Exploring Future Relations in East Asia

Contents : January/February 2019 Issue (No. 223)
Exploring Future Relations in East Asia
Publisher's Note
Some Thoughts in India — Asian Dynamism & the Region’s Responsibility
By Kazumasa Kusaka
Cover Lead
Exploring Future Relations in East Asia
By Naoyuki Haraoka
Cover Story 1
Interview with Dr. Vinod K. Aggarwal, Travers Family Senior Faculty Fellow and Professor of Political Science & Director of the Berkeley APEC Study Center (BASC) at the University of California, Berkeley
US-China Rivalry: Implications for East Asia
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 2
Indo-Pacific Cooperation from Indian Perspectives
By Sachin Chaturvedi & Priyadarshi Dash
Cover Story 3
China & Europe: Confrontation or Dialogue?
By Claude Meyer
Cover Story 4
E-commerce & ICT Development in South Korea: Prospects & Challenges
By Choong Yong Ahn
Cover Story 5
Out-of-the-Box Consultancy: a Premium Enterprise for Cross-Asia Cultural Exchange
By Man-Jung Mignonne Chan
Cover Story 6
Observations on Inbound Tourism — Japan’s Soft Power
By Naoyuki Haraoka
Cover Story 7
Interview with Yixuan Zhang & Shu Kittaka, Presidents of Jing Forum 2018
Jing Forum — a Venture for Youth Exchanges Between China & Japan
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 8
The Asian Barometer Survey & the Challenge of Populism in Asia
By Min-hua Huang & Mark Weatherall
Special Article 1
Nation Branding Through Film
By Barry Natusch
Special Article 2
Why Japan’s Travel Companies Trail Foreign Competitors: the Battle of Digital Superiority in Travel to Japan
By Terrie John Lloyd
Special Article 3
Back-Tracking: A Path to the Future in Regional Japan
By Adam Fulford
Japanese Ventures & the Future of the Economy 1
Interview with Taito Suzuki, President of Taica Corporation
A Unique Company Developing Technologies Inspired by Daily Life
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Japanese Ventures & the Future of the Economy 2
Enjoying Work Can Lead to an Innovative Economy
By Naoyuki Haraoka
Economic Indictors for Japan
Revised Standard for the Indices of Industrial Production (IIP)
By Nobuo Iizuka
Back Cover
Back Cover: Exploring Future Relations in East Asia

【Next Issue】 The significance of the United Nations’ SDGs reminds us of the need to think about policy issues over the long term. In this light, our March/April 2019 issue will focus on “Future Design” ― a concept created by Japanese economists. Our next issue will be published on our website on March 10, 2019.