As the one-year anniversary of Japan's Great Tohoku Earthquake and Fukushima nuclear disaster approaches, Stanford economist Masahiko Aoki says now is an opportune time to restructure the country's electric power industry.
Shorenstein APARC director Gi-Wook Shin says that President Lee still has time to recover from the diplomatic missteps that have characterized his first months in office. He urges Lee to focus his U.S. policy on establishing a strong relationship with the incoming American president. Article in Korean.
What influence might graphic warning labels have on cigarette sales? Matthew Kohrman is studying that question with experimental methods in Southwest China. Kohrman's research is generating much-needed data in support of the expansion of China's warning label system. Among the countries increasingly adopting graphic labels, the United States will require visual warnings on all cigarette packages by next fall.