A cautionary tale from an ageing Japan for China

Echigo Yuzawa seems to have everything going for it. Just one hour and 15 minutes from Tokyo by bullet train, the charming mountain town is famed for its onsen — or hot springs — excellent skiing and as the home of Japan’s best rice and sake. It even acquired an aura of literary sophistication and glamour when Yasunari Kawabata became the first Japanese author to win a … http://on.ft.com/2EFdVVt

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