Images / Times Gallery

February 19, 2018

Nonprofit organization Ban Rom Sai Japan representative Miho Natori (third from left) poses for a photo with Thai Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag (center) and his wife, Yupadee (fourth from left), at a reception at Ginza Itoya on Feb. 3. Crouching at the front of the photo are shadow puppet artist Koheisai Kawamura (front left) and curator Takenori Miyamoto (front right).
Nonprofit organization Ban Rom Sai Japan representative Miho Natori (third from left) poses for a photo with Thai Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag (center) and his wife, Yupadee (fourth from left), at a reception at Ginza Itoya on Feb. 3. Crouching at the front of the photo are shadow puppet artist Koheisai Kawamura (front left) and curator Takenori Miyamoto (front right). | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Natori receives a donation on behalf of Ban Rom Sai, a safe haven for children infected with AIDs that was established in Chiang Mai, Thailand, in 1999.
Natori receives a donation on behalf of Ban Rom Sai, a safe haven for children infected with AIDs that was established in Chiang Mai, Thailand, in 1999. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier (second from left) and his wife, Elke Büdenbender, pose for a photo alongside graffiti artists Justus Becker (left) and Imaone (right) at the launch of an art project titled
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier (second from left) and his wife, Elke Büdenbender, pose for a photo alongside graffiti artists Justus Becker (left) and Imaone (right) at the launch of an art project titled ‘German Embassy Berlin Wall Project’ at the German Embassy on Feb. 7. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Mashaallah Shakeri (left), acting head of the Iran Embassy, greets Manabu Horii, parliamentary vice-minister for Foreign Affairs, during a reception to mark the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran at the ambassador
Mashaallah Shakeri (left), acting head of the Iran Embassy, greets Manabu Horii, parliamentary vice-minister for Foreign Affairs, during a reception to mark the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran at the ambassador’s residence in Tokyo on Feb. 9. | YOSHIAKI MIURA