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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
Apr 1, 1999
Early passage hoped for defense bill amendments
Staff writer
JAPAN
Mar 29, 1999
Allure, image of governor posts growing on Diet
Staff writers
JAPAN
Mar 25, 1999
Local Elections '99: LDP tying up with opposition
and YOKO HANI Staff writers
JAPAN
Feb 11, 1999
New Komeito key player in Tokyo election
Now that the ruling Liberal Democratic Party and the largest opposition Democratic Party of Japan have picked their candidates for the Tokyo gubernatorial election in April, the two parties are waiting with bated breath to see where New Komeito will direct its support.
JAPAN
Feb 9, 1999
Bill to amend Constitution breaks taboo
In a move that could break a longtime political taboo, a suprapartisan group of lawmakers decided Tuesday to submit a bill to create a research panel in both chambers of the Diet to review the 51-year-old Constitution for possible amendments in the future.
JAPAN
Feb 5, 1999
Debate on defense bills nears Diet agenda
The Diet finally appears set to deliberate bills to cover the updated Japan-U.S. defense cooperation guidelines, now that the Liberal Democratic Party has officially proposed setting up a special committee on the issue.
JAPAN
Jan 14, 1999
Analysis: Coalition plagued with problems
After days of intense haggling between the Liberal Democratic Party and Liberal Party, Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi finally launched a coalition government Thursday. But despite his desire for a stable government, he appears to be headed for trouble.
JAPAN
Dec 11, 1998
Extra Diet session smooth sailing for LDP
Staff writer
JAPAN
Dec 4, 1998
LDP-Liberal Party rift grows
Staff writers
JAPAN
Nov 23, 1998
Frozen pizza entrepreneur opens doors for female execs
22nd in a series of occasional articles about venture businesses
JAPAN
Nov 2, 1998
Obuchi reaches out in Osaka
Staff writer
JAPAN
Oct 8, 1998
Manufacturers in losing battle with lifetime employment
Staff writerFinancial institutions are not the only Japanese companies suffering from the moribund economy.Major electronics firms and automakers, which once basked in the strong growth of the famed Japanese economic miracle, have revised their projected earnings downward for the first half of the current...
JAPAN
Oct 7, 1998
Public funds the best medicine, U.S. chamber says
Staff writerIf you cut your arm and blood was flowing like a river, the first thing you would have to do is stop the bleeding, the head of the world's largest business organization in the United States said.In the same manner, Japan must expeditiously inject public funds into its ailing banking sector...
JAPAN
Sep 29, 1998
Foreign firms cool to hot Japanese real estate
Staff writer
JAPAN
Sep 28, 1998
Mitsubishi Motors accelerates streamlining
Staff writerTo expedite its restructuring program, Mitsubishi Motors Corp. has revised its earlier plan to reduce the number of employees and interest-bearing liabilities, an executive of MMC said Monday.
JAPAN
Sep 11, 1998
Telecom giants poised to buy in Japan, analyst says
Staff writer
JAPAN
Aug 17, 1998
Enterprise Spirit: Game distributor finds right outlet
20th in a series of occasional articles on venture businesses
JAPAN
Aug 11, 1998
No mega-merger on horizon for road-warrior Honda
Staff writer
JAPAN
Jul 24, 1998
Business focuses on the crew rather than the leader
Staff writer
JAPAN
Jul 23, 1998
Keidanren urges financial realignment
Staff writer

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