Immigration acceptance declaration?
Currently, the shortage of manpower in Japan is becoming serious. The government encourage women and elderly to managed to solve the shortage of manpower, but still the problem is existed. So, in the near future, the government has decided to create a new status of residence for foreign residents who will act as labors. Regarding this policy, various professional have released opinions, and this article is one of them. What do you think?
One person in 20 convenience store clerks is a foreigner?
I think most of foreigners came to Japan as a student. And as an international student going to a Japanese language school, most of students do part-time job to earn own living expenses, to become accustomed to Japanese society quickly, or to practice Japanese.
I also had a part-time job at a convenience store in Japan and Even now I still feel friendly when I go to a convenience store now, I can remember various things when I got a part-time job there.
Due to the lack of manpower in Japan, part-time jobs such as international students have become a very important labor force. From now on, more and more foreigners will show up in Japan as labors. What do you think?
SLICES OF JAPANESE LIFE THAT KEEP ME COMING BACK FOR MORE
The author had a wonderful experience in Japan, during her tour at Japan she mentioned that she had lived in Japanese home which is called home visit. It’s a popular mode of travel recently and it can know the local customs very well.
If you want to know more about Japan in the author’s opinion, please click the blow link:
9 ONSEN IN TOHOKU WHERE MEN AND WOMEN CAN BATHE TOGETHER
I bet you don’t know that men and women can bathe together in Japan. You may be shocked and surprised by this but it is true in Japan. It is said the custom is from ancient but now it becomes harder to continue because mixed cultures into Japan and new laws.
Fortunately , there are still some places keep the custom. This article introduced 9 hot spring (onsen) at Japan’s Tohoku area which men and women can bathe together. So if you want to experience the tradition, click the link below to know more.
HOW THE SIMPLEST KANJI CAN OFTEN TRICK US
I started to learn another language -English at about my 10 years old.I still remember the hardness because I had to remember all the words in alphabet.At that time I thought English must be the most difficult language in the world.
But about three years ago , I started to learn Japanese,then I realize maybe the thought before is not right. At first I didn’t realize the difficulty because Japanese looks so like Chinese, they all use KANJI.But the deeper I learn , the more difficult I found.Although I know the KANJI, but for the Japanese the same literal has many different pronunciation just like the author said in his article.It often makes me confused.
So here is the voice of a foreigner is you want to know more:
TEACHING JAPANESE KINDERGARTNERS: 4 REASONS IT’S NOT AS SCARY AS YOU THINK
Now lots of my friends already have their own children, I always hear that they discuss about whether they should let their children go to the international kindergartner and to start to learn English . It looks like it’s a trend in the world to learn a foreign language at a young age.
So is in Japan. Now Japan have more and more kindergartners which English can be taught by native speakers. What do the English teachers think about teaching children English in Japan? Do they feel difficulty or feel interesting? Let’s find the answer here:
JAPANESE WORDS MADE FOR EARTHQUAKES AND OTHER DISASTERS
My hometown in China is HeBei Province ,there is a city called TangShan which is very famous because the city had a horrible earthquake before I was born in year 1976. Almost everything had been destroyed at that time. Even now people still have a lingering fear about it when it is mentioned.
Before I came to Japan ,I also heard about Japan’s terrible earthquake these years. The first year I was in Tokyo, the house was always shaking and I always be ready to run out of the house. About half a year later I thought maybe I was getting used to it and didn’t prepare to run anytime. But maybe it’s not a good thing to relax vigilance.
Just as the author said in the article the most important thing to face to the earthquake is always preparing for it. Maybe because of Japan often have disasters they have very strong disaster awareness – always ready to in the face of disasters.
If you want to know more about Japanese words about earthquake , please click the link below:
UNDERSTANDING THE JAPAN PENSION SYSTEM, PT. 1: WHAT IS IT AND HOW DOES IT WORK?
I think this article is very useful for foreigners in Japan to make out what is the Japanese Pension , why we have to pay it and how much we should pay every year?
How much we can get back when we leave Japan and never come back. We should think of our future when we are too old to work and think of how can we get income to live even now we have lot of energy to work. It is called taking precautions. Pension is like this. So we should know the basic knowledge of Japanese Pension especially we live in another country as a foreigner. Click here and start to know more:
BLACK FLAG: HOW TO AVOID WORKING FOR A SHADY JAPANESE COMPANY
I know someone in Japan who had been in a company which considered to be a black company. Because he always overwork and get no payment from that company.His superior often gave him jobs that he barely can do without any training.Then he was considered to be inability to do this job and the superior talk to him that hope he can resign himself.
It’s really annoying whether it happened to anyone, so in order to avoid this , this article told you how to distinguish the black company and what you should do if you are already in one.
I think this would be great helpful specially for the foreigners working in Japan.
UNDERSTANDING THE JAPAN PENSION SYSTEM, PT. 3: WHAT IS IT AND HOW DOES IT WORK?
Here is the Part 3 of what is Japanese Pension , for this part you can find out how to receive the Pension after retired in Japan , or in other countries.
Or you can choose to claim a lump-sum payment one time if you leave Japan and won’t come back. For foreigners in Japan you may wonder when should you do the claim and how can you do that , this article can tell you in detail , please click here and find the answer.
5 UNNECESSARY THINGS TOURISTS DO WHEN TRAVELING IN JAPAN
When I read this article, I recalled the first time I visited Japan for traveling, I went to various public toilets, I mean toilets in different places in Japan such as in railway stations, in departments,or in restaurants. All of them impressed me by their cleaning and convenient.So certainly there is no need to bring toilet paper with you when you go to washroom in Japan, and they already prepared everything you may need when you are in the toilet even you don’t know that you need it.
Back to this article , it’s not talking about Japanese toilet culture, I just want to say you really don’t need carry anything into the washroom in Japan.If you want to know more unnecessary things when traveling in Japan please click here:
KOOKY KANJI: THE SURPRISING ORIGIN STORIES OF SOME FAMOUS CHARACTERS
We had shared an interesting article before about Chinese characters , this article is also showing the charming of Chinese characters. Don’t you think it’s very interesting when you see the characters you can imagine out the real things? I always feel fortunate about my mother tough is Chinese so I use all the Chinese character to express myself when writing, I can deeply feel the beautiful of this language. I love Kanji, and I hope you can find it’s fascinating from this article.
Understanding the Japanese Health Insurance System Part 1/2: How Much Does it Cost?
Do you still remember we had shared a series articles about Japan Pension System?Today we are going to introduce Japanese Health Insurance System to you because it’s very important and will be extremely helpful to foreigners living in Japan. Most of countries in the world has it’s own social insurance system , if you resides in a foreign country you’d better to know the details of the system as it’s related to your daily life , such as when you are sick or getting too old to work. So the sooner you get familiar with the system the earlier you will get more benefit from it if you participate the insurance normally. By the way, it’s very expensive to pay the entire medical fee in Japan. So click here to find the details: