Jun. 22, 2019: Hitotsubashi ICS Alumni Homecoming
May 2019: Induction and Turnover Ceremonies

1st VP Dr. Lalet Tsuchiya managed the electronic capture of the personal information of members, then later co-hosted the ceremonies with 2nd VP Dr. Nappy Navarra. Secretary Dr. Neil Tan Gana helped welcome guests and members.


Pres. Lavi Penaverde is shown conferring with members from the MEXT Young Leaders Program as Treasurer Belinda Perez collects annual fees.


Chapter Head Dr. Jojo Ramos with the Northern Luzon delegation, (L to R) Ms. Paulina Sawadan, Ms. Angie Marino, Ms. Maricel Aguilar, and Dr. Abelita Lubrica. They are joined by PHILAJAMES honorary member Ms. Cecile Tolentino and past president Ms. Grace Sapuay.

Apr. 2019: SLC Induction and Awarding Ceremonies
SLC Induction-poolside

Group photo taken at the poolside of the UPCO Social Hall, UPLB during the Induction and Awarding Ceremony. Photo courtesy of past president RJ Ducusin.

Mar. and May 2019: Execom Meetings

Our 2019-2020 Execom has met twice as a group prior to their induction, once before the March 9 predeparture orientation, and again on May 1. These photos show them at work and during moments of rest.

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From L to R, president Lavi Penaverde, treasurer Bel Perez, 1st VP Lalet Tsuchiya, secretary Neil H. Tan Gana, 2nd VP Nappy Navarra.

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Taken during the meeting at Elks Club, Makati, from L to R, Lavi, Bel, Neil, Lalet and Nappy.

Feb. 2019: SLC School Caravan

PHILAJAMES-Southern Luzon Chapter officers and members led by Chapter Head Dr. Lalet Tsuchiya went to Batangas State University this year for their annual School Caravan undertaking.

Feb. 2019: PHILFEJA Shinnenkai
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Several PHILAJAMES members attended PHILFEJA's 2019 Shinnenkai last Feb. 9.

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PHILAJAMES Foundation Trustees at the PHILFEJA Shinnenkai: Atty. Tet Mahiwo, Engr. Lydia Tansinsin, Mr. Cesar Pineda, Atty. Mildred Romero, and Mrs. Cecile Tolentino.

Dec. 2018: NL Chapter Yearend Gathering

Dr. Jojo Ramos and members of our Northern Luzon Chapter got together to discuss plans for next year.

Dec. 2018: Cebu Chapter Shinnenkai

Cebu Chapter officers and members led by Dr. Cherry Ballescas also held their annual shinnenkai to give thanks and draft plans.

Dec. 2018: School Caravan

PHILAJAMES 2nd VP Bel Perez with Philippine Science High School (main campus) Guidance Counselor and staff from the Director's Office. She also linked with the PTA and past teacher training grantees, as well as the directors of the Baguio and Clark campuses.


Our Sept. predarture orientation speaker Sylver Amorsolo, PAREF Southridge's SHS Vice-Principal, with their school's guidance counselor. You, too, can help spread information about Japan Government Scholarships.

Nov. 30, 2018: NCR Meet-up

Daisempais, sempais and kohais from different Japan government scholarships but all based in NCR.


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Jul. 28, 2018

Dr. Resty Collado, as PHILAJAMES president, is sworn in as a PHILFEJA Trustee by JICC Director Mr. Ken Nakamura.


PHILAJAMES Officers Bel Perez and Malu Agad, with PHILAJAMES Foundation's Mrs. Crysti Yaegashi, extreme left, and Atty. Mildred Romero, 4th from left, attending PHILFEJA's GA with JICC's Toshiyuki Taguchi, Japan Foundation Director Hiroaki Uesegi, and PHILFEJA Trustee and former president Dr. Philip Sanvictores.


Atty. Mildred Romero receives a Fundacion Sanso collectible from PHILFEJA Trustee Domingo Go for the numerous services she has provided PHILFEJA.

Jun. 9, 2018: PHILAJAMES Board of Directors Working Lunch

Pres. Lavi Penaverde co-hosted the event with Prof. Shingo Oue and bonded with the 2018 batch of YLP grantees.

Oct. 2018

The entire Philippine delegation to the ASCOJA Conference includes a number of PHILAJAMES members. It was headed by PHILFEJA Pres. Atty. Powell del Rosario of JAAP (JICA Alumni Asso. of the Philippines).

ASCOJA 2018 in Cambodia