Kerry Furukawa
Japan Times
People / The Big Questions
Jul 4, 2023
Destiny and a little luck: EU Ambassador Paquet
Ambassador of the European Union to Japan, Jean-Eric Paquet graduated from Robert Schuman University in Strasbourg, the official seat of the European Parliament, with a degree in international and public policies in 1988.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / The Big Questions
Jun 5, 2023
Petronas’ Japan chief Ezhar tells of net-zero path
Ezhar Yazid Jaafar join Petronas as a civil engineer in 1990 and became chief representative of the Japan office in 2020, right around the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
Japan Times
Special Supplements / Hiroshima G7 Summit Special
May 19, 2023
New initiatives to increase globalization of education
After a pandemic that drastically reduced the numbers of Japanese students going abroad and foreign students arriving, Japan is again on a drive to internationalize higher education. Low economic growth, a labor shortage due to the declining birthrate and lagging competitiveness in science and technology...
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / The Big Questions
Apr 24, 2023
Dean Wilson sets new course at Temple University
Name: Matthew Wilson
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / The Big Questions
Oct 20, 2019
Life abroad characterized by gratitude and diligence
Alison Beale has worked for more than 22 years in education and cultural relations between the United Kingdom and Japan, having left home a month after graduating university.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / The Big Questions
Oct 6, 2019
Enduring lessons on the importance of community
Throughout his career spanning close to 22 years in the technology business — the last year and a half at Adobe — James McCready has adhered firmly to lessons he learned at home, as well as during a six-year stint playing professional baseball.


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