Living in Japan: Home from Home
Living in Japan: Home from Home ( HTML : English / Japanese )
A range of recent policy initiatives has made it easier for foreigners to take up residence and work or study in Japan. For countless numbers of foreigners today, Japan is their home from home.
|Baruto Blows in from the Baltic ( HTML : English / Japanese )||PDF(308KB)|
Estonian sumo wrestler Baruto has risen rapidly to the rank of champion.
How has he adapted to his new life in Japan?
|Learning the Lay of the Land ( HTML : English / Japanese )||PDF(288KB)|
Japanese residents of Ota, Gunma Prefecture, are working alongside the city's many foreign residents to make life more comfortable for all.
|Poetry and Music of the Soul ( HTML : English / Japanese )||PDF(270KB)|
Introducing two Japan-based exponents of traditional Japanese arts who are using their talents to deepen exchange.
|Smoothing Integration of Resident Foreigners ( HTML : English / Japanese )||PDF(94KB)|
Chiba University Professor Kazuteru Tagaya explains the key features of the amended Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Law.
|SECURING ASIA-PACIFIC RELATIONS
NDA Educates Foreign Cadets ( HTML : English / Japanese )
Cadets from no fewer than eight Asian nations are currently enrolled at the illustrious National Defense Academy of Japan.
|U.S. Military Sustaining Ties ( HTML : English / Japanese )||PDF(111KB)|
The newly established U.S. Military Japan Alumni Association is set to play a vital role in strengthening the friendship between the United States and Japan.
|Pacific Partnership 2010 ( HTML : English / Japanese )||PDF(286KB)|
Some 160 Japan Self-Defense Forces personnel recently joined with U.S. Navy personnel in providing medical services and cross-cultural activities in Vietnam and Cambodia.
|Revised Japan-U.S. Security Treaty Turns Fifty ( HTML : English / Japanese )||PDF(221KB)|
Hiroshi Nakanishi comments on the fiftieth anniversary of the revised Japan-U.S. Security Treaty.
|PRIME MINISTER'S DIARY
Prime Minister Kan Visits Canada ( HTML : English / Japanese )
Naoto Kan made his diplomatic debut as prime minister in June, when he visited Canada to attend the G8 and G20 Summits.
"Change and Action" in Regional Trade ( HTML : English / Japanese )
The Meeting of APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade was held in Sapporo, Hokkaido, on June 5 and 6, and produced three positive outcomes.
A Diamond Semiconductor ( HTML : English / Japanese )
How close is science today to bringing the diamond semiconductor-successfully developed by Dr. Makoto Kasu in 2003-to practical application?
Tightly Knit: Oriental Carpet Mills ( HTML : English / Japanese )
The plush dantsu rugs made by Oriental Carpet Mills are woven by hand with meticulous attention to detail.
Manga on Main Street ( HTML : English / Japanese )
The characters in many manga and anime are so beloved of Japanese that they have made their way into everyday life.
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