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Okada-san from Mitsui & Co. was the bridge to Japan.
Boonsithi Chokwatana

A journey into the unknown: Saha Group chairman's story (6)

The start of ties with Japan in the early postwar period

Boonsithi Chokwatana | Thailand

Boonsithi Chokwatana is chairman of Saha Group, Thailand's leading consumer products conglomerate. This is part 6 of a 30-part series.

During World War II, there was a Japanese man named Kamon Okada at the Bangkok branch of trading company Mitsui & Co., whom my father would often visit.

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