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Masato Matsushita, Chinese journalist. Member Foreign Corrs. Association in Philippines (deputy president 1978, president 1979).

Background

Matsushita, Masato was born on October 4, 1943 in Pingtung, Taiwan. Son of Fumio and Sada (Iwasaki) Matsushita.

Education

Bachelor, International Christian University, 1967.

Career

Phnom Penh bureau chief Kyodo News Service, 1974-1975, Manila bureau chief, 1976-1979, Tehran bureau chief, 1981-1982, London correspondent, 1983-1986, Washington editor, 1990-1992. International economic news editor K.K. Kyodo News Service, Tokyo, 1992-1993, deputy managing director general administration, since 1993.

Membership

Member Foreign Corrs. Association in Philippines (deputy president 1978, president 1979).

Connections

Married Yukiko Kawanishi, April 11, 1971. Children: Shinichi, Hiroko.

father:
Fumio Matsushita

mother:
Sada (Iwasaki) Matsushita

spouse:
Yukiko Kawanishi

child:
Shinichi Matsushita

child:
Hiroko Matsushita