Public trust in Prime Minister Abe is collapsing, says Sasakawa USA’s Harris

Author: Financial Times

Categories: In the News, Sasakawa USA Blog

Sasakawa USA Fellow for Economy and Trade Tobias Harris was quoted in a July 10 Financial Times article on Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s slipping approval rating. The article suggests that Abe’s poor approval rating may lead the Prime Minister to retreat from an economic stimulus plan, or lead the Liberal Democratic Party to select a new leader.

Tags: ,

Chairman’s Message: A look toward Tokyo 2020 as Rio Olympics near end

Author: Admiral Dennis Blair

Categories: Chairman's Message

With the Rio Olympics coming to a climax, thoughts turn to the next Olympiad scheduled for 2020 in Tokyo.  Both the Japanese leaders and the public are taking the event very seriously. The Olympic Games have been cited as an important incentive to improve cyber security in Japan, and for subsidizing and showcasing hydrogen vehicles and other green energy initiatives.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,