LOUISE GEORGE KITTAKA

For LOUISE GEORGE KITTAKA's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Businessman ambassador opens Panama connections

With both a father and grandfather who served their country as diplomats, it might seem that Carlos Pere is simply...

Envoy hopes Cuba studies Japan’s development path

A veteran of several overseas postings around Asia, Miguel Ramirez was delighted to be appointed ambassador to Japan late last...

Longtime work for chamber evolves into leading role

Although her days are packed to the brim, Sally Townsend wouldn’t have it any other way. As commissioner for South...

Bridging cultures through ‘food diplomacy’ and more

Peter Tan Hai Chuan was looking forward to enhancing opportunities for bilateral cooperation when he took up his position as...

A leap from academia to first Armenian ambassador

As ambassador of a country with one of the longest histories in the world, Grant Pogosyan is eager to share...

New opportunities sown from the need to evolve

Having lived in Japan since 2002, Nicolas Floquet feels integrated and comfortable in this country he considers home. He appreciates...

Expanding the narrative of adjusting to life abroad

Since arriving back in Japan in 2015, Ben Jennings, or B.J. Fox as he is known professionally, has built up...

Newest post met with open-minded enthusiasm

Electric vehicles (EVs) have a number of advantages over those that rely on conventional fuels. Not only are EVs cheaper...

Extensive career entwined with industry innovations

Alitalia’s Regional General Manager for East Europe and Asia Massimo Allegri had much to share during his recent interview with...

Bringing holistic change to meet industry challenges

Increasing numbers of firms in Japan are trying to make work-life balance a priority, but in a business culture where...

Diversity amid enhancing innovations in technology

While the odds are that most are familiar with the name Nokia, they may not be aware of the major...

Reputation and success developed via resilience

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