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Japan shares its universal health coverage knowledge with Egypt

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Egypt office organised the third seminar in Egypt on universal health coverage in the presence of Yoshifumi Omura and a number of officials from Egypt’s ministries of health and finance, health insurance organisations, the World Bank, and the World Health Organization (WHO) among others. The Egyptian and Japanese sides …

Hagar Omran

GEM has great potential to boost tourism in Egypt: Japanese ambassador

Japanese Ambassador to Egypt Takehiro Kagawa said that the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) has a great potential to boost tourism in Egypt, expecting that the GEM will play an active role in promoting Egyptian tourism with its business-oriented planning to attract more people from all over the world. According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s third review staff report, Egypt’s tourism …

Daily News Egypt

13.9% increase in value of Egyptian imports from East Asian countries in 2015

The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) recently issued its annual bulletin of trade exchange between Egypt and East Asian countries for 2015, including export and import statistics from Malaysia, China, India, Japan, Indonesia, Pakistan and South Korea The total value of imports from East Asian countries reached EGP 151.6bn in 2015 versus …

Hossam Mounir

Aikido alive and thriving in Egypt

The Heliopolis Sporting Club (HSC) celebrated “Aikido Day” last week, featuring demonstration bouts by skilled Egyptian practitioners. HSC celebrates Aikido day every month, and invites other practitioners from different clubs to promote the martial art. Aikido is a modern Japanese martial art that utilises and redirects an opponent’s momentum. In attendance were several members of …

Maya Nawar