August 25, 2023


Yuki Ishikawa, the star volleyball player for Powervolley Milano, is announced as the new brand ambassador for the Italian pillow company Fabe at the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Japan. | Italian Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ICCJ)

The Entrepreneur Organization’s Tokyo Metropolitan chapter board member Yohei Otsuka (rear left, gray shirt) holds an international family event together with a Japanese sushi chef. | EOTM

Employees from MacDermid Performance Solutions Japan K.K. team up to clean up Hachimanyama no Yokan park in Hiratsuka, Kanagawa Prefecture. | Julian Bashore

Dairon Ojeda (right), second secretary of the Embassy of Cuba, and students from Hiroshima’s Honkawa Elementary School dedicate 1,000 paper cranes from a Cuban elementary school to the Children’s Peace Monument in Hiroshima. | Asahi

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shunsuke Takei (left), economy minister Yasutoshi Nishimura and Bolivian Charge d’Affaires Natalia Salazar stand at the commemoration of the 198th anniversary of Bolivia’s independence. | Embassy of Bolivia

U.S. Ambassador to Japan Rahm Emanuel, spouse Amy Rule and Liberal Democratic Party Secretary-General Toshimitsu Motegi kick off the 2023 Independence Day Reception with a hearty “kanpai” at the ambassador’s residence in Tokyo on June 29. | U.S. Embassy Tokyo

Brazilian Agriculture Minister Carlos Favaro gives a news conference on July 28 during his trip to Japan to promote Brazilian agribusiness. | Embassy of Brazil

The Czech Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan, with the support of the Czech Embassy in Tokyo, organized the “15th Czech Business & Culture Networking Event” at the Czech Embassy on July 20. Almost 80 guests attended. | CCCIJ

Ambassador Kicmari gave a lecture on Aug. 7 at the Hiroshima University, as part of the International Peace and Co-existence (IPC) Seminar series jointly held by Hiroshima University, Columbia University and Sasakawa Peace Foundation | Embassy of Kosovo

The American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ACCJ) celebrated the Fourth of July at Tokyo American Club. From left: Timothy Connor, Synnovate; Ambassador Ichiro Fujisaki; Nobuko Sasae, The Nobuko Forum; Raymond Greene, U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission; Om Prakash, ACCJ President; Ambassador Kenichiro Sasae and Laura Younger, ACCJ Executive Director. | ACCJ

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