China, Japan must cement ties for future
Note: This article was originally published in Global Times on 30 October 2019. ERIA's special advisor to the president, Prof Akiko Yamanaka, was featured.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed to open up a new era in China-Japan relations and push bilateral ties to a new level in early October. Where are bilateral ties between the two neighbors headed? How can the two East Asian powers cooperate? Global Times (GT) reporter Yan Yunming talked to Akiko Yamanaka (Yamanaka), special advisor to the president of Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, and former vice minister for foreign affairs of Japan, on the sidelines of the Ninth Beijing Xiangshan Forum held from October 20 to 22. (Read the full article by using the link above).