Biography of the Author Leo Lewis

Leo Lewis

Contributor to CNA, Asia's leading English-language news platform.

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  1. Passersby wearing protective face masks following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease walk under

    Commentary: Cutting down of trees in Yoyogi raises new frustrations over Tokyo Olympics

    The Japanese public has a darkening sense of the unstoppable arrival of tens of thousands of athletes and their teams, says the Financial Times’ ...
  2. Olympics Tokyo Mori

    Commentary: Japanese official’s sexist comments may be last straw for unpopular Tokyo Olympics

    Japan’s poor record on gender equality, coupled with the exasperated stream of day-to-day discrimination reported on social media, made the gaffe ...
  3. Virus Outbreak Japan

    Commentary: How a catchphrase shaped Japan’s COVID-19 response - for the better

    The use of mitsu not only eased pandemic communications, it also reflected how tight societies in Asia were able to fight the coronavirus, says ...
  4. The Koshidaka karaoke chain has a series of tiny booths for solo singers

    Commentary: Japan’s karaoke bars are finally adapting to a COVID-19 era

    Many in Japan have an innate confidence that karaoke’s survival instincts would propel it towards innovation ahead of everybody else, says the ...
  5. Outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Tokyo, Japan

    Commentary: Japan sure is smug about beating COVID-19

    In explaining Japan’s successful COVID-19 recovery, some have turned reflexively to ideas of “Japaneseness”, says the Financial Times’ Leo Lewis.
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    Commentary: Limits on video gaming the heart of a growing controversy in Japan

    Some Japanese are challenging limits on screen-time, with profound implications for the country, says the Financial Times' Leo Lewis.
  7. Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Tokyo

    Commentary: COVID-19 reveals how low-tech Japan actually is - and has chosen to be

    Japan, despite its high-tech reputation, has very low-tech tastes, says Financial Times’ Leo Lewis.
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    Commentary: COVID-19 forces Japan to rethink its view of toilet paper

    Japan has responded to the COVID-19 news by stripping shops bare of toilet paper. This episode reveals interesting insights into the country, says ...
  9. Toyota will include 500 of its new hydrogen-powered Mirai cars in a fleet of vehicles to be used at

    Commentary: Toyota’s incredible success is giving off uncomfortable mixed vibes

    The Japanese company is an emblem of resistance to corporate governance reform, says the Financial Times' Leo Lewis.
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    Commentary: Carlos Ghosn is the least of Nissan's woes

    Nissan's business challenges are no laughing matter, says the Financial Times' Leo Lewis.