• Short Summary

    TWO JAPANESE JOURNALISTS FLYING IN THEIR OWN PLANE MADE A FIVE-DAY STAY IN BANGKOK, CAPITAL OF THAILAND, ON THEIR SOUTH EAST ASIAN GOODWILL TOUR.

  • Description

    TWO JAPANESE JOURNALISTS FLYING IN THEIR OWN PLANE MADE A FIVE-DAY STAY IN BANGKOK, CAPITAL OF THAILAND, ON THEIR SOUTH EAST ASIAN GOODWILL TOUR.

    THE JOURNALISTS WERE MR. TAKASHI WADA, CHIEF OF FOREIGN NEWS DIVISION AND MR. TAKASHI EGUCHI, STAFF CAMERAMAN OF CHUBU NIPPON SHIMBUN, ONE OF THE LARGEST PROVINCIAL PAPERS IN CENTRAL JAPAN.

    THEIR PILOT WAS MITSUO YOSHIDA AND FLIGHT ENGINEER MR. HIROSHI SASAKI.

    IN THEIR AERO COMMANDER 680 SUPER PLANE BELONGING TO THE NEWSPAPER THE JOURNALISTS WHO LEFT NAGOYA ON SEPTEMBER 1 HAD BEFORE LANDING IN BANGKOK HAVE ALREADY VISITED THE PHILIPPINES, NORTH BORNEO, SARAWAK, INDONESIA, SINGAPORE AND MALAYA.

    THEIR ARRIVAL WAS MARKED BY PRESENTATION OF A BUNCH OF FLOWERS AT THE AIRPORT AND RECEPTION BY MR. KAN AKATANI OF THE JAPANESE EMBASSY IN THAILAND. IT ALSO COINCIDED WITH THE 70 ANNIVERSARY OF THE CITY OF NEGOYA.

    THEY MADE A SPECIAL POINT OF MEETING THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF BANGKOK MR. CHAMNAN YUWABUN TO PAY RESPECT TO THE PEOPLE OF BANGKOK AND TO PROMOTE FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN NAGOYA CITY AND BANGKOK.

    MR. WADA PRESENTED TO THE MAYOR IN HIS OFFICE A GIFT FROM THE MAYOR OF NAGOYA...A GOLDEN DOLPHIN AND A PAPER WEIGHT
    DURING THEIR STAY IN BANGKOK THEY PROPOSED TO CALL ON THE PRESIDENT OF THE THAI CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TO DELIVER A MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF NAGOYA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, CALL ON THE JAPANESE AMBASSADOR, VISIT MUNICIPAL OFFICES AND THE ANCIENT CAPITAL CITY OF AYUDRYA.

    THE JOURNALISTS WOULD VISIT BURMA, CAMBODIA, SOUTH VIETNAM AND HONGKONG BEFORE RETURNING HOME.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6U0K1QQEAOY45GT4N965C3E6N
    Media URN:
    VLVA6U0K1QQEAOY45GT4N965C3E6N
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/09/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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