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Ambassador Kennedy Chats with Students at the Embassy’s Study Abroad Event

Ambassador Kennedy: Welcome and congratulations for having applied for your student visas. Here at the American Embassy we have worked very hard to make the visa process fast and easy to understand, so I hope that we have succeeded. While the process may seem simple, this is actually a day that is going to change ...
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Readout of the Vice President’s Call with Prime Minister Abe

The Vice President spoke this afternoon with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The Vice President welcomed Japan’s new policy on collective self-defense, which the two leaders agreed will enhance the U.S.-Japan alliance and enable Japan to make even greater contributions to regional and global peace and security. The Vice President welcomed Japan’s recently announced sanctions ...
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TOMODACHI Initiative and Honda announce 2015 TOMODACHI Honda Cultural Exchange Program

The TOMODACHI Initiative and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. are pleased to announce the “TOMODACHI Honda Cultural Exchange Program.” The program will showcase Honda’s unique way of supporting the education and development of future leaders of the Japan-U.S. relationship through an experiential learning program theme “Music as a Universal Language.” Guided by Honda’s corporate slogan “The ...
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Emergency Message: Typhoon Neoguri

The U.S. Embassy alerts U.S. citizens residing or traveling in Japan that the Japan Meteorological Agency and the Kadena Weather Authority at Kadena Air Base are tracking Typhoon Neoguri in the Western Pacific. As of 10 a.m. on Monday, July 7, 2014, Typhoon Neoguri continues on a northwest track through the Western Pacific Ocean and ...
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