Don’t tell me defaulting, depopulating Detroit is more “globally critical” than Tokyo, comfortably the largest city in the world by economic output.
Mr. Abe’s achievements overshadow the efforts of his predecessors, including the globally celebrated Junichiro Koizumi
“Dick didn’t do macroeconomics. He didn’t do Japan. He didn’t do Limeys and he didn’t do listening. Dick just did Dick”
The threat of bankruptcy swept away politically-driven vanity projects.Nothing was too big to fail, not even the ruling family of Indonesia.
British prime ministers would invite union leaders and heads of industry to Number 10 Downing Street in order to thrash out wage deals over beer and sandwiches
Photos of Chinese protestors holding signs proclaiming “Exterminate the Japanese” went viral in Japan and will not be forgotten quickly…
If Hollywood were making the movie, the imminent confrontation between Michael Woodford, the former CEO of Olympus, and the directors who…
I scan my memory, jumbled and blurred by hangover, jetlag, lifelag. Got it – he’s a media figure, fronts up current affairs programs, TV and radio. A real pro, and a nice guy too. “You’re looking well,” I respond.
Imagine the US economy shrinking by 30% over the past four years, the Chinese economy growing at 2%, not 10%. Imagine UK house prices down 60% and commodity prices sliding back to the levels of the mid-1970s.
“What most likely happened was pedal misapplication.” So concluded an official of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the US body which has just published its report on the spate of accidents involving Toyota cars.