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How to Apply for NBI Clearance in PH Embassy Tokyo

Sometimes, situations happen where you’re not in the country and need to get your NBI clearance immediately – usually for overseas work. This is usually the reason why many OFWs need to get their clearance as soon as possible. For Pinoys based in Tokyo, you may get the NBI clearance at the Philippine Embassy Tokyo [...]

Gov’t To Reinstate COVID Restrictions Due to Omicron Surge

Japan is set to impose new restrictions across the country, including the Japanese capital, as it sees a record number of infections due to the highly contagious Omicron variant. Experts on Wednesday approved placing 13 regions in Japan under emergency measures from January 21 to February 13 due to the outbreak of the coronavirus, the [...]

What Are Some Famous Temples And Shrines To Visit In Japan?

Though the Japanese are not mostly known for being religious, did you know that there are over 70,000 shrines and temples in existence in this archipelagic nation? Quite surprising, right? So why are there so many of these establishments out there? What exactly are they for? Let’s find out by reading the following sections. In [...]

How to Apply for NBI Clearance in PH Consulate General in Osaka

Sometimes you’re not in your home country but need to obtain your NBI clearance right away — frequently for work abroad. This is often the reason why many OFWs want clearance as quickly as possible. Filipinos in Osaka who want to get an NBI Clearance can apply at the PCG Osaka office. Fortunately, thanks to [...]

Winter Illumination To Visit In Japan

Are you looking for places to spend the winter holiday break in Japan? Well, there’s good news for you! There are several attractions that people visit especially during the holidays and throughout the year. As you know, winter in Japan can be quite harsh. Still, there are attractions that make the cold a bit more [...]

How Is Christmas Celebrated in Japan?

For those who enjoy visiting Japan, you might have certain expectations when you’re in the country, especially during Christmas time. However, if this is an entirely new experience for you, there are certain things that you should be aware of – mainly so that you wouldn’t get too culture-shocked on a supposedly fun vacation, whether [...]

Looking For An Out-of-the-Country-Themed Holiday Getaway in Japan? Check Out These Theme Parks in Japan

With the looming threat of a new COVID variant knocking on the doors of various countries in the world, including Japan, there’s comfort in knowing that you do not have to travel overseas to experience a different culture on top of what Japan already offers. It’s all here – that’s the good news! Did you [...]

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About The Japan Technical Intern Training Program

Japan’s Technical Intern Training Program (TITP) is a job training program that provides foreign people with employment prospects in Japan. Its purpose is to provide training, technical skills, and technology experience for workers from emerging economies, and it is administered by the Japan International Training Cooperation Organization (JITCO). Now that travel restrictions are slowly being eased [...]

How To Register in One Health Pass

The pandemic has kept the majority of the world inside their homes, including overseas Filipinos, for nearly two years now. But things are now starting to turn for the better – certainly at least for those based in Japan as the Philippines has announced that the country is now part of its green list. For [...]

Japan is considering relaxing COVID-era immigration restrictions for short-term business travelers, international students, and technical trainee personnel. The revisions, which might be announced as early as this week and take effect this month, would reduce quarantine requirements for people in Japan for short business trips or Japanese nationals returning from business travels from 10 days [...]