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Ambassador Kennedy Looks Forward to Joint NASA-JAXA Satellite Launch

AMBASSADOR KENNEDY: Good afternoon. I want to thank President Tsumagari and the university for a wonderful event showing the importance of international study. It’s an honor to be here on my first trip to Kagoshima and I’m excited about attending the launch of the U.S.-Japan Global Precipitation Measurement Mission early Friday morning. GPM represents the ...
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World Smart Energy Week 2014 (U.S. Pavilion at Fuel Cell Expo 2014)

U.S. companies seeking to develop new contacts and trade leads with buyers and decision-makers in the Asian renewable energy market should consider visiting World Smart Energy Week 2014, February 26-28, 2014 at Tokyo Big Sight in Tokyo, Japan. World Smart Energy Week, certified under the U.S. Department of Commerce Trade Fair Certification Program, is focused ...
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Ambassador Kennedy Visits Okinawa

Ambassador Caroline Kennedy made her first visit to Okinawa Prefecture Feb. 11-13. Her first stop was the Okinawa Peace Memorial Park, where she offered flowers at the National War Dead Peace Mausoleum and reflected on the sacrifices of the soldiers and civilians who lost their lives in the Battle of Okinawa. In remarks she made ...
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Ambassador Kennedy’s schedule in Okinawa on February 13

The following schedule was issued by U.S. Consulate General Naha on February 13. Morning [Informal meeting with Kadena Special Olympic hosts] Eunice Kennedy Shriver, younger sister of the late President John F. Kennedy, established the Special Olympics in 1968. For this reason, Ambassador Kennedy is deeply interested in events related to the Special Olympics. The ...
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