The Republic of Honduras is home to abundant nature including vast forests and the world’s second-largest coral reef, as well as ruins from the prosperous Maya civilization and other ancient historic sites. Toshio Motoya spoke with Charge d’Affaires ad Interim Carlos Onan Mendoza Tovar about Honduras’ trade policy efforts and the development of transport routes […]
Dr. Yasuhiro Ina, D.M.Sc. is the world’s top innovative medical scientist. He is referred to as the “Last Samurai” and “Last Hope” by scientists in the United States, Europe, and other countries for his tenacious, consistent words and actions spanning many long years, over which he has continually made heroic efforts for the true restoration […]
Member of the House of Councillors Seiichi Eto started his political career 27 years ago as a city council member before becoming involved in national politics. He has served as special advisor to the prime minister since the founding of the second Shinzo Abe administration. Eto has had a consistently conservative ideology from his student […]
Hiromi Mitsubayashi was born into a political family; his grandfather was a town mayor and his father and older brother were members of the House of Representatives. He became a physician and even worked as a university professor before entering the world of politics as a House of Representatives member. Drawing on his expertise as […]
OBISCO Associates Managing Director Joe O’Brien is an international management consultant based in Little Rock, Arkansas. Toshio Motoya, APA Group CEO, spoke with O’Brien about circumstances leading to Donald J. Trump’s presidency and the potential for future strategic developments in East Asia.
Entrepreneur James Nicholas Papatones, a former practicing small business and litigation attorney who does business in Japan focused on English-language Global Skills Training and education, previously attended a conference organized by the White House during the Ronald Reagan administration. Toshio Motoya spoke with Papatones about the Japanese-American relationship during the Donald J. Trump presidency and […]
H.E. Kais Darragi is the ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Republic of Tunisia, a popular tourist destination. After the Zine El Abidine Ben Ali administration was toppled in the Jasmine Revolution of 2010, the citizens have served a central role in making Tunisia into a democratic nation. Toshio Motoya spoke with Darragi about Tunisia’s […]
Member of the House of Councillors Satsuki Katayama is a politician with a conservative viewpoint and reliable, practical skills as well as ample bureaucratic experience in the Ministry of Finance. She also devotes efforts to disaster preparedness as acting chairman of the Liberal Democratic Party’s Policy Research Council. Toshio Motoya spoke with Katayama about the […]
Yasushi Furukawa gained 20 years of bureaucratic experience before serving as the governor of Saga Prefecture for 11 years. He took advantage of good timing and was elected to the House of Representatives in 2014. Today he is active in the National Diet on the theme of invigorating rural regions. Toshio Motoya spoke with Furukawa […]
Even among the African countries undergoing striking growth, the Republic of Togo has contributed to arbitrating various conflicts in Africa and has gained an increased presence due to its political stability. Toshio Motoya asked many questions about Togo of Afognon Kouakou Sedaminou, the chargé d’affaires ad interim who just arrived in Japan this August.