Newsletter: Finnish Japan Chamber of Commerce in Japan

Finally we know the name of our new Ambassador.
Om 10 August President Sauli Niinisto appointed Counsellor for Foreign Affairs Pekka Orpana to serve as Finland's Ambassador to Tokyo from 1 September 2018. For details, check the Embassy web site.

We wish Mr. Orpana welcome to Tokyo and hope we will have a good and fruitful cooperation, as we have had with our previous Ambassadors.

This is the final reminder for our traditional Yakatabune (river boat) Cruise on Friday, 31 August. We a few slots left so if you plan to participate and have not signed up yet, do so at latest tomorrow Friday. More information below!

The 16th Mercedes-Benz - Cole Haan Cup is played on Friday, 5 October at the same venue as before, Atsugi Kokusai C.C. in Kanagawa pref.. Unfortunately the European team is currently fully booked, although you can still sign up but will be placed on a waiting list. Event details below.

We have a new contribution from our "Aoyama View" columnist, this time titled "Summer heat, new scandals and export worries - but Tokyo is best".

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