METI Minister Nishimura will also advance proposals for deeper cooperation between Japan and India on startups and clean energy on a trip to the subcontinent.
Nidec and chipmaker Renesas are developing a cutting-edge EV motor system and working toward stabilizing chip supply by internalizing the design process.
China will keep coercing countries with strings-attached investments, and democracies need to combat that by opening up trade opportunities, says Liz Truss.
Given the vital role of semiconductor technology and the escalating geopolitical tensions involving Taiwan, local production has never been more critical.
Hours ahead of the G7 Summit's kickoff on May 19, PM Fumio Kishida held bilateral meetings with Joe Biden, Rishi Sunak, and Giorgia Meloni.
Japanese researchers have discovered that a coffee compound boosts the conductivity of organic semiconductors. Could it be time for Japan to make a comeback?
The government and the private sector are investing in a new semiconductor company to regain Japan's lead in the global market.
Political and financial analyst Moët Fukuda warns: “China controls the technology and the communications. This means that China controls virtually everything.”
“Should democratic Taiwan be forsaken, all of the countries in the Indo-Pacific region could come within China’s reach,” a Japanese official bluntly explained.
The Quad is leading the way to create a digital Indo-Pacific with strong institutions and a digital architecture that is free, transparent, inclusive and democratic, therefore...