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New Post5 Budget Hacks to Survive in Japan

For this week’s article, instead of sharing some news, we will be sharing some money-saving tips when in Japan. We are featuring a video from Delta TV entitled “How to Live in a Budget in Japan”. In Delta TV’s blog, they shared 5 budget hacks on how to live on a budget in Japan.  According

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April 20, 2021

New PostUnveiling the Newest Hotel in Tokyo Disneyland: Tokyo Disney Resort Toy Story Hotel

Do you still remember Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Mr. Potato Head, Rex the Dinosaur, Hamm the Piggy Bank, and the Slinky Dog? They are the famous characters in Disney’s Toy Story film. Despite the negative impact of the pandemic on theme parks like Disneyland, this didn’t stop Tokyo Disneyland from building an additional hotel attraction in

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April 15, 2021

The Farm by Delta Co. Ltd. | Farm Work Opportunities for Filipinos

Did you know that according to SalaryExpert.com, the average farmer vegetable gross salary in Japan is ¥2,550,126 per year? That is roughly 94,000 per month when converted to local Philippine currency!   Utsunomiya City is near Tokyo and is located in Japan’s main Honshu island. The town is famous for its Gyoza, shrines and Castle.

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April 7, 2021

Hanami Cancelled due to Coronavirus Pandemic

  Did you know that hanami is a Japanese practice or custom of viewing cherry blossoms when they are in full bloom in Japan? These Cherry blossoms are said to symbolize the fragility of life in Japanese culture as Cherry Blossoms’ full blooms last for only about a week before the petals start falling off

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March 29, 2021

Japan Inbound Travelers Required to Install Location Confirmation App and Skype on Smartphones

A new regulation enacted by the Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare is set out in Japan to comply with the 14 days of self-quarantine upon arriving in Japan before mingling with the general public.   Three apps are required to be installed on your Smartphone upon arrival at either Haneda or Narita Airport. And

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March 22, 2021

Japan’s Labor Ministry to Intensify Human Trafficking Measures

As per the US State Department’s annual report last year, it suggested that the Japanese authorities were not able to identify even a single human trafficking case in the Technical Training Program despite insistent reports of forced labor. This triggers the Japan’s labor ministry to intensify its human trafficking measures as of this time.  

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March 17, 2021

Job Hunting Hurdles Due to Pandemic

With bankruptcies rising due the COVID-19 pandemic, this has imposed more challenges in landing a job after graduation to graduating university students in Japan. It is apparent these days in Japan that recruitment has been drastically changed due to COVID-19.    The ‘worker’s market’ used to be a place where these graduating students gain employment

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March 8, 2021

Bankruptcies on the Rise in Japan due to Pandemic

Teikoku Databank, a credit research firm, reports that around 1,107 bankruptcies hit Japan as of the end of February due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   The most affected businesses are the bars and restaurants followed by the construction industry and hotels. The notable increase in bankruptcies in urban areas were said to be due to

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March 5, 2021

Clubhouse Craze in Japan

Clubhouse is the brainchild of Paul Davison and Rohan Seth of Alpha Exploration Co. It is an invitation-only audio chat platform exclusive for iphone users that is taking Japan by storm with nearly 440,000 new installs in early February.    Big media personalities are also on the platform and are being followed by their fans

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March 4, 2021

Japan Heading to a Cashless Economy Due to COVID-19

Surveys say that more customers are choosing cashless transactions amid the pandemic. Japanese who are known to be avid users of bills and coins are now heading towards a cashless economy to lower COVID-19 infection risks and earn more rewards.    G-Plan Inc. and Biglobe Inc. conducted a survey April of last year showing 29.5%

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February 26, 2021