Louise George Kittaka

For Louise George Kittaka's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Former mentors inspire 'pay it forward' approach

| Jun 24, 2018

Former mentors inspire 'pay it forward' approach

Name: Peter Jennings Title: President, Dow Japan and Korea (since June 2012) URL: jp.dow.com/ja-jp DoB: Jan. 22, 1960 Hometown: West Branch, Missouri Years in Japan: 6 American Peter Jennings vividly remembers the day he was called into his CEO's office. "He said, 'I have a question for you. Would you ...

Newcomer sees chances to improve bilateral relations

| May 27, 2018

Newcomer sees chances to improve bilateral relations

Name: Elin Flygenring Title: Ambassador of Iceland (since January 2018) URL: www.iceland.is/iceland-abroad/jp/english DOB: May 12, 1957 Hometown: Hafnarfjordur, Iceland Years in Japan: Less than a year With a population of just 336,000, on the surface the Nordic nation of Iceland may not seem to have much in common with Japan, ...

A primer on navigating your ID landscape

| Apr 25, 2018

A primer on navigating your ID landscape

A number of changes to Japanese ID registration systems have been implemented in recent years, some of them for everyone in Japan and others pertinent only to foreign nationals. The ins and outs can be a bit confusing, particularly for those who have been ...