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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 9, 1988
Consul General Hiromoto Seki is the new head of the Japanese consular district for Southern California, Arizona and New Mexico, officials announced. Seki replaces former Consul General Taizo Watanabe, who is now deputy chief of mission at the Japanese Embassy in Washington. Seki's arrival at the Japanese Consulate in Los Angeles marks his second American posting. He also served at the Japanese Consulate in New York from 1961 through 1964.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 9, 1988
Consul General Hiromoto Seki is the new head of the Japanese consular district for Southern California, Arizona and New Mexico, officials announced. Seki replaces former Consul General Taizo Watanabe, who is now deputy chief of mission at the Japanese Embassy in Washington. Seki's arrival at the Japanese Consulate in Los Angeles marks his second American posting. He also served at the Japanese Consulate in New York from 1961 through 1964.
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BUSINESS
February 23, 1989 | LINDA WILLIAMS, Times Staff Writer
Most Japanese businesses in the United States will be open for business as usual Friday and are not expecting major interruptions in their work, although businesses and governmental agencies in Japan will be closed in observance of the funeral of Emperor Hirohito. Friday has been declared an official holiday in Japan, and the stock market will also be closed. Nomura Securities in New York, like several other U.S.
NEWS
May 2, 1985 | DON COOK, Times Staff Writer
West Germany and Japan on Wednesday gave their support to the U.S. call for a new round of international trade talks. Their action further isolated the French on this key issue, which will be taken up at the seven-nation economic summit conference that gets under way here today.
NEWS
June 20, 1988 | JEANNINE STEIN, Times Staff Writer
It sprinkled on the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's Edo Gala, but few seemed to mind. After all, said one guest, rain on such an occasion means good luck in Japan. The black-tie dinner was a fund-raiser and preview for the Pavilion for Japanese Art, the museum's new free-standing building for the exhibition and study of Japanese paintings and sculpture.
NEWS
March 13, 1989 | KEVIN ALLMAN
Saturday night's benefit performance of "Sansei," an original musical theater piece by the jazz-fusion band Hiroshima, was chosen for a first at the Music Center--the first major public event hosted by the Asian American Friends of Center Theatre Group, a pan-Asian support group for the Mark Taper Forum and the Ahmanson Theatre. The AAF, organized in 1986, is working to increase Asian involvement at the Music Center, and involves Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Filipino and Southeast Asian members.
NEWS
September 30, 1989 | PAMELA MARIN
Champagne and speeches at the Performing Arts Center in Costa Mesa on Wednesday before a performance of Takigi Noh--a form of Japan's ancient Noh theater enacted outdoors, by firelight (takigi means firewood ) . The program, presented by UC Irvine and the consulate of Japan, was the second stop on a five-city American tour for Japan's esteemed Kita Ryu-Noh troupe.
BUSINESS
November 13, 1995 | DAVID HOLLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Pacific Rim leaders gathering in Osaka, Japan, later this week are likely to set aside a contentious argument over liberalization of farm trade while agreeing to an "Action Plan" toward the long-term goal of regional free trade. At a summit last year of the 18-member Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in Bogor, Indonesia, the region's leaders agreed that industrialized economies would drop all trade barriers by the year 2010 and other members would do so by 2020.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 20, 1988 | ELIZABETH VENANT, Times Staff Writer
Beneath gold-emblazoned banners fluttering from festival sites, Japan is offering Los Angeles this month a glimpse of all things Japanese, from cutting-edge advertising design to cooking demonstrations to stellar cultural events--a revered antique puppet show, emerging modern dance and ornate 17th- to 19th-Century scroll paintings. During Japan Week L.A.
NEWS
July 21, 1988 | MARY LOU LOPER, Times Staff Writer
It isn't every day that Los Angeles gets a prestigious new private dining club. City Club on Bunker Hill is skyrocketing. About 1,200 founder invitations to membership went out last week from chairman Walter Beran and the board of governors (which includes many of the city's most influential). The opening is set for January. The club will be on the 54th floor of the Wells Fargo Tower at Wells Fargo Center (in the old Crocker Bank executive dining room area).
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