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The opening ceremony of Foodex Japan 2018, an international food and drinks trade show, at Makuhari Messe, Chiba Prefecture, on March 6. |  YOSHIAKI MIURA
The opening ceremony of Foodex Japan 2018, an international food and drinks trade show, at Makuhari Messe, Chiba Prefecture, on March 6. | YOSHIAKI MIURA

Sri Lankan Ambassador Dammika Ganganath Disanayake (second from left) and staff promote Sri Lankan produce at the event. |  YOSHIAKI MIURA
Sri Lankan Ambassador Dammika Ganganath Disanayake (second from left) and staff promote Sri Lankan produce at the event. | YOSHIAKI MIURA

Honduras Ambassador Hector Alejandro Palma Cerna (center) poses for a photo at the trade show alongside counsellor Karen Iveth Moradel Munoz (left) and Carlos Onan Mendoza Tovar, first secretary and charge of consular affairs. |  YOSHIAKI MIURA
Honduras Ambassador Hector Alejandro Palma Cerna (center) poses for a photo at the trade show alongside counsellor Karen Iveth Moradel Munoz (left) and Carlos Onan Mendoza Tovar, first secretary and charge of consular affairs. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Dominican Ambassador Hector Dominguez (third from left) joins Takashi Fuchigami (left) and Soichi Sato (second from left), former ambassadors to the Dominican Republic, at a decoration ceremony at the Cervantes Institute in Tokyo on Feb. 27. Fuchigami and Sato received an Order of Merit during      a reception to mark the 174th anniversary of the Dominican Republic's independence. The former envoys are joined by their wives (from left), Noriko and Hiroko, as well as Alexandra Alvarez. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Dominican Ambassador Hector Dominguez (third from left) joins Takashi Fuchigami (left) and Soichi Sato (second from left), former ambassadors to the Dominican Republic, at a decoration ceremony at the Cervantes Institute in Tokyo on Feb. 27. Fuchigami and Sato received an Order of Merit during a reception to mark the 174th anniversary of the Dominican Republic’s independence. The former envoys are joined by their wives (from left), Noriko and Hiroko, as well as Alexandra Alvarez. | YOSHIAKI MIURA