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  December 2017

Fourth financial centre in the world; second biggest port for containers; third largest French community in Asia; two universities at the very top of the QS ranking for Asia and key-issues which echo current [...]

Abe Shinzō
  November 2017

Keywords: Japan, democracy, politics, administration, reform

The study of the relations between politicians and bureaucrats is one of the crucial themes of the political science. At the [...]

  October 2017

As a young student learning Vietnamese language and civilization at the University of Foreign Languages in Hanoi in the early 90’s, it was not rare that my fellow compatriots based in Vietnam asked me why I was learning this language. “Is that [...]

  September 2017

 The Ainu aboriginal population is now officially about 25,000 people (unofficial data however include 250 000 individuals), in a Japanese archipelago of 127.3 million inhabitants.

The vast majority of its members reside in Hokkaido, the [...]

  August 2017

Surrounded by the island of Palawan to the North, by the Visayas to the East, the island of Mindanao and the archipelago of Sulu to the South and the island of Borneo to the West, the Sulu Sea (260,000 km²) is at the confluence of three countries: the [...]

  July 2017

As key places for social mixing and interactions in the city, public spaces occupy a paradoxical position in Vietnam today. While the country seeks a deeper integration within the global economy, Hồ Chí Minh City authorities support [...]

  June 2017

The Institute for Strategic Research (IRSEM) is the research institute of the French Ministry of Armed Forces. Its purpose is to lie at the intersection of defense and academia. Created in 2010 by the merging of four Ministry research centers, it consists [...]

  May 2017

Judo is a method of physical, intellectual and moral education founded by Jigoro Kano in Japan in 1882. The techniques borrow from traditional combat methods formerly used by samurai fighters, i.e. jujutsu (known as jiu-jitsu according to its phonetic [...]

  April 2017

Within the sphere of Asia’s cultural influence, there has been in the West an increasing interest, from scientists to the general public, in Buddhist “meditation,” among the other “technologies of the self” (M. Foucault) of [...]

  March 2017

Since the end of the Cold War, a number of French institutions were created, which demonstrate a worthy commitment to promoting and disseminating French multidisciplinary research on this vast continent of Asia: five of the 27 Instituts français de [...]

  February 2017

In the early 1990s, the Japanese car maker, Toyota Motor Corporation (below-mentioned Toyota), gained a good reputation thanks to its commercial successes in the United States, and its productive organization (Toyota Production System, Lean Manufacturing, [...]

  January 2017

China, as her another name Shenzhou 神州 (Divine Land or Earth of Spirits) suggests, has a rich tradition of saint-making. Around the beginning of the 1st century, the decedents of Confucius were conferred hereditary peerages by [...]

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