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Mourning The Loss of Shinzo Abe 

The assassination of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on July 8th 2022 will change economic-political-military dynamics in Japan and throughout the…

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SVJP Open Position: Membership Development Manager

Position Description- Membership Development ManagerSilicon Valley Japan PlatformFull-Time Benefited Position SVJP OverviewThe Silicon Valley Japan Platform (SVJP) connects business, political…

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Happy Holidays from SVJP

The Silicon Valley Japan Platform wishes you a very happy holiday season! We give thanks for our community, and look…

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Interview: Daniel I. Okimoto Professor Emeritus, Stanford University

Dr Daniel Okimoto was born in 1942. Like others of Japanese ancestry living on the West Coast, the outbreak of…

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Through Technology, China Works Towards Global Domination

China, a state-led economy, is making full use of structural and policy advantages over market-based economies, like the United States….

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Japan Inc. adrift unless it rides the waves of technology

For Japan to generate steady, sustained economic growth, three factor inputs—capital, labor and technology—must be optimally deployed to lift aggregate…

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The Pioneering Spirit of “Issei” Women: A Personal Perspective

For Japanese women, who immigrated to the United States in the 20th century, the task of adjusting to a starkly…

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