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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Rodrigo Duterte, in Japan, calls for U.S. troops to exit Philippines in two years

Author: The New York Times

Categories: In the News

Although President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is voicing his desire to remove American troops from the country, American allies in Japan who are hosting Duterte this week are in a position to possibly influence that mindset, Sasakawa USA’s Dr. Jeffrey Hornung said in a New York Times article on October 26.

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U.S.-China communication a positive sign amid tension

Author: The New York Times

Categories: In the News, Sasakawa USA Blog

Although tensions have flared in recent weeks over American freedom of navigation operations in the South China Sea, one key point to take away is that the two countries continue to communicate, according to Dr. Jeffrey Hornung, a fellow with the Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA. According to an article by Jane Perlez in the Nov.

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