Importance of friendship transcends march of time

People | The Big Questions Apr 23, 2018

Importance of friendship transcends march of time

A former high-flying chemical engineer working in fertilizer development and management, it's no surprise that Indonesia's Ambassador to Japan Arifin Tasrif, was once working all across the Indonesian archipelago in Borneo, Sumatra and Java. Of no less importance, especially given his current role, is ...

Grass-roots involvement enhances 150-year relations

People | The Big Questions Apr 1, 2018

Grass-roots involvement enhances 150-year relations

Name: Gonzalo de Benito Title: Ambassador of Spain (since January 2015) URL: www.exteriores.gob.es/Embajadas/TOKIO DOB: Nov. 15, 1951 Hometown: Madrid Years in Japan: 3 At 66 years of age, Spain's Ambassador to Japan, Gonzalo de Benito, shows no signs of slowing down. He has official and other duties — like ...

Innovative maps show relationships among key issues

Business | DAVOS SPECIAL 2018 Jan 23, 2018

Innovative maps show relationships among key issues

In 2016, World Economic Forum (WEF) founder and Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab proclaimed the fourth industrial revolution as a distinct evolution from its predecessor because of the rapid onset of ubiquitous change. This revolution — the current environment in which disruptive technologies such as artificial ...