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Ambassador Kennedy attends Irei no Hi services in Okinawa

On June 23, United States Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy attended Irei no Hi commemorations for those killed during the Battle of Okinawa. During the main commemoration, sponsored by the Okinawa Prefectural Government, the Ambassador laid flowers in honor of Okinawans killed during the battle. Earlier, the Ambassador made a statement at the United Service ...
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Participants Selected for “TOMODACHI Summer 2014 SoftBank Leadership Program”at University of California, Berkeley

The TOMODACHI Initiative (TOMODACHI) and SoftBank Corp. (SoftBank) are pleased to announce that the 100 participants for the ‘TOMODACHI Summer 2014 SoftBank Leadership Program’ have been selected. This program, which is funded by SoftBank, will start on July 22nd, 2014, and end on August 12th, 2014. High school students from the three prefectures affected by ...
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Ambassador Kennedy’s Speech at 2014 USJC-ACCJ Women in Business Summit

Good morning and thank you for inviting me to be here.  I would like to commend ACCJ for bringing us together to talk about some of the important issues facing women.  Thanks to Irene Hirano for her leadership of the U.S. –Japan Council and for helping young people in Japan and the United States become ...
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Ambassador Caroline Kennedy’s Statement on Her Visit to the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant

Earlier today, I visited the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Station. I am grateful to the Tokyo Electric Power Company and relevant Japanese government authorities for making this visit possible. I was struck that more than three years after the tragic events of March 11, 2011, the destructive force of the Great East Japan Earthquake and ...
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