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December 6, 1988 | NANCY YOSHIHARA, Times Staff Writer
After 26 years of trying to find a hotel in Tokyo to manage, Westin Hotels & Resorts said Monday that its name will go up on a new 500-room luxury hotel to be built by Sapporo Breweries Ltd. The Seattle chain, which has 65 hotels worldwide, will operate the Westin Hotel, Tokyo, under a 20-year management agreement signed with Yoshitaka Takakuwa, president of the Japanese beer company. The hotel, estimated to cost $240 million, is to open in 1993 as part of Sapporo's $1.
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December 6, 1988 | NANCY YOSHIHARA, Times Staff Writer
After 26 years of trying to find a hotel in Tokyo to manage, Westin Hotels & Resorts said Monday that its name will go up on a new 500-room luxury hotel to be built by Sapporo Breweries Ltd. The Seattle chain, which has 65 hotels worldwide, will operate the Westin Hotel, Tokyo, under a 20-year management agreement signed with Yoshitaka Takakuwa, president of the Japanese beer company. The hotel, estimated to cost $240 million, is to open in 1993 as part of Sapporo's $1.
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December 26, 1988 | NANCY YOSHIHARA, Times Staff Writer
Chieko Nakamura Aoki's husband isn't as well known as Ivana Trump's Donald, nor are her New York hotel holdings as vast as Leona Helmsley's. But she is right up there among these grand dames of the hotel business.
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August 22, 1988 | KEITH BRADSHER, Times Staff Writer
CalMat of Los Angeles was stuck with an unwelcome shareholder: New Zealand corporate raider Ronald A. Brierley. A small investment bank specializing in Japanese buyouts of U.S. firms, Peers & Co., noticed the situation at the end of last year and decided that Japan's largest cement producer might be interested in seeking its fortune in the United States. Peers went to a shareholder, Long-Term Credit Bank of Japan Ltd., which in turn approached Onoda Cement Co.
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August 30, 1999 | MARK MAGNIER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Earlier this year, a random sampling of "women only" classified job postings in major Japanese newspapers was limited mostly to low-end positions for nurses, housekeepers, textile workers and food-service employees. "We need many more women," proclaimed one railway noodle stand company in the March 18 edition of the Asahi Shimbun newspaper. "We need women under 25," said a more specific posting for secretaries in the Yomiuri Shimbun, Japan's largest newspaper.
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