Viewpoints

Heizo Takenaka

Parsing Japan's latest fiscal and economic blueprint

The Japanese government makes major policy decisions every year in late June, and this year was no exception. On June 30, the cabinet approved an economic and fiscal management blueprint and a growth strategy, which are the revised fiscal 2015 versi...

Shoichiro Toyoda

Shoichiro Toyoda (29): Eyes forward

With our overseas operations steadily expanding and our ranks of international employees g...

Jean-Claude Trichet

Jean-Claude Trichet (29): A 'very busy grandpa'

My wife, Aline, teasingly calls me a "very busy grandpa." I am indeed busy. I have the p...