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How to Support Local Businesses in Japan during COVID-19
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How You Can Support Local Businesses in Japan During COVID-19

Do your part to help Japan's local economy all from your computer.

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Apartments to rent for less than ¥70,000 in Shinjuku—May 2020

Affordable places in the heart of Shinjuku, Kabukicho, and Shin-Okubo.

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Japanese Recipe Adventures: Dry Curry Rice Omelette

Not quite omurice, not quite a pilaf. Edible nonetheless.

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

The nationwide state of emergency has been lifted, but we're not back to normalcy just yet.

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How to Fill in Japan’s COVID-19 Stimulus Application

A step-by-step breakdown with English translations and tips for applying online.

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Tweet of the Week #79: Golden Week 2020 Downgraded to Gaman Week

The gold has completely faded from Japan's week-long vacation. Guess we'll just stay home and sleep.

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GaijinPot Staff Coronavirus Quarantine Playlist

From J-pop to Heavy Metal, here are some tunes to fill the social distancing void.

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Japanese Convenience Stores Launch Plastic Guards, Queuing Spots to Fight COVID-19

Social distancing is (very) slowly starting to catch on in Japan.

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Yes, Foreigners are Eligible for Japan’s ¥100,000 COVID-19 Stimulus Package

From how to receive the money to whether you can claim stimulus payments from your home country, here’s what you need to know.

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Complete your Post Graduate Studies in Japan at Kyoto’s Doshisha University

Make your dreams of continuing your education in Japan a reality with this Global MBA program.

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How to Get a Driver’s License in Japan Without Speaking Japanese

Tips on the process and English-speaking driving schools.

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Kanji Cheat Sheet: Using Your Japanese Washing Machine

Is that detergent or fabric softener…? How do I use this freaking Japanese washing machine?

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