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Tokyo DisneySea will Launch a Flight Simulator Attraction to Travel Across the Globe

Year in and year out, hundreds of thousands of locals and international tourists come to visit Japan in order to go sightseeing, appreciate its awe inspiring theme parks and be amazed by its top notch technology.   One of the most popular and well loved attractions in the Land of the Rising Sun is Tokyo DisneySea. It is
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Understanding the Factors for Salary Adjustments in Japan

One of the many factors which explain why hundreds of thousands of foreign workers aspire to seek for employment opportunities in Japan is because of the fact that firms and commercial establishments in the Land of the Rising Sun are known to give their employees a stable working life and good environment. These Japanese companies are also commended
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Japan moves for a cashless payment system

In today’s age, most if not all have developed a strong dependence and heavy reliance on technology and digitization. These progressive advances in applied sciences including but not limited to automations and telecommunications grant users so much convenience to allow for a more effective and efficient environment whether at home, in school, at work, or anywhere else.   The aim
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Personal Mentorship Program Aims to Assist International Students in Japan

Year in and year out, the Land of the Rising Sun welcomes millions of international travellers from all over the globe. There has been a great surge not only in the number of foreign tourists who are looking forward to explore the country but also among overseas workers who intend to stay in Japan for a longer period
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Japan encourages locals and foreigners to drop in on smaller towns and the countryside

Almost two decades ago, Yoshifumi Yano worked at a travel firm in the bustling city of Osaka and, upon hearing that a certain hotel known for its onsen – or hot springs – was put up for sale, impulsively decided to visit the smaller town of Wakayama Prefecture. Yano experienced the hotel’s amenities first-hand and, after having spent one
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Nagano Prefecture Seeks to Promote a Clean and Green Environment

Japan is known worldwide as home to some of the most awe inspiring views and natural sceneries. Year in and year out, millions of international tourists across the globe look forward to visiting the country in order to go sightseeing and experience its unique culture. One of the most impressive aspects that can be observed in the Land
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Absolute Prohibition against Marijuana during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The upcoming 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games has definitely stirred the interest and enthusiasm of hundreds of thousands of international tourists and sports enthusiasts from different parts of the globe, not to mention the Japanese fanatics who are also looking forward to the monumental sports event to be held in their very own capital city. The Tokyo Olympic organizing

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June 17, 2019

Heat wave warnings issued across different areas in Japan

Unlike the Philippines, the country of Japan showcases a complex range of seasonal changes that rotate between winter, spring, summer, and fall. Much like the Philippines, however, summer time in Japan is hot and humid which regularly fluctuates between 21 to 32 degrees Celsius.   This time around, the summer season in Japan is especially unsafe as the Meteorological

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May 29, 2019

Fixing Japan’s problem on abandoned bicycles

The subway and train lines are one of the most efficient and effective ways of travelling across the different areas, towns, cities, and prefectures in Japan. However, one of the major concerns with regard to any subway and rail system is the limitation on the number of stations or ‘stops’ which would therefore require long walks to get to

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May 22, 2019

WaNavi Japan offers programs to tear down language barriers especially during emergencies or disasters

As the number of foreigners is expected to rise due to the recent shift in the immigration policy of the Japanese government which generally encourages non-native visitors and settlers in its country, a Tokyo-based non-profit organization hopes to educate these foreign newcomers with the basic Japanese warning signs in preparation for the disasters that may come their way.

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May 20, 2019

Defense Ministry seeks to assign 100 personnel for operations involving national security

Approximately three years from now, the government of Japan – through the Defense Ministry – intends to establish a Space Domain Mission Unit which is set to be installed at the Air Self-Defense Force in Fuchu of western Tokyo.   The Space Domain Mission Unit, or SDMU for brevity, is estimated to require the services of around one

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May 15, 2019

Japan offers free education for low-income families

“The financial burden of education and child-rearing weighs heavily on young people, becoming a bottleneck for them to give birth and raise children. That is why we are making (education) free.” These are the words of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as he appeared before a parliamentary session Thursday last week 9th of May 2019.   In an effort to

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May 13, 2019

Filipino students participate in the One World Program

Hitotsubashi High School – a part-time high school in Tokyo – in partnership with non-profit organization Kuriya and college researchers are currently implementing the One World Program. According to the statement of Kuriya founder Shuko Ebihara, the program encourages the participation of foreign and Japanese students in intercultural projects or workshops to address the high dropout rate of international students

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May 13, 2019

President Duterte to pay another Visit to Japan this Year

Philippine President Rodrigo R. Duterte is scheduled to attend the 25 th International Conference on the Future of Asia in the capital city of Japan this coming May 30 to 31, 2019. The said regional conference which is hosted by Nikkei Daily serves as an avenue for respected political, economic and academic leaders from the Asia-pacific region to

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May 9, 2019

Beer production a priority for the first ever World Rugby Games in Asia

Hundreds of thousands of rugby followers all over the globe are looking forward to the 2019 Rugby World Cup to be held in Japan this coming September 20 to November 2, 2019. This is the very first rugby tournament that is set to take place in Asia. The organizing committee in Japan has earlier announced that the opening

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May 7, 2019

Japanese Rice: A solution to obesity?

Japanese rice dishes are regarded worldwide as among the best cuisine in the world. Travel and food enthusiasts around the globe come to visit Japan not only for its breathtaking tourist spots but also to enjoy Japanese food. They provide a different kind of gastronomic experience that people will definitely crave for.   The glutinous or sticky rice

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May 6, 2019