Here goes with My AP Stories in 2022. My AP Stories for 2021 and more links there for the previous years.
My AP Story May 13, 2022 on Nissan mulling a third auto plant in the U.S.
My AP Story May 11, 2022 about Wim Wenders making a film about fancy public restrooms in Japan.
My AP Story May 6, 2022 on musicians coming together in a video collaboration for Ukraine.
My AP Story April 27, 2022 on a Japan railway powered entirely by renewable energy.
My AP Story April 21, 2022 about U.S. drone company Zipline starting to deliver medicine in Japan.
My AP Story April 20, 2022 on an Ukrainian opera singer praying for peace through song.
My AP Story April 8, 2022 about “Tokyo Vice.”
My co-byline AP Story May 10, 2022 about an All Japan committee promoting the Sapporo Olympic bid.
My AP Story April 7, 2022 about famed directors denouncing sexual abuse in Japanese filmmaking.
My AP Story April 16, 2022 on American lawmakers meeting with Japan’s prime minister.
My AP Story April 12, 2022 on Honda’s electrification strategy.
My AP Story April 8, 2022 on Nissan developing a “game changing” battery for electric cars.
My AP Story March 24, 2022 on Toshiba shareholders voting down the latest restructuring plan.
My AP Story March 3, 2022 on the verdict for Greg Kelly, cleared on all counts except for charges in one of the eight contested years. He gets to go home because his sentence was suspended. The defense is appealing, asserting complete innocence.
My AP Story March 16, 2022 on the Tokyo prosecutors also appealing the verdict for Greg Kelly.
My AP EXPLAINER Story March 1, 2022 on the verdict for Greg Kelly, an American on trial in the Carlos Ghosn scandal.
My AP Story March 10, 2022 on the U.S. government seeking the two Americans in prison in Carlos Ghosn’s escape be allowed to serve the rest of their time in the U.S.
My AP Story Feb. 24, 2022 on how a Japanese woman influenced Jamaican music.
My AP Story March 24, 2022 about a widening scandal at top brokerage SMBC Nikko Securities.
My co-bylined AP Story March 16, 2022 on Sapporo’s bid for the 2030 Olympics.
My AP Story Feb. 28, 2022 on how Japanese manga has gone global.
My AP Story March 4, 2022 on Japan’s Honda, Sony joining forces on new electric vehicle.
My AP Story March 1, 2022 on Toshiba’s CEO stepping down amid restructuring efforts.
My AP Story Feb. 16, 2022 on Kirin selling its China venture to an investment fund.
My AP Story Feb. 8, 2022 on SoftBank turning to IPO for its stake in Arm.
My AP Story Jan. 24, 2022, our obit on French fashion designer Manfred Thierry Mugler.
My AP Story Jan. 28, 2022 on Toyota going to the moon.
My AP Story Jan. 7, 2022 on Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa speaking about his recent trip to outer space.
My AP Story Feb. 15, 2022 on the economy growing on the back of improved consumer spending and exports.
My AP Story Feb. 1, 2022 on Toyota apologizing for employee’s suicide after overwork and power harassment.
My AP Story Jan. 28, 2022 on a high-profile departure at SoftBank.
My AP Story Jan. 27, 2022 on the Renault-Nissan alliance investing in electric vehicles.
I’m a Contributor to this AP Story Jan. 25, 2022 on Japanese skateboarders.
I worked on this AP Story Jan. 22, 2022 on the Tonga volcanic eruption.
My AP Story Jan. 21, 2022 on the shortage of parts caused by the coronavirus pandemic further denting production at Toyota.
My AP Story Jan. 20, 2022 on Japan’s imports and exports reaching record highs.
My AP Story Jan. 18, 2022 on Japan expanding COVID measures.
My AP Story Jan 12, 2022 on Japanese Minister Daishiro Yamagiwa confident about balancing COVID controls with economic growth.
My AP Story Jan. 9, 2022 on the Japanese prime minister saying a deal has been reached on the U.S. military to stop COVID’s spread.
My AP Story Jan. 7, 2022 about Japan kicking in restrictions to curb COVID infections in Okinawa, Yamaguchi and Hiroshima.
My AP Story Jan. 6, 2022 on Japan asking U.S. forces to stay on bases as COVID cases jump.
I’m a Contributor to this AP Story Jan. 5, 2022 on North Korea firing a suspected missile.
My AP Story Jan. 4, 2021 on Japan’s Prime Minister promising coronavirus boosters and new measures against the omicron.
My AP Story Jan. 1, 2022 on the emperor’s message for the New Year.