As one of the most experienced Japanese foreign correspondents in Asia, Kenji has covered most parts of the region in his career spanning some 30 years. Telum Media recently caught up with him after he moved to Hong Kong from Nikkei Asia's headquarters in Tokyo - for the third time. In a video interview, he spoke about his latest plans in Hong Kong, what his day is like and why he thinks Asia is important on the global news agenda.
When it comes to how PRs can build a sustainable relationship with a senior business news journalist like him, Kenji said honesty, responsiveness and equality are all the more important.
Watch the full interview