Reiji Yoshida

Reiji Yoshida is a staff writer and deputy manager of the Domestic News Division. Since joining The Japan Times in 1993, he has intensively covered domestic politics, diplomacy and defense issues as well as the 2011 Fukushima nuclear crisis.

For Reiji Yoshida's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Discount travel agency Tellmeclub files for bankruptcy

/ Mar 27, 2017

Discount travel agency Tellmeclub files for bankruptcy

Tokyo-based travel agency Tellmeclub filed for bankruptcy with the Tokyo District Court on Monday with liabilities estimated at ¥15.1 billion, including ¥9.9 billion relating to 36,000 travel contracts. Tellmeclub is now set to be liquidated, with about 80 employees to eventually lose their jobs, ...

Tillerson calls for new approach on North Korea

/ Mar 16, 2017

Tillerson calls for new approach on North Korea

Visiting U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson indicated Thursday in Tokyo that Washington is ready to toughen its diplomatic approach toward North Korea, noting the futility of trying to convince it to abandon its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs. “It is important to ...