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U.S. and Japan Sign Agreement on Preventing and Combating Serious Crime (PCSC)

The United States and Japan today signed a bilateral Agreement on Preventing and Combating Serious Crime (PCSC). The Agreement, by enhancing information sharing, will allow U.S. and Japanese law enforcement agencies to improve cooperation in efforts to combat terrorism and transnational crime. By signing the Agreement, Japan ensures its continued participation in the Visa Waiver ...
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TOMODACHI Summer 2014 Coca-Cola Educational Homestay Program

Internet recruitment for participants has opened The TOMODACHI Initiative and the Coca-Cola Japan Reconstruction Fund has started recruiting for the TOMODACHI Summer 2014 Coca-Cola Educational Homestay Program. Sixty high school students from the three disaster-affected areas of Iwate, Miyagi, and Fukushima prefectures will have the opportunity visit the United States from July 21 to August ...
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Ambassador Kennedy Recognizes Japanese Entrepreneurs

Ambassador Caroline Kennedy hosted the fourth annual “The Entrepreneur Awards Japan” (TEAJ) ceremony at her Residence on January 29 as part of the U.S. Government’s efforts to promote the growth of entrepreneurship and innovation in Japan, especially in cooperation with U.S. business. Ambassador Kennedy spoke about the vital role that entrepreneurship will play in Japan’s ...
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TOMODACHI, SoftBank Announce 2014 Leadership Program

Japanese High Schoolers from Tohoku Will Be Given Opportunity to Study in California The TOMODACHI Initiative and SoftBank are pleased to announce the “TOMODACHI Summer 2014 SoftBank Leadership Program.” Fully funded by SoftBank, this program will send approximately 100 Japanese high school students from the disaster affected prefectures of Iwate, Miyagi, and Fukushima to the ...
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