Tag - yuriko-koike



Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jul 30, 2016
Candidates make final appeal on last day before Tokyo gubernatorial election
Candidates vying to become Tokyo governor took to the streets under a simmering sun Saturday to make their final appeals before Tokyoites go to the polls Sunday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jul 28, 2016
Tokyo race front-runners seen as short on plans for day care, Olympics
As Tokyo residents gear up to vote in Sunday's gubernatorial election, candidates are making last-ditch bids for ballots.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jul 26, 2016
In Tokyo gubernatorial poll, more color than most know
What do a onetime Arabic translator, an advocate of decentralization and a former Tehran correspondent have in common?
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jul 25, 2016
Koike gaining momentum in Tokyo gubernatorial race, survey shows
Former Defense Minister Yuriko Koike is gaining the upper hand, followed by former internal affairs minister Hiroya Masuda and veteran journalist Shuntaro Torigoe.
Jul 22, 2016
Abe's boys club makes mockery of 'womenomics'
If Shinzo Abe cared about gender equality he would back Yuriko Koike's bid to be Tokyo's first female governor.
Jul 20, 2016
The election showdown in Tokyo
Tokyo voters have a big decision to make, and the party affiliations of the leading candidates for governor should be the least of their worries.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jul 18, 2016
Poll finds Koike, Torigoe leading Tokyo gubernatorial race, but 40% of voters undecided
Former defense minister Yuriko Koike and veteran journalist Shuntaro Torigoe are leading the race to become Tokyo governor, with former internal affairs minister Hiroya Masuda in third place, according to the latest Kyodo News survey.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jul 13, 2016
Utsunomiya withdraws from Tokyo gubernatorial race to boost opposition-supported Torigoe
One day before campaigning kicks off in Tokyo's gubernatorial election, major contender Kenji Utsunomiya withdraws to give the opposition a better chance.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jul 11, 2016
LDP's Masuda gets official Tokyo gubernatorial nod as former commentator Koga weighs DP bid
Former internal affairs minister Hiroya Masuda officially joined the Tokyo gubernatorial race Monday after receiving the backing of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party's Tokyo chapter, while a torrent of other candidates appeared ready to join him in throwing their hats into the ring.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jul 5, 2016
LDP's Tokyo chapter puts off anointing gubernatorial pick until after Upper House election
The Tokyo branch of the Liberal Democratic Party won't choose its candidate for the July 31 gubernatorial race until after Sunday's Upper House election.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jun 29, 2016
Former LDP defense chief Koike goes rogue, announces bid to be Tokyo's first female governor
The LDP veteran bucks her party, throwing her hat into the ring for the gubernatorial election slated for next month.
Japan Times
Mar 20, 2014
Abe funds matchmaking to ease welfare bill
Over coffee and cake in a rural cafe in Kochi Prefecture, Hideyuki Tanaka, 40, plucked up the courage to speak with Eri, 14 years his junior.
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 19, 2013
Renault to hire ex-defense chief Yuriko Koike as director
Renault SA plans to appoint former Defense Minister Yuriko Koike as an outside director, sources said Thursday.


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