Peter Tasker

Going Back To Tohoku

I scan my memory, jumbled and blurred by hangover, jetlag, lifelag. Got it – he’s a media figure, fronts up current…

Is Abenomics Working Too Well?

In the battle for the Economics Premier League, Monetarist United has pulled well ahead of big-spending Keynes City and the hard men of Vienna F.C….

Historical Fiction

Herr Schmidt was quite mistaken in his view that Japan is the Billy No Mates of Asia…

Abe Offers Japanese Lessons for Europe

A job for anybody who wants one – a phenomenon which must seem like a distant dream to millions of unemployed youngsters in the Eurozone….

Sayonara, Tourist-san

His approval rating of 60% makes him the most popular leader in the G8, leaving aside Vladimir Putin. …