^Jones, Linda. "Japan Plans to Open Consulate in Metro Detroit Next Year." The Detroit News (EN). October 19, 1992. Page E5. "Japan will open a consulate in metro Detroit by Jan 1, 1993, in an effort to ease tensions with auto companies, improve the country's image here and better[...]" The Detroit Public Library (EN) offers microfilms of this newspaper.
^ abOnishi, Norimitsu. "Japan to Open Detroit Consulate." Detroit Free Press. December 5, 1992. Page B9. "The Japanese government will open a temporary consulate in an undisclosed downtown Detroit hotel on Jan 11, 1993, as officials seek a permanent office[...]" The Detroit Public Library offers microfilms of this newspaper. The University of Michigan Graduate Library also has this newspaper available in microfilm format.
^Onishi, Norimitsu. "Diplomat relishes challenge." Detroit Free Press. May 23, 1993. Page F1. "Norimitsu Onishi comments on the challenges facing diplomat Yasukuni Enoki as he opens Japan's first consulate in Detroit, a city that stands at the focal point[...]" The Detroit Public Library offers microfilms of this newspaper. The University of Michigan Graduate Library also has this newspaper available in microfilm format.
^Epstein, Edward. "WORLD INSIDER." San Francisco Chronicle. Tuesday January 5, 1993. News p. A7 World Insider column. Available on NewsBank, Record Number: 14013. "Japan's Transport Ministry is going to station an expert at the Japanese Consulate in Detroit to help facilitate the export of U.S.-made cars to Japan, reports the Japan Digest. The official will inspect and drive models that Detroit's automakers want to sell in Japan, thus helping to speed the process under which Japan tests imports for safety and emissions. Delays in this procedure have long been one of Detroit's big complaints about trying to export cars to Japan."