Why You Shouldn’t Buy Japan Property

Why You Shouldn’t Buy Japan Property

I’ve held a fascination with Japan, its culture, and food since a very young age. Each year, I visit the country to enjoy its remarkable efficiency and hospitality. Tokyo is one of my favorite places to “escape from the third world”. The chaos of...
Will the Korean Economy Outgrow Japan’s?

Will the Korean Economy Outgrow Japan’s?

It’s easy to think that South Korea doesn’t stand a chance of ever surpassing Japan. After all, the Korean economy is now barely over 1/4th its size. That’s despite strong growth over the past few decades. Japan was Asia’s most important regional power for centuries –...
Asia’s Most Expensive Cities to Buy Property

Asia’s Most Expensive Cities to Buy Property

Asia has some of the most expensive real estate markets on the planet. In fact, the continent now hosts half of the world’s costliest cities to buy property. I’m not saying that a costly market is a good one to invest in. The contrary is often true. But some of Asia’s...
Japan Demographic Problems Solved by Robots?

Japan Demographic Problems Solved by Robots?

Japan faces two major challenges: a need for economic growth and a shortage of labor. A lack of workers and consumers are causing demographic issues in Japan, which has one of the oldest populations in the world. But Japanese businesses finally responded to Abe’s...