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June 18, 2016

Front (from left): Senen M. Perlada, director of the export marketing bureau, Department of Trade & Industry, Philippines; Haruko Komura, president of The Asia-Pacific Ladies Friendship Society; Maria Teresa Lopez, the ambassador's wife; Philippine Ambassador Manuel M. Lopez; Masataka Fujita, secretary-general of the ASEAN-Japan Centre; Shiro Aoki, executive director and COO of the Japan Institute of Design Promotion are joined by ten leading Philippine home and fashion designers at the opening ceremony of the "Philippine Design Exhibition: Exclusively by Hand" event, which runs through June 30, at GOOD DESIGN Marunouchi, on June 12. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Front (from left): Senen M. Perlada, director of the export marketing bureau, Department of Trade & Industry, Philippines; Haruko Komura, president of The Asia-Pacific Ladies Friendship Society; Maria Teresa Lopez, the ambassador’s wife; Philippine Ambassador Manuel M. Lopez; Masataka Fujita, secretary-general of the ASEAN-Japan Centre; Shiro Aoki, executive director and COO of the Japan Institute of Design Promotion are joined by ten leading Philippine home and fashion designers at the opening ceremony of the “Philippine Design Exhibition: Exclusively by Hand” event, which runs through June 30, at GOOD DESIGN Marunouchi, on June 12. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Philippine Ambassador Manuel M. Lopez (center) joins Grand Chef of the Imperial Hotel Kenichiro Tanaka (left) and Imperial Hotel President and General Manager Hideya Sadayasu at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the "Philippine Fiesta" dining promotion, which runs through June 19 at the Imperial Viking Sal restaurant, at the Imperial Hotel, Tokyo, on June 13. | HIROKO INOUE
Philippine Ambassador Manuel M. Lopez (center) joins Grand Chef of the Imperial Hotel Kenichiro Tanaka (left) and Imperial Hotel President and General Manager Hideya Sadayasu at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the “Philippine Fiesta” dining promotion, which runs through June 19 at the Imperial Viking Sal restaurant, at the Imperial Hotel, Tokyo, on June 13. | HIROKO INOUE


Philippine Ambassador Manuel M. Lopez (center) prepares for a toast with (from left) Defense Minister Gen Nakatani; Chairman of the Japan-Philippines Parliamentarian's Friendship League Kenj Kosaka; Deputy Prime Minister and Finance minister Taro Aso; and former Prime Minister and Honorary Chairman of the Japan-Philippines Parliamentarian's Friendship League Yasuo Fukuda, during a reception celebrating the 118th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence and the 60th Anniversary of the normalization of diplomatic relations between the Philippines and Japan at the Imperial Hotel, Tokyo on June 13. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Philippine Ambassador Manuel M. Lopez (center) prepares for a toast with (from left) Defense Minister Gen Nakatani; Chairman of the Japan-Philippines Parliamentarian’s Friendship League Kenj Kosaka; Deputy Prime Minister and Finance minister Taro Aso; and former Prime Minister and Honorary Chairman of the Japan-Philippines Parliamentarian’s Friendship League Yasuo Fukuda, during a reception celebrating the 118th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence and the 60th Anniversary of the normalization of diplomatic relations between the Philippines and Japan at the Imperial Hotel, Tokyo on June 13. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Peruvian Ambassador Elard Escala (left) poses with his wife Cristina and embassy chef Walter Labajos during a Peruvian culinary lesson at the Hattori Nutrition College in Tokyo on June 4. | MAKI YAMAMOTO-ARAKAWA
Peruvian Ambassador Elard Escala (left) poses with his wife Cristina and embassy chef Walter Labajos during a Peruvian culinary lesson at the Hattori Nutrition College in Tokyo on June 4. | MAKI YAMAMOTO-ARAKAWA


From left: Tech Mahindra Vice President and Head of North Asia Amitava Ghosh; Jury's Special Award winner and Miss World Japan 2015 Akiko Kato; Ambassador of India Sujan R. Chinoy; Japan Sports Authority Director General Tetsuya Kimura; and Maharishi Institute of Total Education Representative Director Shizuo Suzuki hold T-shirts bearing the logo for the second International Day of Yoga opening event at the Vivekananda Cultural Centre of the Indian Embassy in Tokyo on June 9. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
From left: Tech Mahindra Vice President and Head of North Asia Amitava Ghosh; Jury’s Special Award winner and Miss World Japan 2015 Akiko Kato; Ambassador of India Sujan R. Chinoy; Japan Sports Authority Director General Tetsuya Kimura; and Maharishi Institute of Total Education Representative Director Shizuo Suzuki hold T-shirts bearing the logo for the second International Day of Yoga opening event at the Vivekananda Cultural Centre of the Indian Embassy in Tokyo on June 9. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Russian Ambassador Evgeny Afanasiev (left) poses with Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Hiroshi Hase at a reception celebrating the Day of Russia at the embassy in Tokyo on June 10. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Russian Ambassador Evgeny Afanasiev (left) poses with Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Hiroshi Hase at a reception celebrating the Day of Russia at the embassy in Tokyo on June 10. | YOSHIAKI MIURA