TOM PLATE WRITES: The long march of the American campaign that ends in the crowning of our new president is well underway, as you have noticed. But I am not sure the great Chinese people should be allowed to watch. Former top U.S. national-security official Zbigniew Brzezinski, who, at a…Full Article CHINA: IS THE CHINESE DOLLAR REALLY READY FOR OPENING NIGHT?
The Oriental Economist is a periodic newsletter that adds a whole next dimension of quality to the very idea of the ordinarily mundane if not dreary “newsletter”. The brainchild (and dear baby) of New York intellectual Richard Katz, TOE, as it is warmly called, has for years been totally invaluable…Full Article TOKYO AND NEW YORK: The ‘Gaijin’ Guide Par Excellence