Japanese Prime Minister to step down amidst disastrous COVID handling
Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has announced his intention to step down as leader of the country’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) as his government fails to effectively tackle the spread of Covid-19.
Is Tokyo 2020 a disaster, or were the Olympics always like this?
Howard Green picks apart the grandiosity of the Olympic Games, examining where the international competition falls short.
Tory government opens negotiations with trans-Pacific trading bloc
The UK government has begun talks to join the trans-Pacific trading bloc CPTPP, as part of its post-Brexit move to focus on trade outside of Europe. International Trade Secretary Liz Truss opened negotiations on Tuesday morning with Japan’s Yasutoshi Nishimura, the current chair of the CPTPP.
China remembers Nanjing massacre as the region’s years of peace look increasingly fragile
China marked the 83rd anniversary of the Nanjing massacre last Sunday in a formal remembrance of the atrocities suffered in the country’s east under Japanese occupation.
NATO 2.0: Trump sets sights on anti-China Indo-Pacific Military Alliance
The US government has announced that is planning to forge a new military alliance with countries in the Indo-Pacific area, initially starting with Japan, India and Australia.
Let’s put up a barrier to attempts to falsify the history of World War II!
Vladimir Isakov, First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Leninist Komsomol of the Russian Federation, argues we must resist attempts to misrepresent the Soviet Union’s role in ending the war in the Far East.