Tagged: William Grimes

Further action on the yen?

Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan has warned he is ready to intervene again on the yen saying such action would be unavoidable “if there is a drastic change in the currency.” International Relations professor William Grimes is Director of the Center for the Study of Asia and a specialist in Japanese and East Asian political […]

New Japanese P.M. quits

Japan’s new prime minister, Yjkio Hatoyama, squandered a historic electoral mandate in only nine months and resigned — sparking a scramble by his Democratic Party of Japan to find a new leader before July’s election.  International relations Professor William Grimes, director of the Center for the Study of Asia, says Hatoyama was not prepared to […]