Bill Dorman

News reports from HPR's News Director, Bill Dorman

Asia Minute: June 1, 2011

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Japan's economy is still slowly recovering from the March earthquake and tsunami. One positive development: Chinese tourists are starting to return to Japan. HPR's Bill Dorman has more in today's Asia Minute.

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Asia Minute: May 31, 2011

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Taiwan is holding its annual computer show this week. An estimated 50 tablets will be on display. And as HPR's Bill Dorman reports in today's Asia Minute... customers are shopping for the future.

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Asia Minute: May 30, 2011

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U.S. military personnel from Hawaii are serving overseas in Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere. Hawaii is also home to the U.S. Pacific Command - which oversees forces covering countries from the west coast of the United States to the western border of India. In this Memorial Day Asia Minute, HPR's Bill Dorman reports on the scope of the U.S. military presence across the Asia Pacific.

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Asia Minute: May 27, 2011

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Saving money is a goal for many people - here in Hawaii and pretty much every place else in the world, too. In Asia, there are traditionally a number of ways to do that. But as HPR's Bill Dorman reports in today's Asia Minute, some ideas are better than others.

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Asia Minute: May 26, 2011

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The latest growth area for renewable energy is Japan. The country's Prime Minister has a new set of goals - and one of the most important parts includes solar power. HPR's Bill Dorman has more in today's Asia Minute.

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