- Japan appraises the risks from China and Russia
Why does the Japanese Ministry of Defence regard Russia and China so differently in terms of the risk to national security?
- South Korean courts vex Japan
The cycle of lawsuits against Japan from South Korea seems endless. We look at what drives it.
- China revels in US failure over Afghanistan
China’s foreign minister has berated the US over Afghanistan but the chaos is a threat to China’s national interests, too.
- Olympics lift the mood in Asia
Japan showcased its social progress at the Tokyo Olympics, scoring many diplomatic advantages.
- BTS are South Korean royalty
BTS are becoming envoys for public diplomacy in South Korea. Are they ready?
- A new kind of compassion
The government of Bangladesh is seeking international support in assisting the displaced refugees from Myanmar.