Author: Christa Desrets
Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog
The U.S.-Japan relationship is much more than one of just government-to-government cooperation — it has great implications within the private sector, influencing everything from trade and investment to tourism and educational exchange at the national, regional and local levels. The mechanics and benefits of this relationship were discussed February 9, when Sasakawa USA, the East-West
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Author: Someno Kenji
Categories: In-Depth with Nippon.com
January 2013 saw massive air pollution in Beijing and surrounding areas. While the thick PM2.5 smog brought the severity of environmental problems in China to the attention of many people, China had been riddled with grave environmental issues from well before the incident, having taken insufficient efforts to protect the environment in the face of the rapid growth of its economy beginning in the 1990s.