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SEISA Africa Asia Bridge 2017

The international exchange event aims to become a bridge to connect countries with each other

The Embassy participated in SEISA Africa Asia Bridge 2017 at Joseonakakyo Senior High School, Yokohama on 11th-12th November 2017. The international exchange event aims to become a "bridge" to connect countries with each other. One of the activities during the event was the presentation of participating countries where H.E. the…

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    • Elisha Kipkemoi Ngetich, College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi, Kenya
    • Ralph Obure, College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi, Kenya
    • Antara Bagchi, Indira Gandhi Government Medical College, Nagpur, India
    • Samuel Mucheru, Aga Khan University, Kenya
    • Tinka George, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Uganda
    • Gloria Ani-asamoah, Accra, Ghana
    • Nujood Al Shirawi, Intern, Dubai Health Authority, United Arab Emirates
    • Najmah Kuddah, General Practitioner, University of Indonesia, Indonesia
    • Dominic Oduro-Donkor, Cape Coast Teaching Hospital, Ghana
    • Ken Munene Nkonge, University of Nairobi, Kenya
    • Misago Nadine, University of Burundi, Burundi
    • Goufon Kuete Herve, University of Buea, Cameroon
    • Hansa Teeluckdharry, Bhavnagar University, Mauritius
    • Dellaneira Setjiadi, Padjadjaran University, Indonesia
    • Hassane Adamou Nasser, Alexandria University, Niger
    • Ashleigh Sent, University of Pretoria, South Africa
    • Meng San Chea, University of Health and Sciences, Cambodia
    • Peva F. Gbagornah, A.M. Dogliotti College of Medicine, University of Liberia, Liberia
    • Fu Mei Sian, University of Malaya, Malaysia
    • Ralph Ombati Obure, University of Nairobi, Kenya
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Merck Foundation announces their Merck Diabetes Award 2017 Winners to Mark World Diabetes Day

Merck Foundation marks today the World Diabetes Day themed ‘Diabetes & Women- Our right to a healthy future’ with the announcement of the winners of 2017 “Merck Diabetes Award” “Every Day is a Diabetes Day”

The award was launched in April 2016 in partnership with African and Asian universities with the aim of building a platform of diabetes experts across the globe. After the official launch of the Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com) in Cairo, Egypt on 24th October 2017, Merck Foundation has embarked on a strong…

Source: Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco in Japan |

Embassy of Morocco participated in Asia-Africa Bridge by Seisa Gakuen

Seisa Gakuen holds this event to provide opporunities for the students and community members to have cultural exchanges with the countries in Asia and Africa

Embassy of Morocco participated in "Asia-Africa Bridge" held on November 11 and 12 by Seisa Gakuen.   Seisa Gakuen holds this event to provide opporunities for the students and community members to have cultural exchanges with the countries in Asia and Africa. Mr. Jamoussi, Deputy Chief of Mission, talked about…

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    • Delegates, representatives and reporters attend the opening ceremony of the China-Arab States Expo 2017
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    • Public audience look at the high-speed rail on exhibition
    • International audience listen to introduction and explanation of an e-commerce platform
    • People learn about the functions and technology of a nuclear power plant
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The Brilliant Moments at the 2017 China-Arab States Expo

This expo attracted overall 1080 business exhibitors

From 6th to 9th of September, the 2017 China-Arab States Expo was held in Ningxia province, China. At the expo, ten exhibition activities were held, such as guest country (Egypt) comprehensive exhibition, theme province (Fujian) exhibition for local famous featured products and multinational comprehensive exhibition. This expo attracted overall 1080…

Source: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) |

10th Meeting of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes, 15-17 November 2017, in Yaoundé, Cameroon

The Forum’s 10th meeting will bring together more than 200 delegates for discussions on the next steps to accelerate international cooperation against tax evasion with a focus on developing countries, in particular those in Africa

Global cooperation to fight tax evasion and avoidance has grown rapidly over the past few years. Tax transparency and exchange of Information between tax authorities about financial assets and activities of their taxpayers abroad has proved to be a valuable tool in this fight. New efforts to ensure a worldwide…

Source: The Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa |

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Markets Priority for South Africa’s Export Market Diversification Strategy

South African government has developed workable action plans with sectoral areas to upscale Africa’s industrialisation capacity in order to increase the production of value-added products for exports

The Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Bulelani Magwanishe says South Africa’s export market diversification strategy has identified the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) economic bloc as one of the priority markets for the country’s exports. Magwanishe was speaking at the ASEAN-Africa Business Forum which took place in…

Source: Embassy of Japan in Botswana |

The 4th annual exhibition of student’s paintings from Japan is now open

In Botswana, 119 pieces of paintings from Chigasaki Primary School (Yokohama) will be exhibited and later in Japan, paintings from Ben Thema Primary School (Botswana) will be added to pieces from Yokohama to co-exhibit.

On the 23rd October 2017 at Ben Thema Primary School in Gaborone, the exhibition of students’ paintings from Japan has started with the opening ceremony. Since the exhibition was held at the school and Tsuzuki MY Plaza in Yokohama for the first time in 2014, this year marks 4th exhibition.…

International Road Transport Organisation (IRU)
Source: International Road Transport Organisation (IRU) |

Huge potential for trade in South Asia using global transit system

Promoting a unified market for Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal region (BBIN), Jaipur-based CUTS International (Consumer Unity and Trust Society), in partnership with IRU, today launches a study on the benefits of a multi-lateral transit system – like the globally applicable TIR – on trade across the region

Paired with India’s inauguration of its TIR (http://APO.af/FREM41) steering committee today, the study reinforces growing endorsement across the region of TIR’s potential to benefit economic growth and sustainable development via a robust global framework of road transport services. Bipul Chatterjee, Executive Director of CUTS International (www.CUTS-International.org), says, “Given the significance…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan |

Terror attacks in El Wahat desert, Egypt

Statement by Foreign Press Secretary Norio Maruyama

Statement by Foreign Press Secretary Norio Maruyama: In relation to the large number of casualties arising from terror attacks against Egyptian Security Forces in El Wahat desert, Egypt on October 20 (local time), Japan expresses its sincere condolences to their families and extends its heartfelt sympathy to the injured. Terrorism…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Singapore |

Visit by Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dr Mohamad Maliki Bin Osman to South Africa, 17 to 19 October 2017

Dr. Mohamad Maliki Bin Osman attended the 17th Council of Ministers Meeting of the Indian Ocean Rim Association in Durban, South Africa on 18 October 2017

Senior Minister of State (SMS), Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Mohamad Maliki Bin Osman attended the 17th Council of Ministers Meeting (COMM) of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) in Durban, South Africa on 18 October 2017. The 17th COMM reviewed the progress by IORA and discussed…