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Food Allergies and Dietary Restrictions in Japan

A quick guide to help vegans, vegetarians, halal followers and those with dietary restrictions in Japan.

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Hospital Stays in Japan: What Can You Expect?

You never know when you might have to check into the hospital: here’s what you should know beforehand.

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Japan’s COVID-19 State of Emergency: What You Need to Know

Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo will enter a state of emergency from April 25.

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Culture

The Coronavirus Situation in Japan

Everything you need to know about COVID-19 in Japan so far.

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2021 Top Jobs in Japan Week 19

Sales and service support jobs abound—along with environmental health and safety, graphic design/UX and English proficiency test editor positions—in this week's top jobs in Japan.

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Tweet of the Week #130: Man Gets Stuck On a Bidet

We can't even trust the toilets now?

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Golden Week: What Are These Holidays?

Ever wonder about the history of Golden Week's holidays?

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Tweet of the Week #129: Golden Week Downgraded to Gaman Week Again

Governor asks that you please do not go to Kanagawa for fun this week.

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Shopping Online in Japan

Everything—including groceries—can be purchased online, sometimes at half the regular in-store price.

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2021 Top Jobs in Japan Week 17

Engineers, health and safety professionals as well as service and sales engineers lead this week's list of top jobs in Japan.

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Hospital Stays in Japan: What Can You Expect?

You never know when you might have to check into the hospital: here’s what you should know beforehand.

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This Is What It's Like to Tour Inside the Fukushima Exclusion Zone

Culture

Japan’s COVID-19 State of Emergency: What You Need to Know

Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo will enter a state of emergency from April 25.

By 5 min read

Culture

The Coronavirus Situation in Japan

Everything you need to know about COVID-19 in Japan so far.

By 7 min read

Work

Sealing the Deal: The Importance of the Hanko

This little red stamp is your ticket to doing business and officially getting things done in Japan.

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