Kishida Won't Run For Ldp President This Time

Kishida won't run for LDP president this time

Former foreign minister Fumio Kishida says he will support Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the governing party's September election to choose its president, instead of running himself.

Kishida currently heads the ruling Liberal Democratic Party's Policy Research Council, a major executive post.

Emperor And Empress Welcome Vietnam's President

Emperor and Empress welcome Vietnam's president

A ceremony has been held at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo to welcome Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang and his wife to Japan.

Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko greeted Quang and his wife at the palace on Wednesday morning. The presidential couple arrived in Japan on Tuesday as state guests.

Ct Chief Engineer Chika Kako Is New Lexus International Vice President

CT Chief Engineer Chika Kako is New Lexus International Vice President

Lexus CT chief engineer Chika Kako has been promoted to executive vice president of Lexus International as part of a major transformation of the Toyota Motor Corporation executive structure.

Kako was the very first female chief engineer in Toyota history, and played a pivotal role in developing the first generation Remote Touch controller. Automotive News had an insightful profile in 2014:

Tepco To Reshuffle Best Administration, Elevate Kobayakawa To President

TEPCO to reshuffle beat administration, elevate Kobayakawa to president

Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc., administrator of the debacle hit Fukushima atomic power plant, will reshuffle its top administration, elevating Director Tomoaki Kobayakawa to president, individuals near the matter said Sunday.

The organization, known as TEPCO and viably controlled by the Japanese government, will conclude the new administration group before the current month's over and look for shareholder endorsement in June, they said.

School President: Its Education Not Biased

School president: Its education not biasedThe head of a Japanese school operator at the center of a controversial land deal has refuted criticism that his company's approach to education is biased.
The president of Moritomo Gakuen, Yasunori Kagoike, spoke to NHK following revelations that children at the kindergarten it operates gave a cheer for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a sporting event.

Nintendo President Apparently Considering A 3ds Successor

Nintendo President Apparently Considering A 3DS SuccessorWhat is the fate of the Nintendo 3DS now that the Nintendo Switch has been announced? According to recent reports, it seems that Nintendo plans to keep the console around. However according to a new report from a Kyoto Shinbun article (via Nintendo Everything), it seems that Nintendo could also be considering a successor to the 3DS.

Ldp Vice President To Meet Iranian President

LDP vice president to meet Iranian presidentThe vice president of Japan's main ruling Liberal Democratic Party is set to meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. Masahiko Komura intends to urge Rouhani to continue honoring the nuclear deal struck between Tehran and 6 powers in July 2015.

Toyota President Akio Toyoda Profiled In Automotive News

Toyota President Akio Toyoda Profiled in Automotive NewsHans Greimel of Automotive News has written a profile on Toyota President & Lexus Chief Branding Officer Akio Toyoda:
He spent six years perfecting his feel for the car under the tutelage of Toyota’s revered master test driver, the late Hiromu Naruse. Toyoda holds the company’s top-ranked S-class internal driving license. Insiders call him “Top Gun.”

Softbank President Discusses 'asia Super Grid'

Softbank President Discusses 'Asia Super Grid'Masayoshi Son, chair of Renewable Energy Institute (president of the Softbank group), delivered a lecture at a symposium to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the institute and disclosed the current status of the "Asia Super Grid Plan" Sept 9, 2016.

Vice President Appointment At Toyota Australia 2016

Vice president appointment at Toyota Australia 2016Toyota Australia has announced the appointment of Matt Callachor as its Vice President.
Matt has been with Toyota for almost 35 years and brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience.
He is currently working at Lexus International as General Manager in Planning as part of a three year intra company transfer. Prior to this Matt was the Executive Director of Sales and Marketing at Toyota Australia, a position that he held from January 2010 to May 2013.