May 18, 2017

U.S. energy chief Perry likely to visit Japan in June

U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry may visit Japan in early June to have talks with Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hiroshige Seko, sources said. Their talks are expected to cover the situation of struggling electronics and machinery maker Toshiba, including the reconstruction of ...

Mar 17, 2017

Stability of ailing Westinghouse parent Toshiba is vital, U.S. tells Japan

U.S. Cabinet members told Japanese industry minister Hiroshige Seko on Thursday that the United States regards the fiscal stability of Toshiba Corp., the ailing parent company of Westinghouse Electric Co., as extremely important. Speaking to reporters after separate talks with Energy Secretary Rick Perry and ...

Rick Perry a leading candidate for U.S. energy post: source

/ Dec 12, 2016

Rick Perry a leading candidate for U.S. energy post: source

Rick Perry, who proposed eliminating the U.S. Energy Department during his unsuccessful bid for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, has emerged as a leading candidate to head the agency under President-elect Donald Trump, a transition official said on Sunday. Democratic U.S. Senators Heidi Heitkamp of ...

Republican Rick Perry drops out of U.S. presidential race

/ Sep 12, 2015

Republican Rick Perry drops out of U.S. presidential race

Rick Perry, struggling to raise money and languishing near the bottom in opinion polls, on Friday became the first member of the crowded Republican field to drop out of the 2016 White House race. Perry, a former Texas governor, had been excluded from the initial ...