Tag - yoshiro-mori



Japan Times
Feb 17, 2014
Games organizing committee clock is ticking
With the organizing committee for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics up and running, preparations for the mega-project have commenced. The main hurdles it faces are how to amass the vast sums of money needed to stage the games and the personnel needed to run them. There is also the task of maintaining...
Japan Times
Feb 9, 2014
Tokyo 2020 Olympic chief Mori faces media scrutiny
Yoshiro Mori, the new Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Organizing Committee president and former Prime Minister, faced some tough questions from the international media at a news conference on Sunday morning at the Main Media Center for the Sochi Games.
Japan Times
Jan 24, 2014
2020 Olympics organizing committee launched
The Japanese Olympic Committee and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government launch the organizing committee for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics Friday with former Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori as its head to start preparations in full swing.
Jan 14, 2014
Mori pitches Olympics 'for new age'
Former Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori said Tuesday prior to his official appointment as chairman of the 2020 Olympics organizing committee that he will strive to make the event appropriate for "a new age."
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Apr 25, 2013
Mori: Ease all or naught claim to Russia-held isles
Former Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori says Japan should be flexible in resolving the long-standing territorial disagreement with Russia by not sticking too much to the policy of seeking the return of every disputed island off Hokkaido.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Feb 22, 2013
Putin: Lack of treaty 'abnormal'
President Vladimir Putin on Thursday described the absence of a peace treaty between Japan and Russia as an "abnormal situation" and expressed his readiness to resolve the long-running dispute over a group of Russian-held islands off Hokkaido.
Dec 9, 2000
Yohei Kono or Ryutaro Hashimoto likely to succeed PM Yoshiro Mori
Foreign Minister Yohei Kono and former Prime Minister Ryutaro Hashimoto will emerge as the favorites to succeed Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori when the likelihood of his resignation increases come spring or summer, according to a veteran political analyst.
Jul 24, 2000
Once reduced to ashes, Okinawa's Shuri Castle regains its stature
Leaders of the Group of Eight major powers had a traditional Okinawan dinner Saturday night at Shuri Castle here in the prefectural capital, including boiled sliced pig's ear, goya bitter melon and locally brewed awamori liquor.


Things may look perfect to the outside world, but today's mom is fine with some imperfection at home.
How 'Reiwa moms' are reshaping motherhood in Japan