Onomichi has become a full-blown destination in its own right, largely thanks to the Shimanami Kaido bicycle trail.
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Canadian Ambassador Ian Burney has long felt an affinity with Japan both professionally and personally. Prior to taking on his current role two years ago, the trade specialist had been visiting Japan on a regular basis to represent Canadian interests in international negotiations.
Raising children as a foreign parent here is no picnic, but what about when your child is also coping with physical or learning challenges?
Name: Shirley Yung Title: Principal Hong Kong Economic and Trade Representative, Tokyo (since March, 2016) URL: https://www.hketotyo.gov.hk/japan/en/ DoB: Sept. 4, 1966 Hometown: Hong Kong Years in Japan: 2 As two of Asia's leading economies, Japan and Hong Kong have much in common. Now, Hong Kong's profile in Japan is set ...
Name: Jerome Bruhat Title: President and Representative Director, Nihon L’Oreal K.K. (since July 2015) URL: www.nihon-loreal.co.jp DoB: Aug. 31, 1967 Hometown: Paris Years in Japan: 6 As the world's largest cosmetics company, L'Oreal understands the importance of a corporate culture that allows all employees to reach their full potential. The ...
Two humans, one motorcycle and seven days of travel on Hokkaido's open roads.
A new bilingual program aims to cross language and cultural barriers and help all women move ahead in their professional and personal lives — sharing with and learning from each other in the process.
The Embassy of Mexico occupies a spacious compound in an elegant, tree-lined corner of Chiyoda Ward. The location is somewhat unusual for a foreign embassy in Tokyo, in that it shares a neighborhood with the residences of some of Japan's top officials, including the ...
Shocked by gender inequality and wanting to do something about it, Noemi Inoue decided to naturalize and stand for her local council.
Amnesty International Japan introduced the Gender Human Rights Education Project, with an aim to provide a forum and tools for students to learn about and discuss gender, discrimination and human rights protection