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Why Japan?

I began writing this column with an intention of introducing Japan to readers out there. I had already written about 700 words, mostly about the cold weather, what types of…

Filipinos Enjoined to Support Pistahan sa Kyoto 2006

The academic community in Kyoto, known as the bosom of Japanese culture, is planning to hold an event commemorating the 50th year of restoration of the diplomatic relations between the…

Philippine Ibaraki Basketball Tournament Ilulunsad

Inilunsad kamakailan lamang ang Philippine Ibaraki Sports Club (PISC) sa Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture, na kilala bilang Lungsod ng Agham sa hilaga ng Tokyo. Pinamumunuan ni Antonio Hernandez, isang inhenyerong…

Organization of Licensed Filipino Caregivers Launched

For the first time, Japan-based Filipino caregivers who have trained intensively to obtain a license for the practice officially launched the group Licensed Filipino Caregivers Association in Japan (LFCAJ) in…

What’s Japan’s secret of ‘many happy returns’?

Here is an article that recently appeared in Japan Times online: GROWING OLD HEALTHILY What’s Japan’s secret of ‘many happy returns’? By TOMOKO OTAKE Staff writer Japan may never have…

Filipino Assistant English Teachers (AET’s)

BDTJ: What do you think about Filipino AET’s?Kawane: We would like more Filipinos to work as AET’s in Japanese public schools. Since English is one of the two official languages…