Outcome of APEC 2017 and Recent Developments in U.S.-Vietnam Relations

Sasakawa USA held an off-the-record policy lunch on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. The lunch focused on “Outcome of APEC 2017 and Recent Developments in U.S.-Vietnam Relations.” The discussion featured comments from Ambassador Pham Quang Vinh, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to the United States. Daniel Bob, Director of Programs and

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Foreign care workers in Japan: a policy without a vision

Author: Hirano Yūko

Categories: In-Depth with Nippon.com

Japan will lower specific immigration barriers this year to ease a projected shortage of professional care workers for the elderly. A health sociologist draws on extensive research to critique the government’s shortsighted, private-sector-driven approach to the problem, calling for greater efforts to support and export Japan’s advanced system of care work.

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Third Annual Security Forum: Concerns about presidential candidates draw media reports

Categories: In the News, Sasakawa USA Blog

Sasakawa USA’s Annual Security Forum last week gained the attention of many American and international media outlets after speakers raised criticisms of prospective U.S. nominees for president. Japan’s former defense minister Satoshi Morimoto, Ambassador Kenichiro Sasae, and senior Japanese Minister Shigeru Ishiba (pictured at right) all took stances against disparaging remarks made by candidate Donald Trump,

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