Crown Prince Akishino of Japan and his wife, Crown Princess Kiko, on Saturday, the second day of their Polish trip, visited the southern city of Kraków.
President Andrzej Duda and his wife Agata Kornhauser-Duda welcomed Crown Prince Akishino and Crown Princess Kiko of Japan at the Presidential Palace in Warsaw on Friday. The royal couple will also visit Kraków and Łowicz before leaving Poland on Tuesday.
The relations between the regional Visegrad Group (V4) and Japan have been strengthening along with plans for increased trade and mutual investments, Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki said at the third V4-Japan summit in Bratislava on Thursday.
Prime Ministers of Poland and Japan Mateusz Morawiecki and Shinzo Abe, who met on Wednesday in Bratislava, agreed after the meeting to strive for a free-trade agreement between EU and Japan to take effect, Japan's Kyodo news agency reported on Thursday.
A Japanese automotive parts manufacturer, Mitsui High-tec (MHT), will build in Poland its first European factory of motor cores for hybrid and electric cars, the Polish Investment and Trade Agency (PAIH) said in a statement on Tuesday.
Prof. Tatsuya Okubo, dean of the School of Engineering at the University of Tokyo, and Prof. Krzysztof Kurek, director of the National Centre for Nuclear Research (NCBJ) signed an academic exchange agreement between the two institutions, in Warsaw, on Monday.
Despite the state of war, cooperation between agents continued. Polish spies continued to move around WWII Europe using passports provided by the Japanese, and the exchange of information about the USSR and Germany continued. TFN’s Stuart Dowell looks back at the curious affair to find out more.
The Japanese Transcosmos global outsourcing company will open a centre in Poznan, western Poland. In coming years the company plans to expand and turn the operating centre into one of its key global outsourcing hubs employing up to 500.
The Japanese company Yagi has completed the expansion of its car-parts factory in Żarów (southwestern Poland), in a project worth around PLN 75 million (EUR 17.6 million), the firm announced on Friday.
Poland's Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz on Friday morning received Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan Taro Kono at the Foreign Ministry in Warsaw. The two officials are to discuss bilateral relations and security issues.