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A Japanese woman's story of love from war-torn Syria

People Mar 22, 2021

A Japanese woman's story of love from war-torn Syria

by Tsutomu Shida

Becoming the first Japanese woman to scale K2, the world's second-highest peak, was a life-altering experience for Yuka Komatsu, but it wasn't due to the sense of achievement of having survived the deadly summit. Rather, it was seeing the way villagers around the mountain had ...

From small town to big city to new age of clean tourism

People | The Big Questions Mar 4, 2021

From small town to big city to new age of clean tourism

by Joe Muntal

Name: Mark Choon Title: General Manager, The Peninsula Tokyo URL: https://www.peninsula.com/en/tokyo/5-star-luxury-hotel-ginza Hometown: Seattle, U.S. Years in Japan: 2.5 What was your first encounter with Japan? My first trip through Tokyo was a bit of delayed honeymoon in 2007. I did a small trip that went through Hong Kong, Japan and ...