Tagged: Asia

Will RCEP Change the Game in Asia?

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: In a move that could represent another step in Washington’s decline and China’s hegemonic ascent in Asia, 15 state ministers signed the RCEP free trade agreement on November 15, 2020. The question...

Japan: Saving Relationships From Coronavirus

Lockdown means to make or breaks for many relationships, including marriages. Families in Japan are learning how to deal with pressure. Some are even enjoying the escape from the daily commute to the office....

Asia’s shameful gender discrimination

The annual release of the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report is always a moment of great shame for Asia’s leading economies. The relative gaps between Asian women and men on measures of health, education,...