Hashimoto Apology

Today was a very interesting press conference by the mayor of Osaka, Toru Hashimoto.  He was there to issue an apology for his suggestion that the United States military make use of legal sexual services as a method of relief to reduce the rate of rapes committed by American servicemen.  The entire speech plus Q&A lasted nearly three hours.


Arab Ambassadors

Today was a last minute assignment at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building.  It was a gathering and meeting of Arab ambassadors and the Governor of Tokyo.  We were only allowed 10 minutes to take our photos and shoot our video. 

19th International Conference on The Future of Asia

Mahathir bin Mohamad is a polarizing individual.  Hated and loved by many around the world, it was very interesting to cover him today.  I don't really have much of an opinion or anything to write about him, so I'll just share some photos I took at the conference.


The Cuban Five

This was an interesting assignment.  There was a press conference held in Tokyo today by the Cuban government.  The topic was the Cuban Five – A group of men who were arrested in Miami back in 1998 for conspiracy to engage in espionage. 


Tokyo Nail Forum 2013

Today was an interesting day for me.  I usually cover political and technology related topics, but this afternoon I was sent to cover the Tokyo Nail Forum 2013 – A trade show for nail fashion.  I don't have much to write about this, so rather I will just show some photos from today...