During a ceremonial tree planting held at Atlanta's Perkerson Elementary School, Daijiro Nogata
, Chief Executive Officer of TOTO USA; The Honorable Valencia Stovall, Georgia House of Representatives; Denise Quarles, Director of the City of Atlanta Mayor's Office of Sustainability; and Greg Levine, Trees Atlanta Co-Executive Director and Chief Program Officer, planted the first tree with help from students at Perkerson.
The two-car train bound for Kokura from Nogata
had no conductor.
FUKUOKA - Bereaved relatives and friends held a wake Thursday evening for murdered Japanese hostage Shosei Koda in his hometown of Nogata
, Fukuoka Prefecture, a day after his body was transported to Japan by plane from Iraq via Kuwait and Dubai.
Koda's parents sent a fax message to Koizumi and Machimura later Wednesday, asking the government to rescue their son at an early date, according to officials of the city of Nogata
, Koda's hometown in Fukuoka Prefecture.
Fukuoka Hibiki Shinkin Bank and Nogata
Shinkin Bank, both based on the southernmost main island of Kyushu, said Tuesday they have agreed to merge possibly in October 2003.
, networks section chief at the Japanese Society of Rights of Authors and Composers, said, ''The belief that music is free has been spreading.
We are proud to have contributed to environmental sustainability through innovative plumbing products and water-related services since TOTO was first established in 1917," said Daijiro Nogata
, Chief Executive Officer for TOTO USA.
military and is on the way to Koda's hometown of Nogata
in Fukuoka Prefecture.
Kazumi Yoshida, a former cram school teacher and resident of Nogata
in Fukuoka Prefecture, said at the Fukuoka prefectural government office in southwestern Japan that he is grateful to all those who helped him collect about 12.
Speaking from Morrow, GA, where, in 1996, TOTO launched a state-of-the-art manufacturing plant and began production of premium residential plumbing products, Daijiro Nogata
, CEO of TOTO USA, Inc.
The body was transported to Kuwait City from Baghdad earlier in the day and will be flown to his hometown of Nogata
in Fukuoka Prefecture Wednesday evening on a separate flight.
He was identified as Shosei Koda, 24, of Nogata
, Fukuoka Prefecture.