Louise George Kittaka

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Must-visit museums in the castle town of Kanazawa

Travel Jan 25, 2019

Must-visit museums in the castle town of Kanazawa

With its well-preserved samurai and geisha districts, various temples and traditional crafts, the castle town of Kanazawa in Ishikawa Prefecture is often nicknamed "Little Kyoto." Although Kenrokuen Garden and the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art get the most tourism buzz, the city has ...

Publisher aims to bridge fictional fun and reality

People | The Big Questions Jan 13, 2019

Publisher aims to bridge fictional fun and reality

Name: Frank Foley Title: Managing Director, HarperCollins Japan (since 2017) URL: http://corporate.harpercollins.co.jp DoB: March 5, 1961 Birthplace: Cork, Ireland Hometown: Kamakura Years in Japan: 30 For Frank Foley, joining HarperCollins Japan as managing director in 2017 was akin to coming full circle, as it was also the first company he ...

Leading BMW Japan into new, sustaining directions

People | The Big Questions Jan 6, 2019

Leading BMW Japan into new, sustaining directions

Name: Peter Kronschnabl Title: President and CEO, BMW Group Japan URL: https://www.bmw.co.jp/ja/ BoD: June 12, 1966 Hometown: Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany Years in Japan: 4 Standing in the BMW Group's Tokyo Bay flagship showroom, Peter Kronschnabl is in his element. He glances around with palpable pride at the beautiful vehicles, which ...