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Vivienne Kenrick
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / PERSONALITY PROFILE
Oct 27, 2007
Ryozo Tanaka
A question often asked of Professor Ryozo Tanaka is "What made you so keen on English culture and tradition?"
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / PERSONALITY PROFILE
Oct 20, 2007
Haruko Komura
Haruko Komura said, "I don't want to be in the forefront of politics. I do want to continue working for peace."
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / PERSONALITY PROFILE
Oct 6, 2007
Antonio Ploszay
"Plans," said Antonio Ploszay, "are for people who are not doing what they want to do."
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / PERSONALITY PROFILE
Sep 29, 2007
Hamilton Armstrong
"Sometimes I think my head is so big because it is so full of dreams."
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / PERSONALITY PROFILE
Sep 8, 2007
Lilian Mendes Kano
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Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / PERSONALITY PROFILE
Sep 1, 2007
Sekiko Kamata
Thirty years ago, the Kanagawa International Foundation came into being with the laudable aim of promoting Japan's cultural and artistic aspects to its region's audience. KIF set up the Minami Circle, which three decades later is still working in the interests of international friendship.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / PERSONALITY PROFILE
Jul 28, 2007
Katy Onda
On a recent announcement for a one-day cooking school, Katy Onda wrote that she would introduce a British menu suitable for the summer.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / PERSONALITY PROFILE
Jul 21, 2007
Mitsuya Goto
Mitsuya Goto can tell any aspiring student how to learn English. "You really have to want to," he might say, and "you must use any tool available to you."
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / PERSONALITY PROFILE
Jul 14, 2007
Barbara Abbate
"Our latest trip, a return to Japan after 23 years, to see old friends and old places is especially exciting. We feel at home. The essential politeness, cleanliness, naivete, kindness and curiosity of the people have not changed. It is very comforting, and we are so glad to have come back," said Barbara...
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / PERSONALITY PROFILE
Jul 7, 2007
Kyoko Mimura
"Recognizing some kind of beauty goes beyond all borders," Kyoko Mimura said.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / PERSONALITY PROFILE
Jun 30, 2007
Jorge Ferreras
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Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / PERSONALITY PROFILE
Jun 16, 2007
Yukari Pratt
Put together the bright picture of a girl, growing up in Minnesota, with her younger brother, their Japanese mother and American father. She attended Luther College in Iowa, and took her degree there in a compelling interest, music. She said: "Music played a big part in my high school years. I had a...
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / PERSONALITY PROFILE
Jun 9, 2007
Hubert Durt
Japan's constitutional peace guarantee was, and still is, the main cause of Dr. Hubert Durt's admiration for this country. It was the magnet that drew him here.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / PERSONALITY PROFILE
Jun 2, 2007
V.C. Lingam
The attraction of higher education in Japan first brought V.C. Lingam here from Singapore. "I read a few books, and I thought why not?" he said. That was a very long time ago. He is 93 now, and a permanent resident of Japan.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / PERSONALITY PROFILE
May 26, 2007
Profile: Tomisaku Kawasaki
Dr. Tomisaku Kawasaki bears the distinction of having his name attached to a little-known children's disease. This naming was not something that he, a modest man, sought.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / PERSONALITY PROFILE
May 19, 2007
Tetsuzo Inumaru
When the first Imperial Hotel opened in Tokyo in 1890, it was a wooden, three-storied, Western-styled building.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / PERSONALITY PROFILE
May 12, 2007
Kylie Schuyler
"My interest in the M.S. Swaminathan Foundation stems from the vision of humanist and scientist Professor Swaminathan himself. His ideas and projects appeal to me greatly because by empowering people they are all aimed at the elimination of poverty. Swaminathan's focus has the potential to bring about...
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / PERSONALITY PROFILE
May 5, 2007
Katherine Cash
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Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / PERSONALITY PROFILE
Apr 28, 2007
Theodore McNelly
In his book "Witness to the 20th Century" Theodore McNelly presents an autobiography officially beginning with his birth in Wisconsin in 1919.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / PERSONALITY PROFILE
Apr 21, 2007
John Kaizan Neptune
"The older the fiddle, the sweeter the tune," John Kaizan Neptune said.

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Tokashiki Beach acts as a sanctuary for sea turtles and offers ideal snorkeling waters. It was also the site of the U.S. Army’s preliminary invasion that led to the 1945 Battle of Okinawa, which resulted in the deaths of nearly 150,000 people.
On Okinawa's Tokashiki Island, life's a beach — one of the best in the world