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TOKYO, Feb. 28, 2014 /Kyodo JBN-AsiaNet/ -- The Niwano Peace Foundation will award the 31st Niwano Peace Prize to Ms. Dena Merriam, founder and leader of the Global Peace Initiative of Women, in recognition of her contributions to humankind in the search for wisdom and for a more just and s...
TOKYO, Feb. 10 /Kyodo JBN-AsiaNet/ -- The Japan Sewage Works Association (JSWA) announced that it will begin accepting exhibitor applications for the Sewage Works Exhibition '14 Osaka, which it will host at Intex Osaka starting Tuesday, July 22. The theme of the sewage and water-trea...
SEPANG, Malaysia, Feb. 4/Kyodo JBN-AsiaNet/ -- - Providing Excitement through Our Passionate Commitment to Motorsports - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo:7272) on February 4 held the "Yamaha Motorsports Press Conference 2014" at the Sama-Sama Hotel in Sepang, Malaysia, to announce its motorspo...
TOKYO, Jan. 30 /Kyodo JBN-AsiaNet/ -- Global Appeal 2014 to End Stigma and Discrimination against People Affected by Leprosy was launched in Jakarta, Indonesia, on January 27, endorsed by national human rights institutions from 39 countries and regions. India, Brazil and Indo...
TOKYO, Jan. 27 /Kyodo JBN-AsiaNet/ -- In his annual peace proposal, "Value Creation for Global Change: Building Resilient and Sustainable Societies," released on January 26, Daisaku Ikeda, president of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Buddhist association, calls for increased regio...
TOKYO, Dec. 10 /Kyodo JBN-AsiaNet/ -- The leaders of organizations of people affected by leprosy from nine countries and Yohei Sasakawa, WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Leprosy Elimination and Chairman of The Nippon Foundation, have written to Pope Francis urging the Catholic Church to sp...
TOKYO, Nov. 18 /Kyodo JBN-AsiaNet/ -- - In Hopes of Further Recovery from Great East Japan Earthquake - In support of the victims of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake, and with hopes for further recovery of the disaster-stricken area, TAG Heuer Japan will once again be holding a...
KODA, Japan, Oct. 21 /Kyodo JBN-AsiaNet/ -- airweave inc., a leading manufacturer of premium bedding toppers and pillows, has become an official sponsor of the WGC-HSBC Championships 2013, which started in 2005 and has become one of four professional World Golf Champion events and the only ...
TOKYO, Sept. 20 /Kyodo JBN - Asianet/ -- An international symposium on ending discrimination related to leprosy was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on September 18. Sponsored by The Nippon Foundation, the symposium brought together some 200 people affected by leprosy, human rights experts...
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WASHINGTON, Sept 7, 2013 /Xinhua News Agency-AsiaNet/-- Two "special ambassadors" who speak up for giant panda conservation on Saturday visited Washington D.C., one of the four U.S. cities now have zoos with pandas on loan from China. As Panda ambassadors, or Pambassadors, Melissa Katz from the U...

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