Jose B. Collazo

For Jose B. Collazo's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Feb 2, 2016

The lunar year that was — from bad to good

Entrenched economic interests and a "little bric" of bureaucracy, regulation, interventionism and corruption continue to impede the structural changes needed to attract more foreign direct investment and drive long-term job creation in Asia.

Nov 22, 2012

U.S. pivot to Asia needed in education, business

In the face of China’s continued rise and increased assertiveness, strengthened U.S. engagement in Asia — as evidenced by U.S. President Barack Obama’s official visit to Thailand, Cambodia and Myanmar so soon after his re-election — is good news for Japan and the region, ...