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Trump's rise awakens Japan to the potential of online politics

July upper house poll will introduce nation to world of internet campaigning

Japan has still not adopted an effective policy on the digital economy. But as a result it is also less susceptible to the downsides of the digital revolution, such as deeper social divisions and the rise of unilateralism in the U.S. (AP/Kyodo)

TOKYO -- The recent Group of 20 summit in Osaka ended up turning into a spectacular theater of digital diplomacy.

On the morning of the last day of the two-day powwow of leaders from the world's top economies, U.S. President Donald Trump used a tweet to invite North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to meet.

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