Toshiba in crisis after failed nuclear gamble

Author: Mori Kazuo

Categories: Energy and Technology, In-Depth with Nippon.com

Toshiba is in profound difficulties, facing enormous losses from its nuclear subsidiary and forced to sell off its profitable flash memory business. Journalist Mori Kazuo traces the path from President Nishida Atsutoshi’s 2005 gamble to pull the company out of stagnation up to its present troubles.

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Diagnosing the Chinese economy and lessons from Japan

Date: February 15, 2017

Sasakawa USA hosted a private, off-the-record luncheon with Toshiya Tsugami, President of Tsugami-Workshop. Ltd., on the current state of the Chinese economy and its correlation to trends in Japan. The event was an opportunity to engage in a candid conversation with Mr. Tsugami on the aftermath of the investment bubble and China’s future prospects and global effects.

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Reading Between the Lines of Abenomics 2.0

Author: Hayakawa Hideo

Categories: In-Depth with Nippon.com

Prime Minister Abe’s announcement of three new arrows to guide stage two of Abenomics took the nation by surprise. It signals a recognition that the first three arrows are not working, writes former BOJ Executive Director Hayakawa Hideo, and forebodes a major shift in monetary policy.

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Prospects for Japan-Russia Relations and Implications for the U.S.-Japan Alliance

Date: November 16, 2015

On November 16, Sasakawa USA and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace will host a public forum on outstanding historical issues between Japan and Russia, prospects for cooperation in the fields of security, energy, trade and investment, and the impact of these relations on the U.S.-Japan alliance.

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