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August 20, 2018

Minako Suematsu, chairwoman of The Japan Times (right), and Haruo Miyagi, representative director of Japan Association of New Public, concluded an agreement to strengthen public communication regarding efforts in the social sector in Tokyo
Minako Suematsu, chairwoman of The Japan Times (right), and Haruo Miyagi, representative director of Japan Association of New Public, concluded an agreement to strengthen public communication regarding efforts in the social sector in Tokyo’s Hanzomon district on Aug. 8. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Kuwaiti Ambassador Abdul Rahman Humood Al-Otaibi (center) and his wife, Jamila, pose for a photo with Miyagi Gov. Yoshihiro Murai at a reception on Aug. 9 to celebrate      the completion of the ambassador
Kuwaiti Ambassador Abdul Rahman Humood Al-Otaibi (center) and his wife, Jamila, pose for a photo with Miyagi Gov. Yoshihiro Murai at a reception on Aug. 9 to celebrate the completion of the ambassador’s diplomatic mission in Japan. yoshiaki miura | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Ecuadorian Ambassador Jamie Barberis (left) poses for a photo with Latin American and Caribbean Affairs Bureau Director-General Takahiro Nakamae during a reception to celebrate Ecuador
Ecuadorian Ambassador Jamie Barberis (left) poses for a photo with Latin American and Caribbean Affairs Bureau Director-General Takahiro Nakamae during a reception to celebrate Ecuador’s independence day at the ambassador’s residence on Aug. 10. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Master of ceremonies Damien Dome (far left) poses for a photo with (from left), Konishi Brewing Co. President and Belgian Beer Weekend Chairman Shintaro Konishi; honorary Chairman and Belgian Ambassador Gunther Sleeuwagen; Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi; Kimikazu Sugawara, chairman of the board of Kaneka Corp. and president of the Japan-Belgium Association; and master of ceremonies Pascale Oba at the opening ceremony of Belgian Beer Weekend 2018 at Hibiya Park, Tokyo on Aug. 9.
Master of ceremonies Damien Dome (far left) poses for a photo with (from left), Konishi Brewing Co. President and Belgian Beer Weekend Chairman Shintaro Konishi; honorary Chairman and Belgian Ambassador Gunther Sleeuwagen; Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi; Kimikazu Sugawara, chairman of the board of Kaneka Corp. and president of the Japan-Belgium Association; and master of ceremonies Pascale Oba at the opening ceremony of Belgian Beer Weekend 2018 at Hibiya Park, Tokyo on Aug. 9. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Kenyan Ambassador S.K. Maina (second from left) and First Secretary Khadija Issa (far left) pose for a photo with Ichiro Aisawa, chairman of the Japan-AU Parliamentary Friendship Association (third from left), and Nobuhisa Iida, secretary general of Japan Platform (far right), during a ceremony to give a donation of tea to those affected by the western Japan floods in Tokyo on Aug. 1.
Kenyan Ambassador S.K. Maina (second from left) and First Secretary Khadija Issa (far left) pose for a photo with Ichiro Aisawa, chairman of the Japan-AU Parliamentary Friendship Association (third from left), and Nobuhisa Iida, secretary general of Japan Platform (far right), during a ceremony to give a donation of tea to those affected by the western Japan floods in Tokyo on Aug. 1. | YOSHIAKI MIURA