Main Page | See live article | Alphabetical index

The Japan Times

The Japan Times is one of the few independent English newspapers published in Japan: it mainly competes with English editions of the major dailies, such as the Daily Yomiuri and the Mainichi Daily News, as well as the International Herald Tribune. The paper is known for having a slightly liberal slant.

Founded: 1897

Chairman: Toshiaki Ogasawara

Capital: 476,437,000 yen

Staff: Approx. 260

Business: Publishes The Japan Times, The Japan Times Weekly, Shukan ST bilingual weekly, books in English and Japanese; operates InterFM radio station, as well as a travel agency

Head office: 5-4, Shibaura 4-chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8071 - telephone (03) 3453-5312

Osaka office: Edobori KN Bldg., 1-25-29 Edobori, Nishi-ku, Osaka 550-0002 - telephone (06) 6445-0881


External links

The homepage:
See also List of newspapers