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Custom Media Launches Mansion Global in Japan

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Luxury property and lifestyle quarterly will feature top places and people

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dow Jones & Company Inc. and Custom Media K.K. announced today the launch of a Japanese-language version of Mansion Global, the premium property and luxury lifestyle quarterly magazine that connects high-net-worth individuals with select real estate and aspirational living.

Mansion Global Japan (https://mansionglobal.jp/) will feature exclusive content about the people and places behind the most sought-after residential and business zip codes nationwide, as well as translations to Japanese and original articles in English from Mansion Global editions published in the United States, Great Britain and China.

Watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RBBs07risNs

Mansion Global Japan will present top-quality content to interest affluent readers with global mindsets, while maintaining the high editorial and ethical standards that have helped establish the formidable reputations of Dow Jones and Custom Media.

The editorial team will be led by Publisher Simon Farrell and Editor Shogo Hagiwara, who worked together in Tokyo for several years at the world’s largest-circulation daily newspaper, owned by Japan’s biggest media conglomerate. Their knowledge and networks will help put together the first such luxury property magazine in Japan, in print and online.

The US brand owned by News Corp. is perhaps best known for The Wall Street Journal, winner of 38 Pulitzer Prizes for outstanding journalism, and Barron’s, which has been trusted by investors since 1921 for its valuable market ideas and insights.

Award-winning Custom Media K.K.—Japan’s largest producer of English-language magazines—is the Tokyo-based digital integrated marketing, content creation, and strategic communications agency which publishes the three official magazines of the American, British, and Canadian chambers of commerce in Japan, and is the exclusive advertising agency for the Tokyo American Club.

“Through this new partnership, consumers in Japan will now be able to get access to Mansion Global’s world of luxury real estate and lifestyle content in Japanese for the first time,” said Mae Cheng, Publisher and Editor in Chief at Mansion Global.

“Japan is a market full of opportunity and this new Mansion Global Japan product is a statement of our ambition for the country and our readers there.”

Custom Media President Robert Heldt said, “We are honored to be chosen by Dow Jones to introduce to Japan such a proven premier brand as Mansion Global.”

The first issue will feature Karuizawa, the resort town famous for hot springs, exclusive golf clubs, and global cuisine. We match that by interviewing Trudie Styler, wife of British rock star, Sting, inside the multiple global property-owning couple’s spectacular Tuscany villa in Italy. We also analyze Tokyo’s luxury high-rise boom in office and residential properties and compare value and investment to other established and new skyscraper spots around the world.

The first issue of Mansion Global Japan will be delivered with The Wall Street Journal and be available through other distribution points on July 8.

About Dow Jones

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 130 years and today has one of the world’s largest newsgathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Mansion Global, Financial News, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource. Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (Nasdaq: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV)

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Advertising, Sponsorship & Events

Custom Media K.K.

Robert Heldt

robert@custom-media.com

+81-3-4540-7730

Editorial

Custom Media K.K.

Simon Farrell

simon@custom-media.com

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Cambodia Junior National Canoe Team Members to Visit Japan as Part of Japan Exchange Program JENESYS 2019

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TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sixteen members of the Cambodia junior national canoe team are scheduled to visit Japan from September 17–25 as part of the Japan Exchange Program JENESYS 2019 promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA).

We invite the group to enjoy canoe-related tours and lectures in Tokyo, and then to visit Ishikawa Prefecture to participate in the 15th Japan Canoe Sprint Junior/Junior Youth Komatsu Tournament, joint practice with the Japan national team, a social gathering with high school students, and other activities, all in an effort to promote personal exchange between Japan and Cambodia through sports. Our aims with these activities are to effectively share the appeals of Japan and to further promote the future development of the sports industry in Cambodia and friendly relations between Cambodia and Japan.

We hope that participants in this program will proactively share the appeals of Japan and other information after returning to Cambodia.

For reference: Japan Exchange Program JENESYS 2019

People with the ability and future mission to deliver messages between Japan and the countries and regions of Asia and Oceania are invited and dispatched in order to promote an understanding of Japan with regard to politics, economics, society, culture, history, foreign policy, and the like, and pro-Japanese people and experts on Japan are discovered in order to strengthen Japan’s message to other countries and expand Japan’s diplomatic foundation by having the guests and dispatchees take the initiative to spread information about the diplomatic stance, appeals, and other facets of Japan.

Schedule

Tuesday, September 17

Arrive in Japan, orientation, lecture by the Japan Canoe Federation, etc.

Wednesday, September 18

Tour Sea Forest Waterway, etc.

Thursday, September 19

Travel to Ishikawa Prefecture

Courtesy visit to the Komatsu City Office

Joint practice with the Japan national team

Friday, September 20

Visit Komatsu Ltd.

Social gathering

Saturday, September 21–Monday, September 23

Participate in the 15th Japan Canoe Sprint Junior/Junior Youth Komatsu Tournament

Tuesday, September 24

Travel to Tokyo

Presentation of outcomes, etc.

Wednesday, September 25

Depart Japan

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Inquiries about the program

JENESYS 2019 ASEAN + East Timor Project Implementing Agency

JTB Kasumigaseki Operations Department

Contact: Junji Mise (Mr.), Yutaka Shintani (Mr.)

TEL: +81-3-6737-9447

Weekdays: 9:00-18:00 (Closed on weekends and holidays)

[Email] jenesys2019asean@jtb.com

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CommerceWest Bank Supported Caterina’s Club and Provided Warm Meals, Affordable Housing, and Job Training Assistance to Low-Income Families

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IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CommerceWest Bank (OTCBB: CWBK) supported Caterina’s Club and provided warm meals, affordable housing and job training assistance to low-income families throughout Southern California. Caterina’s Club “Feeding Kids in America” program feeds over 25,025 children a week. The “Welcome Home” program provides qualified families, living in the dark environment of a motel, with the necessary resources to move into the safety and stability of an apartment or condo.

Chef Bruno Serato commented, “It’s time to stop talking about it and do something about it.” He continued, “Thank you all so much for supporting Caterina’s Club, the children, and families we serve. This year’s gala wouldn’t be a success without grand supporters such as CommerceWest Bank. Thank you!”

Ivo A. Tjan, Chairman and CEO of CommerceWest Bank, stated, “A lot of families take for granted how meaningful it is to sit down and have a nightly dinner. It is disheartening to think of, especially when thousands of children in our community go to bed hungry, without an adequate roof over their head.” He continued, “We are excited to be able to help Chef Bruno Serato provide warm meals and affordable housing to underprivileged children and low-income families in our community.”

CommerceWest Bank is a California based full service commercial bank with a unique vision and culture of focusing exclusively on the business community. Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Irvine, California. The Bank serves businesses throughout the state with an emphasis on clients in Orange County, San Diego, Los Angeles, and Riverside Counties. We are a full service business bank and offer a wide range of commercial banking services, including concierge services, remote deposit solution, online banking, mobile banking, lines of credit, working capital loans, commercial real estate loans, SBA loans, and cash management services.

Mission Statement: CommerceWest Bank will create a complete banking experience for each client, catering to businesses and their specific banking needs, while accommodating our clients and providing them high-quality, low stress and personally tailored banking and financial services.

Please visit www.cwbk.com to learn more about the bank. “BANK ON THE DIFFERENCE”

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Ivo A. Tjan, Chairman and CEO

Work Phone: 949-474-5278 (Media Only)

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Cabinet painting is a cost-effective way to modernize the kitchen and increase property value.

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CALGARY, Alberta–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kitchen renovations have one of the highest returns on investment compared to other home renovations. A modern, updated kitchen will add value to a property and make it more attractive to buyers. The largest financial component of a kitchen renovation is the cabinetry.

“Homeowners can experience huge savings on their kitchen renovation when they choose cabinet painting over a full cabinet replacement,” said Chris White of New Look Cabinets in Calgary. “Cabinet painting can make the kitchen look like new, at a fraction of the cost.”

The best advice is to hire Calgary cabinet painters for this project, but homeowners can attempt to DIY cabinet painting. Here are some instructions on how to paint kitchen cabinets.

  1. Choose paint: Choose a paint that will best adhere to your cabinet material and give lasting durability. You should also consider what paint colour will best suit your home’s overall design and your personal taste.
  2. Prepare the kitchen: Before starting, remove everything from the kitchen and cabinets that might get in the way.
  3. Remove cabinet doors, drawer fronts, and hardware: Take everything off the cabinet boxes and label it for easy reassembly.
  4. Clean and sand the surfaces: Wipe down all surfaces with a grease-removing cleaner. Then lightly sand all doors, drawer fronts and side panels. Remember to wipe off the dust afterwards.
  5. Prime and paint the cabinets: You can choose to paint them using a brush, compressor and paint gun, or have them painted by Calgary cabinet painters in a professional spray shop. Be sure to apply a primer and allow it to completely dry before putting on the top coat.

Homeowners should be aware that cabinet painting is a time consuming, detail-oriented job. If you are not comfortable with your ability, or you do not have enough time to complete the job properly, you should consider hiring professional cabinet painters.

“We have the experience, skills and equipment to get the job done efficiently and with seamless, professional results,” said White. “If you can’t commit the time, it is well worth the money to have your kitchen cabinets painted by a professional company.”

New Look Cabinets & Interiors is a RenovationFind Certified Painting Company in Calgary. They specialize in interior painting, as well as cabinet painting, cabinet refinishing and furniture refinishing. They offer superior workmanship, excellent customer service and are passionate about every project they work on. For more information, or for help with your next paint job, visit www.newlookcabinets.com.

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Chris White

403-719-7246

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