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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…

Beware The Psycho

Back in 2002 Ben Bernanke recommended the deployment of “helicopter money” – meaning a broad-based tax cut financed by the central…

Taiwan’s Coming Tilt to Japan

The abduction from Hong Kong of bookshop staff involved in publishing embarrassing material about China’s leaders will not help…

“Like some cat from Japan…”

The song Crystal Japan appeared on Bowie’s Scary Monsters album. Jun, made by Japan’s largest shochu producer, is still available now….