(6/7)International Affairs Division, or from the Ibaraki International Association, any city hall, or one of various municipal offices such as immigration offices. It can also be downloaded in PDF form in English, Japanese, Chinese, Portuguese, Spanish, Tagalog, or Thai, printed out on B4 size paper, and folded into a convenient passport-sized booklet.
(1/25)Foreigners' Roundtable collected their proposals for the development of a multicultural society into this document and handed it over to the director of the Department of Civil Affairs and the Environment.
- Under this law, those who, between 1956 and 1959, responded to a call from the Japan Overseas Association Union to emigrate to the Dominican Republic, were selected and did in fact emigrate, are entitled to apply for a special one-time payment. Application is open until January 31, 2008.
- In the case that the original emigrant has passed away, the specific next of kin specified in the law may apply to receive the payment.
- To those who either left the Dominican Republic by March 19, 1962 to move back to Japan or to another country by way of Japan; or left the Dominican Republic by March 8, 1963 to move directly to another country, the amount to be paid is 500,000 yen. To all others, the amount is 1,200,000 yen.
(11/22)Exchange Student Project for Ibarakians in South America, one student each from Brazil and Argentina came to Japan on November 15, and are currently working hard in a Japanese language course. From December they will start technical training at their respective host organizations.