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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.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 8, 2012
Ex-envoy to U.S. heartened by eventful stint
Ichiro Fujisaki's four-year stint as Japan's ambassador to the U.S. saw turbulent events — the Great East Japan Earthquake, shifting political power in Nagata-cho and President Barack Obama's re-election — to name but a few.
JAPAN
Nov 24, 2012
World Economic Forum task force to tackle Japan's financial gender gap
The World Economic Forum has announced the launch of a task force to close Japan's economic gender gaps by 10 percent by 2015.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 25, 2012
Harvard visitors get eye-opener in Tohoku, meet Noda, key officials
Some Japanese are pessimistic about the country's future and its declining presence in the world, but political science students from Harvard University who recently visited the Tohoku region saw strong signs of society regrouping after last March's calamities.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 22, 2011
Tohoku students share tales of disasters on global stage
Global leaders who gathered last week in Dalian, China, for the Annual Meeting of the New Champions, Asia's premier global business forum, had a rare chance to hear Japanese high school and university students' firsthand experiences of the March disasters.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 29, 2010
Ex-bureaucrats bent on reform
A few years before the end of the Edo Period in 1865, prominent samurai Sakamoto Ryoma founded a private navy and the Kameyama Shachu trading company in Nagasaki and led the movement to overthrow the Tokugawa shogunate.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 10, 2010
Hotels find profit in catering to families
One autumn afternoon in Kobuchizawa, Yamanashi Prefecture, a group of children and their parents were driving to a field to pick fresh vegetables for pizzas they planned to make there.
Japan Times
JAPAN / LIVING IN LUXURY
Oct 22, 2010
Diplomat's House a Victorian original on Yamate bluff
Just a five-minute walk from JR Ishikawacho Station on the Keihin-Tohoku Line, an old Victorian-style building known as the Diplomat's House stands on a bluff overlooking Yokohama.
Japan Times
JAPAN / LIVING IN LUXURY
Sep 10, 2010
Royal trappings grace Akasaka Guest House
People who visited the Grand Prince Hotel Akasaka in Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo, may have stepped into the old two-story Guest House, which stands behind the 40-story main hotel.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 4, 2010
DPJ, like voters, too flighty: Kabashima
Kumamoto Gov. Ikuo Kabashima feels what is lacking in politics is patience, both by the Democratic Party of Japan and voters.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Aug 14, 2010
Hawaiian spreads its wings via Haneda debut
With the opening of a fourth runway at Tokyo's Haneda airport in late October, the head of Hawaiian Airlines, which will soon start a new Tokyo-Honolulu service, is already looking to further expand the carrier's business in Japan.
JAPAN
Jun 15, 2010
Tokyo 'weekend' dads see little of kids during week: study
Fathers in Tokyo spend less time with their children on weekdays compared with fathers in Seoul, Beijing and Shanghai, but out of the four groups they spend the most time with them on weekends, a recent poll by Benesse Corp. found.
JAPAN
Jun 5, 2010
Likeable, shows promise, but Tarutoko who?
When he emerged Thursday to run against Naoto Kan for the Democratic Party of Japan presidency and hence the prime ministership, many probably asked who is Shinji Tarutoko?
JAPAN / BOOSTING THE BIRTHRATE
Jun 2, 2010
Holdout singles stalling birthrate
Japan's low birthrate has accelerated the graying population.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 17, 2009
Fukushima has fought for women, foreigners
Mizuho Fukushima, leader of the Social Democratic Party, has long been active in dealing with humanitarian and women's issues, ranging from sexual harassment to domestic violence to foreigners' rights.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 18, 2009
Traumas of Showa Era have shaped a man's life
A man's life alone cannot represent the Showa Era in its entirety, but Susumu Iida's serves to underscore many of its harsh legacies.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / TAKING A CHANCE
Jul 8, 2009
Lean, mean business machines
In the 1990s, few Japanese associated the term "coaching" with instructing and directing people toward achieving their goals in business.
Japan Times
JAPAN / EXPLAINER
Jun 16, 2009
The all-powerful voice of corporate Japan
Since its founding, the Japan Business Federation (Nippon Keidanren) has been the nation's most powerful business lobby and its head is often called "the prime minister of the business world."
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 30, 2009
Opening the door to foreigners
Massive layoffs from the current economic crisis are falling heavily on foreign workers, many of whom are opting to leave the country to seek work back home.
Japan Times
JAPAN / MIXED MATCHES
Feb 7, 2009
Long-shot meeting, longtime love
After training under a dyer for six months in Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture, art student Satoko Yamagishi decided she needed a break. In October 1998 she went to Montreal, where she met Philippe Lavoie, a Canadian computer chip designer studying Japanese.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 20, 2008
NPO chief helping out other charities
Daigo Sato, the man who founded the NPO that set up Japan's first political internship program, Dot-JP, 10 years ago, has embarked on a new mission this year to help the nonprofit organizations themselves.

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