Page Views: 1073430
This is a personal site of Akio & Anne KAWATO, Japanese ex-diplomat and his wife (a Dane). They extensively travelled and lived in many parts of the world: Japan, Denmark, China, South Korea, Taiwan, South-East Asia, India, Uzbekistan, the Soviet Union turned Russia, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Mexico, Canada and the U.S.A. Please enjoy this kaleidoscope of world civilizations now and past. Viewpoints are vertical (historical), horizontal (comparison with others), diagonal (unorthodox interpretation) and inverse (go into opponent's position).
December 26, 2020
How about Trump becoming a democrats' presidential candidate in 2024?
Now a fight is going on in the Congress. Trump wishes the amount of the second stimulus check be raised from $600 to $2,000. It is ostensibl...・・・ » More

» More

What do you think will be the role of the U.S.A. in the world where China may become the largest economy?

You can choose only one.

China's economic growth will taper off. The U.S. will retain world leadership both in politics and in economy.
China's economy will soon overtake that of the U.S., and the world governance will be the prerogative of the United Nations.
China's economy will soon overtake that of the U.S., but the U.S. will retain leadership in the world.
China's economic growth will taper off, but the U.S. will gradually 'retreat' from the role of the world police.

View Result

May 14, 2024
The Unbearable Smallness of Japan's Economy
Akio Kawato / Former Ambassador of Japan...・・・ » More

» More
May 31, 2024
Twilight of the "Modern Era"
In China and India, various domestic fac...・・・ » More

» More
only search Japan-World Trends [English]

Alternative content

Kimiko Itoh, "Falling In Love With Love" from "JAZZ Dabe! JAZZ Dasa!"