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Engineering background ties into diplomatic career

People | The Big Questions Jan 20, 2019

Engineering background ties into diplomatic career

Name: Khaled Omran Alameri Title: United Arab Emirates Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (since March 2016) URL: http://www.mofa.gov.ae/ DoB: Oct. 1, 1976 Hometown: Al Ain, UAE Years in Japan: 9 United Arab Emirates Ambassador Khaled Omran Alameri readily admits that growing up in the UAE city of Al Ain, often described ...

Hands-on diplomacy reveals charms of Nicaragua

People | The Big Questions Sep 17, 2018

Hands-on diplomacy reveals charms of Nicaragua

Located on the ninth floor of a nondescript commercial building in Nishi-Azabu, and identifiable only because of a row of United Nations-like flags outside, the diminutive yet cheery offices of the Embassy of the Republic of Nicaragua are perhaps parallel to that country's influence ...

Combining science and culture for a healthier diet

People | The Big Questions Jul 29, 2018

Combining science and culture for a healthier diet

Former Miss Universe Japan nutritionist and bestselling author Erica Angyal, whose titles include “Sekai 1 No Bijo Ni Naru Diet” and “Gorgeous Skin in 30 Days,” understands the virtues of the Mediterranean diet, globally recognized as rich in vegetables, fruits, nuts, whole grains, lean ...