Sayuri Daimon

Sayuri Daimon is an executive operating officer and the managing editor of The Japan Times. Daimon is the first woman to fill this role in the newspaper’s 116-year history. Since joining the newspaper in 1991, she has covered various fields as a staff writer, ranging from politics to business. She became Domestic News Division Manager in 2006, Deputy Managing Editor in 2008, and Executive Operating Officer from July 2013. She was awarded the Nieman Fellowship at Harvard University in 2000.

For Sayuri Daimon's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

WEF chief does more than talk the talk

Nov 14, 2013

WEF chief does more than talk the talk

As a child growing up in Germany during the war, Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum, witnessed the consequences of all-out conflict, and the stark contrast between war and peace. “My father was working for a Swiss company, so ...

Video clips spell out findings of panel probing nuclear crisis

Oct 30, 2013

Video clips spell out findings of panel probing nuclear crisis

The independent Diet panel investigating the Fukushima nuclear crisis wrapped up its mission and compiled a 592-page report in July 2012, but probably only a handful of people have read the full account and even fewer understand it. However, six short video clips explaining ...

Oct 1, 2013

WEF ranks Japan 15th in worker development

Japan ranks 15th among 122 countries in the World Economic Forum’s first Human Capital Index report on countries’ abilities to develop and deploy healthy, educated and able workers, the forum said Tuesday. The report by the forum, known for its annual meeting of leaders ...

New America-Japan Society chief looks to expand

Jul 31, 2013

New America-Japan Society chief looks to expand

It has a well-recognized name and more than a century of history. Many prominent figures from Japan and the United States have been involved in its efforts to nurture friendly ties between the two nations. But Ichiro Fujisaki, newly appointed president of the America-Japan ...

High schoolers dream of Ivy League

Apr 19, 2013

High schoolers dream of Ivy League

One March afternoon in Shibuya Ward, a group of high schoolers earnestly listened as students from Harvard University described life on their campus. “Who is interested in going to school in the U.S.?” one Harvard student asked. A host of hands shot up in ...