Images / Times Gallery

January 29, 2018

Above left: State Minister for Foreign Affairs Kazuyuki Nakane speaks during an event to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Spain and Japan at the Spanish Embassy on Jan. 24. Above right: Spanish Ambassador Gonzalo de Benito (second from right) poses for a photo with (from left) Nobuteru Ishihara, a member of the Japan-Spain Parliamentary Friendship League; Shinichi Yokoyama, former chairman of the Board of Sumitomo Life Insurance Co. and domestic chairman of the Japan-Spain Symposium; and Mikio Sasaki, senior corporate adviser of Mitsubishi Corp. and chairman of the Japan-Spain Business Cooperation Committee. | YOSHIAKI MIURA, COURTESY OF THE SPANISH EMBASSY
Spanish Ambassador Gonzalo de Benito (second from right) poses for a photo with (from left) Nobuteru Ishihara, a member of the Japan-Spain Parliamentary Friendship League; Shinichi Yokoyama, former chairman of the Board of Sumitomo Life Insurance Co. and domestic chairman of the Japan-Spain Symposium; and Mikio Sasaki, senior corporate adviser of Mitsubishi Corp. and chairman of the Japan-Spain Business Cooperation Committee. | YOSHIAKI MIURA, COURTESY OF THE SPANISH EMBASSY


Above left: State Minister for Foreign Affairs Kazuyuki Nakane speaks during an event to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Spain and Japan at the Spanish Embassy on Jan. 24. Above right: Spanish Ambassador Gonzalo de Benito (second from right) poses for a photo with (from left) Nobuteru Ishihara, a member of the Japan-Spain Parliamentary Friendship League; Shinichi Yokoyama, former chairman of the Board of Sumitomo Life Insurance Co. and domestic chairman of the Japan-Spain Symposium; and Mikio Sasaki, senior corporate adviser of Mitsubishi Corp. and chairman of the Japan-Spain Business Cooperation Committee. | YOSHIAKI MIURA, COURTESY OF THE SPANISH EMBASSY
State Minister for Foreign Affairs Kazuyuki Nakane speaks during an event to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Spain and Japan at the Spanish Embassy on Jan. 24. | YOSHIAKI MIURA, COURTESY OF THE SPANISH EMBASSY


Above left: Fukuoka Gov. Hiroshi Ogawa (right) receives a donation from Belgium Ambassador Gunther Sleeuwagen on behalf of his wife, Ikebana International Fair 2017 Chairperson Rahael Zewdie Sleeuwagen, at the Ikebana International 2018 New Year Luncheon at Palace Hotel Tokyo on Jan. 18. Above right: Yusuke Numata (right), deputy sales officer and deputy general manager of The Japan Times, poses for a photo with Ikebana International Tokyo Founding Chapter President Misako Ishii (center) and Toshiko Hasegawa, acting president and secretary general of the Japan National Student Association Fund. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Fukuoka Gov. Hiroshi Ogawa (right) receives a donation from Belgium Ambassador Gunther Sleeuwagen on behalf of his wife, Ikebana International Fair 2017 Chairperson Rahael Zewdie Sleeuwagen, at the Ikebana International 2018 New Year Luncheon at Palace Hotel Tokyo on Jan. 18. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Above left: Fukuoka Gov. Hiroshi Ogawa (right) receives a donation from Belgium Ambassador Gunther Sleeuwagen on behalf of his wife, Ikebana International Fair 2017 Chairperson Rahael Zewdie Sleeuwagen, at the Ikebana International 2018 New Year Luncheon at Palace Hotel Tokyo on Jan. 18. Above right: Yusuke Numata (right), deputy sales officer and deputy general manager of The Japan Times, poses for a photo with Ikebana International Tokyo Founding Chapter President Misako Ishii (center) and Toshiko Hasegawa, acting president and secretary general of the Japan National Student Association Fund. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Yusuke Numata (right), deputy sales officer and deputy general manager of The Japan Times, poses for a photo with Ikebana International Tokyo Founding Chapter President Misako Ishii (center) and Toshiko Hasegawa, acting president and secretary general of the Japan National Student Association Fund. | YOSHIAKI MIURA