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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
Jun 21, 2000
Vote with criteria in mind: Hosokawa
Voters should cast their ballots in Sunday's election by asking themselves if the government has steered Japan in a desirable direction and whether it has reinforced the people's trust in politics, former Prime Minister Morihiro Hosokawa says.
JAPAN
Jun 16, 2000
Students schooled in politics, not apathy
Hiroshi Harada, a 23-year-old associate of the Matsushita Institute of Government and Management, better known as Matsushita Seikei Juku, gets up before 6 a.m. every day, does exercises to an NHK radio program and cleans up around the institute's main gate with other associates.
JAPAN
May 11, 2000
School has an ear for Korean language
Every eye in the classroom is fixed on Shinji Kurosawa's lips. " 'Pul gogi,' repeat after me," instructs the Korean language teacher.
BUSINESS
Mar 15, 2000
eBay may herald an online revolution
The recent arrival of major U.S. online auction operator eBay Inc. may bring another online revolution to Japan, the world's second-largest Internet market.
JAPAN
Jan 30, 2000
Old doesn't necessarily mean convalescent
A group of elderly women chatting over lunch and devoting the rest of their time to making handicrafts such as dolls and handkerchiefs say that time really flies at Kawaji-san-chi, a new type of day-care home.
BUSINESS
Jan 17, 2000
Fukushima exits chamber on bright note
To the eyes of the former president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan, the Japanese business environment has changed over the last several years, thanks in part to an influx of foreign companies and capital.
JAPAN
Nov 3, 1999
26-year-old aims to be online ad king
Staff writer
JAPAN
Sep 13, 1999
Taiwanese youths becoming Japan fans
Staff writer
JAPAN
Sep 3, 1999
Japan urged to see Taiwan as own entity
Staff writer
JAPAN
Aug 31, 1999
LDP race unofficially under way
Staff writer
JAPAN
Aug 12, 1999
Lawmaker urges halt in cash flow to North Korea
Staff writer
JAPAN
Jul 23, 1999
LDP may have to walk political tightrope
Staff writers
JAPAN
Jul 22, 1999
No national consensus on national symbols
Staff writers
JAPAN
Jun 17, 1999
DPJ slumping in face of alliance
In sharp contrast to the governing Liberal Democratic Party, which is flexing more political muscle as it woos New Komeito to join the ruling coalition, the Democratic Party of Japan seems to be at a loss on how to find a way to shore up its sagging position in national politics.
JAPAN
Jun 10, 1999
Analysis: Lofty administrative goals not attained by bills
It has been said that the two sets of administrative reform bills moving on to the Upper House will bring about Japan's most sweeping reforms in 100 years and end the bureaucracy's dominance over the administration.
JAPAN
May 25, 1999
New Defense Role: Next step is to free up SDF
Staff writer
JAPAN
May 21, 1999
Prime minister's quarters to get update
Staff writer
JAPAN
May 3, 1999
Kan's policy quest undeterred despite party's slump
Staff writer
JAPAN
Apr 26, 1999
Analysis: Defense changes dodged public debate
Staff writers
JAPAN
Apr 13, 1999
DPJ to ship biscuits to North Korea in bid for talks
Staff writer

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