Demographic Doldrums

Pallavi Aiyar

Japan can overcome its declining birth rate by welcoming immigrants

A Thaw in East Asia

Are Japan and South Korea ready for a rapprochement?

The Elusive Ikigai

An overworked Japan’s quest for contentment

The Grain of Life

A dance drama that explores the cultural links rice has created across Asia

Abe’s Unfinished Business

Can Japan spend more on defence without changing its pacifist constitution?

What Killed Shinzo Abe?

The former prime minister’s assassination shows Japan’s relationship with religion is ambiguous

Three Cheers for the Quad

Perhaps the most underplayed agreement in Tokyo is the Indo-Pacific Partnership for Maritime Domain Awareness (IPMDA)

Full of Sound and Fury

An advisory for Indians who seek less noisy public squares

Foolish Food Fights

Revelations from a gustatory gambol across the world

A Ukrainian Question for India

New Delhi stands to gain from the emerging world order if it plays its diplomatic cards right


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