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educator , journalist

Toru Kuroiwa, Japanese journalist, educator. Decorated honorary officer Order British Empire; recipient award, Japan Press Club, 1999. Member Japan Press Club.

Background

Kuroiwa, Toru was born on August 5, 1940 in Tokyo. Son of Kikuro and Taka (Kuwano) Kuroiwa.

Education

Bachelor in Law and Politics, Tokyo University, 1964. Postgraduate St. Antony's College, Oxford University, England, 1972.

Career

London correspondent The Mainichi Newspapers, Japan, 1975-1982, Washington correspondent Japan, 1984-1987, chief London bureau, European editor Japan, 1989-1995, senior staff writer Japan, 1995-1998. Visiting senior staff writer, professor social science Toyo Eiwa University, Yokohama-shi, Japan, since 1999.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Spiritually Rich British, 1984, Fighting and Leadership, Mistress Thatcher, 1988, Mysterious Countries of English, United States and United Kingdom, 1989, British Royal Family, 1995, British Way of Life, 1997, British Leadership After World World War II, 1998, The Decisive Britain, Emergence of a New Leader--Tony Blair, 1998.

Membership

Member Japan Press Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, skiing.

Connections

Married Chizuko Hisamatsu, September 12, 1965.

father:
Kikuro Kuroiwa

mother:
Taka (Kuwano) Kuroiwa

spouse:
Chizuko Hisamatsu