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​19th Symposium
​ Mr. Junichi Fukasawa, Yomiuri Shimbun Executive Officer
"Will it fall into a failed state? The direction of the Myanmar crisis"

On June 6th, the 19th SAPA Symposium was held in Room 302 of the Gakushi Kaikan.Mr. Junichi Fukasawa(Executive Officer of the Yomiuri Shimbun) gave a lecture on "Will it fall into a failed State? The Direction of the Myanmar Crisis".  Based on his experience as a correspondent and the head of the Asian Affairs Bureau, he picked up the crisis facing the country, and reaffirmed the need for humanitarian assistance that the international community, Japan, and others should urgently address.

"The resume used on the day was in Member page. (Requires initial login). The review of his book " The Truth of 'Incomplete Nation' Myanmar" is in SAPA Panedis.

[Instructor profile]

After graduating from the Faculty of Sociology at the University of Law, joined the Yomiuri Shimbun. Mainly Ministry of Economy, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning Agency(currently the Cabinet Office), in charge of economic agencies such as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the financial world, serving as a government office supervisor, industry supervisor, desk of the economic department and the international department. During this time, he was stationed at the Singapore bureau as an Asian economic correspondent for ASEAN, China, South Korea, Taiwan and India (2001-2004). As a correspondent in charge of ASEAN and East Asia in general, he was stationed at the Bangkok branch office (=Asia Directorate) and served as Director of the Asian Directorate (2010-2013). Trade friction between Japan and the United States in the 1990s, market integration in the Asia-Pacific region centered on free trade agreements (FTAs) since the 2000s, trade fields such as China's accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO), and politics in ASEAN and ASEAN countries - Extensive coverage experience on economics, security, soft power and economic effects. Since 2015, he has been a visiting professor at Kobe University.

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