Eastern Asia

GMO Golden Rice: The Scourge of Asia

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Asia's dependency on rice cultivation for both subsidence and income is intuitively understood. The Food and Agricultural Organization of the…

Deforestation in South-East Asia (SEA)

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Among the many reasons leading to the deforestation in SEA countries, accounting for a quarter of all the world’s reserves…

The Hunchun International Cooperation Zone

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The establishment of the Hunchun Border Economic Cooperation Zone (ECZDahJTkfw is not news and already has a long history; however, the development of this project always attracts certian interest. Here the economies of virtually all countries in Northeast Asia are…

The growing “grey zones” in the Japan-US relations

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The new interpretation of the "anti-war" chapter 9 of the Japanese Constitution of 1947 that was adopted on July 1…

Air Pollution May Deal a Fatal Blow To China And India

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Climate change has to some degree taken priority over other ecologic problems humanity faces. But the World Health Organization's recently…

Restoring Sino-Japanese Contacts and Russian Interests

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The development of the political situation in the Asia-Pacific region is heavily influenced by the system of relations in the…

About the Malaysian Boeing Situation

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The situation surrounding the crashed Malaysian Airlines Boeing has recalled for many the events of September 1st 1983, when a…

China’s Hydroelectric Policies

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China has built the largest number of dams in the world, but the implementation of its plans for hydropower development…

Why Japan’s Rearmament Might Not Matter

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Acrimony and elation erupted on opposing sides of a growing geopolitical rift in the Pacific following Japan's decision to sidestep…

An unprecedented level of anti-Semitism in South Korea?

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Similar headlines described reactions to the May issue of the Japanese magazine The Diplomat which contained an article with what…

Baloney on the pitch

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In one of our previous articles about North Korea, we mentioned the so-called “Stonefish Rule” which dictates that any crazy…

Merkel Goes to China

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel flew to China with an official visit from July 6 to 12. It was her seventh…

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