National Dec 4, 2018

Japan names ambassadors to Ukraine, Australia, South Africa and UAE

The government on Tuesday appointed its ambassador to Ukraine, effective the same day, and named new envoys to Australia, Kazakhstan, South Africa, Trinidad and Tobago, the Maldives and the United Arab Emirates, effective Thursday. Takashi Kurai, 63, who served as Japan's ambassador to Pakistan from ...

National / Politics Oct 24, 2017

Japan appoints new ambassadors to Saudi Arabia and Ghana

Among a series of diplomatic appointments on Tuesday, the government named Tsukasa Uemura, a former minister at the Japanese Embassy in Egypt, as ambassador to Saudi Arabia Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's administration also tapped Tsutomu Himeno, a former consul general in Boston, as ambassador to ...