Asia Future Conference Chair Yasushi Akashi makes an “opening declaration”. Looking on are Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Koji Haneda, keynote speaker Jose Laurel V (hidden), UP President Danilo Concepcion, and UP Los Baños Chancellor Fernando Sanchez. Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO

Asia Future Conference Chair Yasushi Akashi makes an “opening declaration”. Looking on are Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Koji Haneda, keynote speaker Jose Laurel V (hidden), UP President Danilo Concepcion, and UP Los Baños Chancellor Fernando Sanchez. Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO