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September 17, 2018

Georgian sumo wrestler Tochinoshin (right) poses with Georgian Ambassador Levan Tsintsadze during a ceremony to celebrate Tochinoshin's advancement to the rank of ozeki at Tokyo Dome Hotel on Sept. 1. |  YOSHIAKI MIURA
Georgian sumo wrestler Tochinoshin (right) poses with Georgian Ambassador Levan Tsintsadze during a ceremony to celebrate Tochinoshin’s advancement to the rank of ozeki at Tokyo Dome Hotel on Sept. 1. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Vietnamese Ambassador Nguyen Quoc Cuong (center) poses for a photo with Justice Minister Yoko Kamikawa (left) and State Minister for Foreign Affairs Masahisa Sato (right) at a reception to celebrate Vietnmese national day at Meiji Kinenkan in Tokyo on Aug. 31. |  YOSHIAKI MIURA
Vietnamese Ambassador Nguyen Quoc Cuong (center) poses for a photo with Justice Minister Yoko Kamikawa (left) and State Minister for Foreign Affairs Masahisa Sato (right) at a reception to celebrate Vietnmese national day at Meiji Kinenkan in Tokyo on Aug. 31. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Foreign Minister Taro Kono (left) and Peter Strydom, president of Amway Japan, shake hands during a reception to celebrate the launch of the 2018 Georgetown University Leadership Program at the Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel in Tokyo on Sept. 10. |   YOSHIAKI MIURA
Foreign Minister Taro Kono (left) and Peter Strydom, president of Amway Japan, shake hands during a reception to celebrate the launch of the 2018 Georgetown University Leadership Program at the Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel in Tokyo on Sept. 10. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Minako Suematsu, chairperson of The Japan Times (center), and Sharing Economy Association, Japan directors Yuji Ueda, CEO of Gaiax Co. Ltd. (right), and Daisuke Shigematsu, CEO of Space Market Inc., sign an agreement in Tokyo on Sept. 5 to strengthen the Satoyama consortium's efforts to pass on information on the local economy. |   SHINOBU YAMADA
Minako Suematsu, chairperson of The Japan Times (center), and Sharing Economy Association, Japan directors Yuji Ueda, CEO of Gaiax Co. Ltd. (right), and Daisuke Shigematsu, CEO of Space Market Inc., sign an agreement in Tokyo on Sept. 5 to strengthen the Satoyama consortium’s efforts to pass on information on the local economy. | SHINOBU YAMADA