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What's New i17 Mar.2016@updatedj
  • Newsrelease(17 March.2016)
    Invitation to the Seminar on the Promotion of Foreign Investment in Yokohama
    (PDF 155kb)


    2015
  • Newsrelease(17 March.2016)
    Invitation to the Seminar on the Promotion of Foreign Investment in Yokohama
    (PDF 155kb)

  • Newsrelease(29 February.2016)
    Low-Carbon Hydrogen Use Pilot Project in the Keihin Coastal Area (Media Invitation)
    (PDF 115kb)

  • Newsrelease(31 July.2015)
    More than 5,000 Performers will join the Festival! gDance Dance Dance @ YOKOHAMA 2015h
    Opening Event Program and performers for the YOKOHAMA DANCE PARADE have now been determined.
    (PDF 170kb)

  • Newsrelease(17 June.2015)
    Joint Declaration in Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of Sister-city Relations between Yokohama and Mumbai, Manila, Odessa, Vancouver 
    (PDF 172kb)


    2014
  • Newsrelease(24 Mar.2015)
    Yokohama City chosen a case study city for the OECD gSustainable Urban Development Policies in Aging Societiesh Project
    \Yokohamafs efforts to meet challenges will be introduced to OECD countries, and the world \
    (PDF 169kb)

  • Newsrelease(10 Mar.2015)
    Yokohama Marathon 2015, first full marathon with citizen participation, coming soon
    - Runners will enjoy great views of coastal areas and popular tourist landmarks along the race course -
    (PDF 243kb)

  • Newsrelease(13 Feb.2015)
    Yokohama Mayor Hayashi wins ACCJ 2014 Person of the Year Award
    ? First head of municipality to receive the prestigious prize ?
    Opening Event Program and performers for the YOKOHAMA DANCE PARADE have now been determined.
    (PDF 186kb)

  • Newsrelease(10 Dec.2014)
    Yokohama, Lyon mark 55 years of sister-city ties; New partnership launched in economy, education
    (PDF 357kb)

  • Newsrelease(4 Nov.2014)
    gYokohama Walking Pointh program begins in November
    \ 300,000 citizens sought to join over 4 years; 40,000 already registered \
    (PDF 484kb)

  • Newsrelease(22 Oct.2015)
    3rd Asia Smart City Conference to be held in Yokohama Oct. 30
    \ City mayors from Asiafs emerging countries, international organizationsf representatives gathering to disseminate their views, messages to the world on developing sustainable cities in Asia \
    (PDF 220kb)

  • Newsrelease(17 Sep.2015)
    New international convention facilities to be built next to PACIFICO Yokohama to boost the cityfs MICE capabilities
    Opening Event Program and performers for the YOKOHAMA DANCE PARADE have now been determined.
    (PDF 380kb)

  • Newsrelease(29 Aug.2015)
    Culture City of East Asia 2014, YOKOHAMA
    \ Japan-China-Korea Youth Cultural Exchange Project \
    \ Trilateral Arts Festival 2014: Communication by Dance \
    (PDF 401kb)

  • Newsrelease(22 May.2015)
    Yokohama Mayor Visits Europe
    Attends OECD Forum in Paris;Promotes Economic, Cultural Cooperation in Frankfurt, Vienna
    \ Trilateral Arts Festival 2014: Communication by Dance \
    (PDF 534kb)


    2013
  • Newsrelease(13 Feb.2014)
    Hanoi Sewerage and Drainage Limited Company, Yokohama International Center, and City of Yokohama signed a memorandum
    - JICA Partnership Program (special category for vitalizing local economy) has started -
    (PDF 257kb)

  • Press Tours (5 Dec.2013)
    Video Report: Press Tour gYokohama spearheading Japanfs efforts for empowering women and better childcareh(Briefing by Yokohama Mayor)
    (FPCJ)


  • Watch Japan Now (2 Dec.2013)
    Ms. Fumiko Hayashi, Mayor (October 2013)
    (FPCJ)


  • Press Tours (27 Nov.2013)
    ReportFPress Tour gYokohama spearheading Japanfs efforts for empowering women and better childcareh
    (FPCJ)


  • Watch Japan Now (16 Oct.2013)
    Officially designated as a gCulture City of East Asia 2014
    (FPCJ)


  • Newsrelease(15 Oct.2013)
    Officially designated as a gCulture City of East Asia 2014
    (PDF 473kb)

  • Newsrelease(17 Sep.2013)
    Keynote speech by Mayor of Yokohama at APEC Women and the Economy Forum
    (PDF 410kb)

  • Newsrelease(17 Sep.2013)
    YOKOHAMA OTOMATSURI 2013 ? Welcome to the Music Ocean -
    (PDF 461kb)

  • Watch Japan Now (17 Sep.2013)
    YOKOHAMA OTOMATSURI 2013 ? Welcome to the Music Ocean -
    (FPCJ)


  • Watch Japan Now (11 Sep.2013)
    Keynote speech by Mayor of Yokohama at APEC Women and the Economy Forum
    (FPCJ)


  • Watch Japan Now (4 Sep.2013)
    City of Yokohama and HueWACO of Vietnam celebrate the 10th anniversary of technical cooperation
    (FPCJ)


  • Watch Japan Now (30 Aug.2013)
    Yokohama-made public-private cooperation gLunch Packh to be on sale!
    (FPCJ)


  • Watch Japan Now (12 Jul.2013)
    gFutureCity Yokohama Awardh winner decided
    (FPCJ)


  • Watch Japan Now (11 Jul.2013)
    Yokohama is the First Japanese City to win the Global Green City Award in Berlin, Germany
    (FPCJ)


  • Watch Japan Now (14 Jun.2013)
    Yokohama Triennale 2014 Title, Concept and Exhibition Dates are Decided!
    (FPCJ)


  • Watch Japan Now (14 Jun.2013)
    Yokohama Otomatsuri 2013@*:KWelcome to the Music Ocean*:K
    (FPCJ)


  • Newsrelease(29 May.2013)
    Five Events related to the Fifth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD V) in Yokohama
    (PDF 380kb)

  • Watch Japan Now (10 May.2013)
    Womenfs Leadership and Economic Growth
    (FPCJ)


  • Newsrelease(10 May.2013)
    Symposium Womenfs Leadership and Economic Growth (recognized as an official side event)
    Applications for participation are still open!
    (PDF 469kb)


    2012

  • Newsrelease(29 Mar.2013)
    The Port of Yokohama linked to ports all over the world
    (PDF 522kb)

  • Newsrelease(8 Jan.2013)
    International Symposium on Asian Creative City to be held ` General Meeting and Commemorative Symposium for the Establishment of Creative City Network of Japan to be held on January 13 `
    (PDF 263kb)

  • Newsrelease(4 Dec.2012)
    First Press Conference by Organizing Committee for Yokohama Triennale to announce Artistic Director and Outline of Yokohama Triennale 2014
    (PDF 748kb)

  • Newsrelease(30 Nov.2012)
    Performance testing of ultra-compact mobility to be carried out in Yokohamafs central district. -A means of transportation for tourists and local residents-
    (PDF 782kb)

  • Newsrelease(23 Oct.2012)
    Autumn events of the City of Yokohama - Yokohama Day in Smart City Week and Seminar commemorating the 25th anniversary of CITYNET -
    (HTML) (PDF 425kb)

  • Reports from the Japanese Archipelago(25 Sep.2012)
    Yokohama Mayor greets 500 Russian Student Volunteers who helped the 20th APEC Economic Leadersf Meeting
    (FPCJ)


  • Newsrelease(31 Jul.2012)
    "Dance Dance Dance @ YOKOHAMA"-Dance Festival Opens-
    (PDF 450kb)

  • Newsrelease(12 Jul.2012)
    A public-private joint research starts in Japan and Singapore-The Yokohama Water Business Conference deploys overseas-
    (HTML) (PDF 571kb)


  • Reports from the Japanese Archipelago(12 Jul.2012)
    Mayor of Yokohama City attended the APECfs "Women and the Economy Forum"
    (FPCJ)


  • Reports from the Japanese Archipelago(28 Jun.2012)
    "FutureCity," first world promotion! Yokohama makes an appeal as gFutureCity Yokohamah at Rio+20
    (FPCJ)


  • Reports from the Japanese Archipelago(24 May.2012)
    June 2 is the Opening Anniversary of Yokohama Port! Kick-off Week for FY2013 TICAD V starts
    (FPCJ)


  • Reports from the Japanese Archipelago(25 Apr.2012)
    Yokohama Mayor Visits the U.S. to Mark 55th Anniversary of Sister-City Relations and 100th Anniversary of Japan-U.S. Exchange through the Gift of Sakura
    (FPCJ)


  • Newsrelease(20 Apr.2012)/Reports from the Japanese Archipelago(25 Apr.2012)
    gDance Dance Dance @ YOKOHAMA 2012h`As many as 107 programs decided`
    (PDF 418kb)
    (FPCJ)



    2011

  • Newsletter(30 Mar.2012)
    Yokohama 2011 `What wefve done and where wefve been`
    (HTML) (PDF 146kb)


  • Newsrelease(30 Mar.2012)
    Technical Cooperation with the City of Cebu, the Philippines
    (HTML) (PDF 168kb)


  • Reports from the Japanese Archipelago(15 Mar.2012)
    The worldfs first successful sperm collection of bush dogs has been achieved!
    (FPCJ)


  • Reports from the Japanese Archipelago(22 Feb.2012)
    International Water Association(IWA) Workshop in Yokohama
    (FPCJ)


  • Newsrelease(3 Feb.2012)
    Selected as both FutureCity and Comprehensive Special Zone
    (HTML) (PDF 370kb)


  • Reports from the Japanese Archipelago(18 Jan.2012)
    PHOTO YOKOHAMA 2012 `The Power of Photos Bustles Yokohama`
    (FPCJ)


  • Reports from the Japanese Archipelago(15 Dec.2011)
    Illumination and Candles Light up Winter Yokohama Night
    (FPCJ)


  • Newsletter(2 Dec.2011)
    Promote and Export Yokohama to the World(2) - Growth Stategy of Yokohama./The City of Yokohama signed a comprehensive partnership agreement with the Japan International Cooperarion Agency(JICA) for the first time as a local government/"Yokohama Water Business Conference(YWBC)" was established overseas water business in water supply and sewerage system./The"Smart City Week2011"ended in great success.
    (HTML) (PDF 381kb)


  • Newsrelease(25 Nov.2011)
    `Yokohama's new Symbolic Project`Three Yokohama Art Festival Launched
    (HTML) (PDF 421kb)


  • Reports from the Japanese Archipelago(22 Nov.2011)
    Partnership Cooperation with Frankfurt`Partnership Cooperation with Frankfurt as 150th Anniversary of Japan-Germany relations,and Business Attraction Top Seminar in Germany
    (FPCJ)


  • Newsrelease(11 Oct.2011)/Reports from the Japanese Archipelago(15 Oct.2011)
    A day to disseminate Yokohamafs way to achieve a world class smart city`Yokohama Day will be held during the Smart City Week 2011 on October 27`
    (HTML) (PDF 220kb)
    (FPCJ)


  • Reports from the Japanese Archipelago(22 Sep.2011)
    Mayor of Yokohama representing Japan gave the opening address at APECfs gWomen and the Economy Summith
    (FPCJ)


  • Reports from the Japanese Archipelago(31 Aug.2011)
    Yokohama Triennale 2011 being held--- gOUR MAGIC HOUR ? How Much of the World Can We Know?h ---
    (FPCJ)


  • Newsrelease(27 Jul.2011)
    Yokohama Triennale 2011 kicks off`from Saturday August 6 to Sunday November 6, Press Preview Friday August 5`
    (HTML) (PDF 294kb)


  • Newsrelease(21 Jul.2011)/Reports from the Japanese Archipelago(21 Jul.2011)
    Top Sales Activities in china and Korea by the Mayor of Yokohama.
    (HTML) (PDF 393kb)
    (FPCJ)


  • Reports from the Japanese Archipelago(23 Jun.2011)
    YOKOHAMA TRIENNALE 2011-gOUR MAGIC HOURFHow much of the World Can We Know?h
    (FPCJ)

    2010
  • Newsletter(31 Mar.2011)
    Promote and Export Yokohama to the World - Growth Stategy of Yokohama.
    (HTML) (PDF 230kb)


  • Newsrelease(14 Feb.2011)
    Performing Arts Meeting in Yokohama (TPAM in Yokohama) 2011h will be held from February 16 to February 18.
    (HTML) (PDF 208kb)


  • Newsrelease(4 Nov.2010)
    APEC JAPAN 2010 in YOKOHAMA Kicks off from November 7th!-Related Events Imformation-
    (PDF 208kb)


  • Newsrelease(2 Nov.2010)
    gYokohama Smart City Project(YSCP)hKicks Off!-A Week-long Demonstration& Exhibition Starts from November7th-
    (HTML) (PDF 127kb)


  • Newsrelease(3 Sep.2010)
    gYOKOHAMA 2011: International Triennale of Contemporary Arth `Exhibition Outline and Artistic Director have been decided`
    (HTML) (PDF 43kb)


  • Newsreletter(12 Aug.2010)
    Welcome with Smile Project ~WELCOME APEC~ has been started!/Yokohama Smart City Project (YSCP), faciliated by the smart grid technology, will be introduced at APEC Japan 2010!/Yokohama City will carbon offset the CO2 emitted by the APEC Japan 2010!/Intiatives in progress to provide a better environment for APEC Japan 2010
    (HTML) (PDF 304kb)


  • Newsrelease(18 Jun.2010)
    gCity of YOKOHAMA Week 2010 in Shanghaih Starts from June 28th at the Shanghai Expo 2010 `Tourism Seminar and Investment Promotion Seminar will be held concurrently`
    (HTML) (PDF 65kb)


  • Newsrelease(17 May.2010)
    Yokohama City recruits citizen volunteers for APEC Japan 2010 in Yokohama! PACIFICO Yokohama is chosen as the official venue for Economic Leadersf Meeting and Ministerial Meeting!
    (HTML) (PDF 113kb)


  • This is Yokohama
    @@Yokohama lies on a peninsula in Tokyo Bay, approximately 30 kilometers (18 miles) from the capital of Japan. Home to nearly 3.6 million people, Yokohama is Japanfs second largest city. The city has built its economic base largely through business with foreign countries since the early days of modern Japan. Today, Yokohama is Japanfs third largest trading port in terms of volume.
    @The city enthusiastically welcomes foreign enterprises, international gatherings and a wide variety of internationally oriented events. It is a sister city of San Diego, Lyon, Mumbai, Odessa, Vancouver, Manila, Shanghai and Constantza and a sister port of Oakland, Vancouver, Shanghai, Dalian, Hamburg and Melbourne.

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