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WHAT IS AORI UNTEN IN JAPAN? The word Aori Unten (あおり運転) or reckless driving is a type of Road Traffic Violation in Japan where a driver is aggressively driving and causes trouble to other drivers which might result in an unfortunate accident.
What is a Specified Skilled Worker Visa? SSW Visa? (Tokutei Ginou Visa) Because of the lack of manpower here in Japan, the Japanese government made a new type of visa that will allow foreigners to work even without professional qualifications. The new visa is called a Specified Skilled Worker Visa o SSW visa.
How to transfer money from Mercari Japan to bank account This article will guide you on how to transfer the money you received from selling your items on Mercari to your bank account.
Top Picks: Best Philippine Pinoy Stores and Restaurants in Nagoya City Do you know that there are a lot of Philippine sari-sari stores and restaurants around Nagoya City?
What is Residence tax? Are foreign nationals required to pay? Foreign residents in Japan are required to pay tax to the municipality in which they reside as of Januray 1st.
How to buy and sell your stuff using Mercari app Japan Mercari is one of the famous buy and sell flea market applications here in Japan.
What does Naishoku (内職) mean? The usual tasks for naishoku jobs are decorating, sticking stickers, packing, screwing, and other easy-to-do tasks
What is Employment Insurance Certificate or 雇用保険被保険者証? Employment Insurance Certificate is a certificate that an employee should possess if the employee has been applied for health insurance.
How to get a driver’s license in Japan A useful information on how to enroll and get your driver's license in Japan
How do I read Japanese Payslips? What taxes am I paying for? How do I read Japanese Payslip? What taxes am I paying for?
WHAT IS SEIKATSU HOGO 生活保護 IN JAPAN? WHAT SHOULD I DO TO APPLY? WHAT IS SEIKATSU HOGO 生活保護 IN JAPAN? WHAT SHOULD I DO TO APPLY?
Effective ways to prevent from getting COVID-19 An American doctor is proving that if we follow only these four simple ways, we have a high chance of not getting the deadly COVID-19.
Foreign nationals who are permitted to work in Japan and those who are not "The Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Law" prescribes fundamental regulations concerning entry of foreign nationals for the purpose of working in Japan.
Tokyo outlines timetable for flying cars and bases on Mars Quantum computing will reach the practical stage by 2035, and human outposts will be established on the moon and Mars by 2040, an institute under Japan's science ministry predicts.
The government will require mobile carriers to remove the SIM locks immediately TOKYO - The government said on Tuesday they will ask mobile phone companies to allow customers to transfer to other carrier easily by allowing "sim free" handsets from the beginning which preventing them from moving to other network.
Funny Stupid Questions 🙂 It can be very annoying and just plain stupid, making you wonder if the person asking the question is in their right mind.
Upper House starts renovation to accomodate newly elected disabled lawmakers Sunday, the Upper House started to do the renovation for two newly elected lawmakers with severe physical injuries.
What are dog owners require to do when having a dog? Owning a dog, or a pet, in Japancan be a very complicated process. The actual process of getting a pet and keeping them in your house/apartment is simple enough but it’s difficult to be done officially.
Table manners in Japan Here are some etiquette you should learn when you're living here in Japan to build good relationship with Japanese people.
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Collapsed stairs in apartment building kills a 58-year-old woman, resident of Hachioji, Tokyo A 58-year-old woman in critical condition died after falling down the stairs of an apartment building in Hachioji, Tokyo, on April 17.
Four bodies found inside a car, possibly a family suicide In the early hours of the morning on the 22nd, four people, including two children, were found dead inside a car in the parking lot of a convenience store in Yokohama City. The police are in a hurry to confirm the identities of the victims, who may be family members.
Man Arrested on Suspicion of Exposing His Private Parts to Female Residents in the Passage of an Apartment Building, Calling Himself a Rapper The Gifu Prefectural Police Juvenile Division, Mobile Investigation Unit, and Gifu North Police Station arrested a 24-year-old man of unknown occupation from Naniwa-machi, Gifu City, on suspicion of public indecency.