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CEOs recall when teens like them actually worked summer jobs

via The Japan Times    Jun 23, 2017

Hannah Waring (left), a student at Loudoun Valley High School, and Abby McDonough, a student at Liberty University, work in the strawberry stand at Wegmeyer Farms in Hamilton, Virginia on May 23.  Summer jobs are vanishing as U.S. teens spend more time in school and face competition from older workers. | AP

Even CEOs have to start somewhere. Some of America’s top executives made humbling debuts as teenagers in the workplace. They scrubbed toilets, cut tobacco, worked ...

Trump to issue curbs on business with Cuban military, tighter travel rules as he targets Obama legacy

via The Japan Times    Jun 16, 2017

A tour bus of Transgaviota drives past the U.S. Embassy in Havana Tuesday. | REUTERS

President Donald Trump is set to announce curbs on U.S. firms doing business with the Cuban military and tighter rules on travel to the island ...

Amazon CEO Bezos asks Twitter how to donate his billions

via The Japan Times    Jun 16, 2017

Jeff Bezos | BLOOMBERG

Amazon.com Inc’s billionaire founder Jeff Bezos on Thursday turned to an unusual source of inspiration for how to donate part of his wealth: Twitter. “I ...

On heels of Trump visit, Foxconn, assembler of iPhones, eyes Wisconsin for plant

via The Japan Times    Jun 15, 2017

A worker checks circuit boards at a Hon Hai factory in Shenzhen, China. The assembler of iPhones plans to build plant in Wisconsin that could employ thousands of people. | BLOOMBERG

Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., a Taiwanese company that assembles Apple’s iPhones and other electronics, is considering building a plant in Wisconsin that could employ ...

City of Albuquerque: More competitive than ever

   Jun 07, 2016

Known by most as a tourist destination, the city of Albuquerque in New Mexico is stepping up efforts to market itself also as an ideal location for business and investment.

Panasonic bets big on Myanmar

By Karl Cryer
-    Apr 27, 2016

Among the first companies to begin business in Myanmar, Japanese electronics giant Panasonic has started to reap the benefits of its early investment as sales of its consumer products continue to s...

Lat War Group: All set for Myanmar’s takeoff

By Karl Cryer
-    Apr 25, 2016

One of the biggest and most diversified companies in Myanmar is anticipating the rapid influx of foreign capital as the government changes hands.

Location is vital to success of global IT company

   Feb 25, 2016

Building on its 46-year history as Japan’s most trusted provider of IT solutions, Information Development initiated a global expansion plan 12 years ago to build a diverse, multinational orga...

ULVAC: Where innovation happens

   Feb 25, 2016

Flat panel TVs, mobile phones, solar-powered gadgets and even frozen food have all become commonplace elements of modern life. What may not be apparent is vacuum technology’s role in the manu...

Nihon Kohden helps patients get well sooner

By Karl Cryer
-    Dec 23, 2015

The Japanese medical device developer - Nihon Kohden - has set up shop in Boston to stay close to the hothouse of technology in the Northeastern United States.




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