Connor Cislo

For Connor Cislo's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Business Oct 22, 2018

China looks to historic foe Japan for lessons on handling Trump trade war

As China braces for the full impact of U.S. President Donald Trump's trade war, it's seeking to learn from Japan's economic battles with Washington during the Reagan years. Chinese officials, businesspeople and academics have been pressing their Japanese counterparts to share experiences from the 1980s, ...

Japan's push to curb drug costs seen risking trade row with U.S.

Business Sep 14, 2017

Japan's push to curb drug costs seen risking trade row with U.S.

Japan's effort to rein in soaring health-care costs threatens to become a source of tension in economic relations with the U.S. after running into opposition from the American pharmaceutical industry. While the U.S. Commerce Department sees Japan's drug market, the world's third-largest, as the top ...

Trump cookies outpace Abe buns in Diet souvenir shop

National Apr 28, 2017

Trump cookies outpace Abe buns in Diet souvenir shop

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is being trumped by Trump — in the sweets department. Sales of Lucky Trump cookies, maple-flavored and featuring a cartoon image of U.S. President Donald Trump, initially outpaced those of bean-paste filled buns bearing Abe's image, according to vendors who sell ...