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U.S. Embassy Recognizes Entrepreneurs at 5th Annual Awards Event

U.S. Embassy Economic Minister Counselor Jessica Webster, along with the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan, presented the U.S. Business Award to BizReach founder Soichiro Minami at the fifth annual Entrepreneur Awards Japan. BizReach operates an online career networking service that allows professionals to share and connect with talent-seeking companies. It won as the company whose ...
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Prime Minister Abe’s Visit to the U.S.

This week, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits the United States. On April 28, President Obama welcomed the Prime Minister at an arrival ceremony on the White House South Lawn. At the same time, Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter were meeting with their Japanese counterparts in New York City. The ...
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Macro for Micron: Amb. Kennedy, CS Western Japan, USEAC Boise all Connect with Top Tech Investor

To celebrate the Idaho-headquartered, semiconductor maker’s successful and rapid integration of a Japanese memory chip producer into American operations – while bolstering U.S. exports and growing employment in the process — Ambassador Caroline Kennedy met with leaders of Micron Japan in Hiroshima.  March marked the first year anniversary of Micron’s integration of Elpida, a Japanese memory chip ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Caroline Kennedy on the Let Girls Learn Initiative Announcement with First Lady Michelle Obama

Good Morning. It is an honor to be here with three women I greatly admire to talk about one of the most important issues in the world today – the education of girls and young women. I am deeply saddened by to learn of the loss of Japanese citizens in Tunisia and our hearts go ...
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