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…

The Japanese Spring

Most important of all for psychological well-being and social tranquility, the Japanese economy is running at full employment….

Tomorrow’s Joe

The Japanese Red Army militants who hi-jacked a JAL plane to Pyongyang in 1970 claimed “we are Tomorrow’s Joe.” The survivors…

Who’s Banking on China?

Japan now finds itself in a deeply uncomfortable position… As Hamlet might have put it, to join or not to join, that is the question….