Yasuji Matsumoto

For Yasuji Matsumoto's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

ANA veteran to revamp safety regime at Asiana

Jan 24, 2014

ANA veteran to revamp safety regime at Asiana

A former All Nippon Airways pilot has been hired by Asiana Airlines to improve its safety standards after a fatal crash last July at San Francisco International Airport. "I have extensive international experience and will aim to enhance safety management at Asiana on the basis ...

Dec 26, 2013

Korean singer soothes strained ties

A second-generation Korean resident in Japan, singer Chon Wol Son has for three decades performed songs from the two countries she calls home. The 56-year-old soprano in September received an award from the Japan-Korea Cultural Foundation for her contributions to deepening bilateral relations through music. In ...