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What’s Happening Now in Fukuoka & Japan in January 2019

Japan to recommend southwest islands for UNESCO listing again – Tokyo Japan's cabinet on Tuesday approved recommending again by Feb. 1 a chain of southwestern islands as a candidate for UNESCO's World Heritage list in 2020, after withdrawing the initial bid on the U.N. body's advice to conduct a fu... READ MORE

Experience the City of Fukuoka!

When asked about travelling to Japan most people I know would mention either Tokyo or Kyoto. It would certainly be an exciting trip for those who want to jump in and have a taste of the crazy modern lifestyle in the country’s largest metropolis, or a soul-soothing experience watching the sunset over... READ MORE

What’s Happening Now in Fukuoka & Japan in December 2018

More foreigners see typical country life in Japan through farm stays – Nationwide An increasing number of foreign visitors are taking part in farm-stay programs in Japan to get a taste of typical country life in areas without any particular sightseeing spots. The popularity of stays in traditional ... READ MORE

EJU Admission for International Students

What is EJU and what is it for? The Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) is used to evaluate whether international students who wish to study at the undergraduate level at universities or other such higher educational institutions in Japan possess the Japan... READ MORE

What’s Happening Now in November in Fukuoka & Japan

Foreign travellers begin returning to Japan after natural disasters – Nationwide Tourism in Japan bounced back in October after the number of foreign visitors dropped the previous month for the first time since 2013 following major natural disasters, government data showed Wednesday. The estimated ... READ MORE

The Rules of Japanese Honorific Speech

Japanese honorifics are a very complex system of addressing other people, much like the “Mr.” and “Ms.” or the “Sir” and “Madame” we use, with the added complexity of having more than thirty different forms. Honorifics are not a grammatical matter, so you won’t find any solid chapter on them in a... READ MORE

What’s Happening Now in October 2018 Fukuoka & Japan

Fukuoka senior arrested for stealing a single grape – Fukuoka The Fukuoka Prefectural Police have arrested a 73-year-old man for the crime of eating a grape from a storefront. The incident occurred at approximately 9:50 a.m. on the morning of Oct 3 outside a greengrocer in Higashi Ward, Fukuoka Cit... READ MORE

Fun Facts about the Japanese Language

1. There’s very little evidence of Japanese prehistory Historians believe that old Japanese and 琉球語派 (りゅうきゅうごは) — Ryukyuan languages, the indigenous dialects of the Ryukyu islands off mainland Japan, were derived from travellers that came from Asia and various Pacific Islands nearby during the 弥生... READ MORE

What’s Happening Now in September 2018 Fukuoka & Japan

Foreign caregiving trainees to get financial aid to study Japanese – Nationwide The labor ministry will launch a new system to financially aid foreign trainees in the field of caregiving in learning Japanese and acquiring technical knowledge amid growing demand for such foreign workers, ministry of... READ MORE

Gift-Giving in Japan

With a rich culture, history and several ancient legends, there are plenty of superstitions to be aware of when giving gifts in Japan. Whether you need to send gifts to Japan to thank a host or want to send a gift basket to a business partner, there are things you need to know. (Source: https:/... READ MORE

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