CEAC Commentary

"CEAC Commentary" introduces news analyses and opinions in Japan on the Relations of Japan with the rest of the world, but they do not represent the views of CEAC as an institution.

"The Council on East Asian Community (CEAC) E-Letter" is delivered electronically once every month, free of charge, to readers in the world interested in Japanese thinking on an East Asian Community and other related international affairs by the Council on East Asian Community (CEAC), all-Japan intellectual platform for the study of an East Asian Community.


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July 10new
CEAC E-Letter
10 July 2019, Vol.12, No. 4 (Issue 74)
June 12
CEAC Commentary:
Another View on US-China Trade War by an Overseas Chinese
June 7
NEAT 30th Country Coordinators Meeting (CCM) in Tokyo, Japan
June 7
The 81st Policy Plenary Meeting "Current trends and Future Challenges in the Trilateral Cooperation"
May 10
CEAC E-Letter
10 May 2019, Vol.12, No. 3 (Issue 73)
April 23
CEAC Commentary:
Younger Generation of Financially Insecure Korea Flee to Japan
April 4
The 80th Policy Plenary Meeting "Japan's ASEAN dilomacy"
March 14
The 3nd NTCT National Focal Points Meeting in Haikou, China held
March 8
CEAC E-Letter
10 March 2019, Vol.12, No. 2 (Issue 72)
February 22
CEAC Commentary:
Miscalculation on the Job Creation Effect from the TPP11
January 10
CEAC E-Letter
10 January 2019, Vol.12, No. 1 (Issue 71)


December 21
CEAC Commentary:
Japan Should Be Ready for Head-on Diplomatic Strife
November 10
CEAC E-Letter
10 November 2018, Vol.11, No. 6 (Issue 70)
October 23
CEAC Commentary:
Pyongyang Joint Declaration Colored with Sophism and Uncertainty
October 3
The NEAT 16th Annual Conference in Yangon, Myanmar held
September 19
The 79th Policy Plenary Meeting " The Prospects of Japan - U.S.- China Relations in East Asia"
September 10
CEAC E-Letter
10 September 2018, Vol.11, No. 5 (Issue 69)
August 23
CEAC Commentary:
The Northern Territories Issue and the Japan-Russia Relations
July 10
CEAC E-Letter
10 July 2018, Vol.11, No. 4 (Issue 68)
June 26
CEAC Commentary:
The Risk of the Abuse of the Abduction Issue by North Korea
June 1
Policy Recommendation on "Towards Building a Resilient Network for Regional Health Cooperation in East Asia" reported
May 10
CEAC E-Letter
10 May 2018, Vol.11, No. 3 (Issue 67)
April 24
CEAC Commentary:
Regarding the News "Japan-China Relations Improved"
March 9
CEAC E-Letter
10 March 2018, Vol.11, No.2 (Issue 66)
February 20
CEAC Commentary:
My reflection on “North Korea’s Missiles and ‘Ghost Boats’ Causing National Catastrophe”
February 5
The 78th Policy Plenary Meeting "After the closing of ASEAN-related Summit Meetings"
January 19
International Symposium
"Towards Building a Resilient Network for Regional Health Cooperation in East Asia" held
January 10
CEAC E-Letter
10 January 2018, Vol.11, No.1 (Issue 65)
January 6
CEAC Commentary:
How U.S. Political and Financial Sectors See Japan


December 28
The 77th Policy Plenary Meeting "Trends of Security Mechanism in North East Asia" held
Nobenber 10
CEAC E-Letter
(10 November 2017, Vol.10, No. 6)
October 25
CEAC Commentary:
The Root Cause of “Comfort Women Problem” in the Eurasian Continent
October 24
The 2nd NTCT National Focal Points Meeting in Seoul, Korea held
October 23
The NEAT 15th Annual Conference in Busan, Korea held
September 8
CEAC E-Letter
(10 September 2017, Vol.10, No. 5)
September 6
CEAC Commentary:
Xi’s Struggle on A Rapid Fall of Renminbi
August 21
The 76th Policy Plenary Meeting "Korea's Trends in the Regional Cooperation in Eat Asia" held
July 16
Trilateral Economic Symposium
"Globalization at a Crossroads: Prospects for the Trilateral Economic Cooperation"
Conference Paper released
July 13
CEAC E-Letter
(13 July 2017, Vol.10, No. 4)