Author Archives: Mike (in Tokyo) Rogers

The Korean Smackdown of the Japanese

I was at my son’s school the other day and got into a conversation with a friend who is the chief of Japan operations for Korea’s electronics giant, Samsung corporation. His son and my son are in the same class again this year and so it was very pleasant to see him and talk. During that talk, we came to the subject of how Samsung is dominating the market in flat screen TVs and moving that direction in the hand held computers and cellphones field too. Continue reading

We Need Obesity Control

“Obesity, Diabetes, Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure costs this country more than $120 billion dollars each year.” – Michele Obama

It is well known that obesity is Americas number one killer today. Don’t believe me; just take a gander at the video of Michelle Obama as she makes the quote above. Talk about the pot calling the kettle black!

“The spoons made me do it!” Continue reading