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Date : October 1 - December 1, 2009

October to December, 2009【Foreign Media’s reporting based on Yamagata Press Tour】

post date : 2013.08.24

Between late October and early December 2009, Financial Times (UK), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (Germany), Agencia EFE (Spain), Chinese Financial News, and Joongang Ilbo (ROK) all filed stories based on Yamagata Press Tour that was carried out on October 22 and 23. 


Some of these articles were widely carried by other media's websites, and FPCJ has currently confirmed 35 pieces in total


They featured all the items presented in the tour, including Governor Mieko Yoshimura's press conference, Yamagata University's R&D of Organic EL, Dewasanzan, and two local SMEs(Sato Seni and Oriental Carpet).




・Financial Times, UK (October 23, 2009)
"Japan promises to create 100,000 jobs"
(Quoted Governor Mieko Yoshimura)


・Agencia EFE, Spain (October 27, 2009)
"Los "yamabushi": guardianes de la naturaleza"
(Featured Dewasanzan, three mountains of Dewa, and yamabushi, mountain worship)


・Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung,Germany 
(November 3, 2009)
"Die Jugend geht, die Alten bleiben"
(Quoted Governor Mieko Yoshimura)


・Financial News, China (November 18, 2009)
"Small firms nestled among the mountains in Japan"
(Featured two local SMEs(Sato Seni and Oriental Carpet))


・Joongang Ilbo, ROK (November 27, 2009)
"We produced Michelle Obama’s cardigan using our mohair yarn"
(Featured a local SME (Sato Seni))


・Legal Daily, China (December 8, 2009)
"Save the earth: Japan promotes ECO philosophy"
(Featured Yamagata University R&D of Organic EL)

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