• Ministry of Defense (MOD) possesses a total of 459 helicopters as of March 2019, as the largest helicopter operator in Japan. (trade.gov)
  • In April of 2019, Japan implemented a new visa system projected to bring in approximately 345,000 semi-skilled foreign workers into the country over several years. (lu.se)
  • His previous Brookings books include Arthritic Japan (2001), Troubled Times: U.S.-Japan Trade Relations in the 1990s (1999), Japan's New Global Role (1995), and Japan's Unequal Trade (1990). (brookings.edu)
  • We are referring to the remark of an official of Japan's Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) that Japan will not extend its voluntary quotas on auto exports to the US beyond 1984. (csmonitor.com)
  • Assembling Japan focuses on Japan's modernization as a long-term process that is reliant on changing technology and that has led to the nation's full engagement with the global system. (peterlang.com)
  • Attempts to understand Japan's place in global modernity often describe Japan as reluctantly and only partially 'international', and frequently have posed three questions: to what extent has the world become a global village (cf. (peterlang.com)
  • The Seishi Ryogo En, founded in 1937, is Japan's first 'hospital, school and home' community centre for the rehabilitation of crippled children. (who.int)
  • [2] The new competition was formally announced as Japan Rugby League One in July 2021. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2021: Japan Rugby League One announced as the new league name, starting from the 2022 season. (wikipedia.org)
  • CALDERA is a new Nordic-Japan research programme launched in 2021. (lu.se)
  • Brian Walker, IMF [00:00:00] Thank you very much for joining us for the 2020 Japan IMF Article 4 mission conclusion press briefing. (imf.org)
  • The Japan Digital Nomad Association has been advocating for the government to adopt a more proactive stance and formalise practices that have gained popularity since 2020. (yahoo.com)
  • They don't have wholesale, open immigration that we are used to or that we would recognise," Shiro Armstrong, director of the Australia-Japan Research Centre at Australian National University told ABC News . (yahoo.com)
  • On 12th November 2018 the Centre hosted a speciel event, featuring special guest talks on the historical, cultural, and economic exchanges between Sweden and Japan. (lu.se)
  • After suffering defeat in the Pacific War and two atomic bombings, Japan surrendered in 1945 and came under a seven-year Allied occupation, during which it adopted a new constitution. (wikipedia.org)
  • Online newspaper database in Japan containing archives for Asahi shinbun (1945-) plus two weekly news magazines: Weekly Asahi and Aera. (lu.se)
  • Japan has the world's highest life expectancy, though it is experiencing a population decline due to its very low birth rate. (wikipedia.org)
  • Japan has renounced its right to declare war, though it maintains a Self-Defense Force that ranks as one of the world's strongest militaries. (wikipedia.org)
  • Japan is the great economic success story of the postwar period, growing at unprecedented rates to become one of the world's most advanced industrial nations. (brookings.edu)
  • Our first case-study investigates the impacts of the K-Ah "super eruption" in southwestern Japan, which was one of the world's largest eruptions in the last 10,000 years (VEI 7). (lu.se)
  • In the Meiji period, the Empire of Japan adopted a Western-modeled constitution and pursued a program of industrialization and modernization. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the mid-1990s, Lincoln served as special economic advisor to Walter Mondale, former U.S. ambassador to Japan. (brookings.edu)
  • 7 March 2024, Kabul, Afghanistan - His Excellency Mr Takayoshi Kuromiya, Ambassador of Japan to Afghanistan, visited Nangarhar province last week, accompanied by WHO, to observe various health initiatives in the country. (who.int)
  • Japan (Japanese: 日本, [ɲihoɴ] , Nippon or Nihon, and formally 日本国, Nippon-koku or Nihon-koku) is an island country in East Asia. (wikipedia.org)
  • The vaccine scheduler table summarizes the current vaccination schedule for young children, adolescents, and adults in Japan. (who.int)
  • Whatever policy decisions Japan makes in the next few years will be shaped by the economic forces and institutional framework Lincoln outlines. (brookings.edu)
  • The number of civil helicopters registered in Japan increased in the past twelve years from 768 to 833 units. (trade.gov)
  • But, unlike in other advanced economies, inflation in Japan is likely to remain below the 2 percent target over the next few years. (imf.org)
  • This study aims to clarify the scenario of labour migrations toward Japan in which many Brazilians has entered in recent years, and its possible effects on oral health. (bvsalud.org)
  • Our initial focus is on understanding the impacts, legacies and deeper cultural transformations that resulted from the K-Ah "super eruption" which devastated southwestern Japan some 7,300 years ago. (lu.se)
  • The proportion of foreign-born people among the newly notified tuberculosis (TB) patients has been increasing in recent years and potentially poses a new challenge to TB control in Japan. (who.int)
  • Perhaps this isn't the classic image of the advanced society that Japan has become over the last 40 years, yet the dentists working and researching in this economic spearhead were full of enthusiasm for their profession. (bvsalud.org)
  • The Japan Coast Guard procures observation, patrol and search and rescue helicopters to conduct border patrol over the Japanese territorial waters. (trade.gov)
  • Euro-Japan dictionary is a Japanese dictionary which supports not only 7 major European languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian and Portuguese, but also 2 search modes: online or offline search. (google.com)
  • Workshop: Kadena High School, Japan Event Date: 05/21/2016 - 05/28/2016 After registering, please do the online eTraining Modules of the Cloud Protocol. (globe.gov)
  • Workshop: Kadena High School, Japan Event Date: 12/05/2015 - 01/09/2016 The workshop shall be in support of the mission of GPM, Global Precipitation Measurement, and SMAP, Soil. (globe.gov)
  • 2009-10: One of the three foreign players allowed on the field must have played, or be eligible, for Japan. (wikipedia.org)
  • R emote workers from 49 countries and territories are eligible under this initiative, The Japan Times reported. (yahoo.com)
  • Eligible individuals, including the self-employed, can stay in Japan under the "specified activities" visa category, provided their home countries have tax treaties and visa waiver agreements with Japan, such as the US, Australia, and Singapore. (yahoo.com)
  • The Immigration Services Agency of Japan (ISA) announced the initiative earlier this month which is scheduled to launch by the end of March. (yahoo.com)
  • In conclusion, the E-Visa Japan for UAE residents is a testament to the ever-evolving landscape of travel. (google.com)
  • Japan is a developed country and a great power, with one of the largest economies by nominal GDP. (wikipedia.org)
  • A comparison of the historical development of poverty relief in Sweden and Japan, with a focus on Svenska fattigvårdsförbundet (The Swedish Association for Poverty Care). (lu.se)
  • Core team members are based at Lund and Stockholm Universities in Sweden and at Kanazawa and Kyushu Universities in Japan. (lu.se)
  • Several European countries, Russia, China and Japan have policies to reprocess used nuclear fuel, although government policies in many other countries have not yet come round to seeing used fuel as a resource rather than a waste. (world-nuclear.org)
  • The water seeping into a trench outside the Number two reactor at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in northeast Japan had a radiation level of more than 1,000 millisieverts per hour. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Confusion and unease have been growing in Japan surrounding the nuclear situation due to a string of conflicting reports, alleged safety blunders and miscalculated figures. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • But Japan must realize that with the US now gearing up for an election campaign, and several Democratic presidential contenders already supporting domestic content bills, this would not seem the most propitious moment for taking a tough line toward the US regarding car sales. (csmonitor.com)
  • The name for Japan in Japanese is written using the kanji 日本 and is pronounced Nippon or Nihon. (wikipedia.org)
  • The chief architect of the league was Hiroaki Shukuzawa who strongly felt the urgency of improving Japanese domestic company rugby to a professional level which would allow Japan to compete more convincingly at Rugby World Cups. (wikipedia.org)
  • At the time of the Great East Japan Earthquake in March 2011, the Japanese Self-Defense Forces deployed 217 helicopters, 105 units from the JGSDF, 79 units from the JMSDF, and 33 units from the JASDF. (trade.gov)
  • By purchasing "Euro-Japan Gold" you can freely choose among 7 translation languages (i.e. you can translate Japanese to English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian or Portuguese and vice-versa at will), otherwise you are limited to a local language recorded on your mobile. (google.com)
  • Here we use the terms to describe Japan as a modern nation that both makes and represents itself, while it is also imagined, scrutinized, studied and represented by non-Japanese. (peterlang.com)
  • This article is a review of the book The Japanese Psyche - Major Motifs in the Fairy Tales of Japan , written by Hayao Kawai. (bvsalud.org)
  • It is in the northwest Pacific Ocean and is bordered on the west by the Sea of Japan, extending from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north toward the East China Sea, Philippine Sea, and Taiwan in the south. (wikipedia.org)
  • Japan has become part of an expanding group of countries and territories, including Estonia, Mexico, Portugal, and Taiwan, offering similar programs for digital nomads. (yahoo.com)
  • Japan envisions that digital nomads will contribute to innovation and invigorate the nation's ageing workforce. (yahoo.com)
  • In the global culture of late modernity this is the condition in which all nation-states find themselves, but Japan appears to hold a distinctive position in this system. (peterlang.com)
  • Our results indicated that distinctive subgroups within the foreign- born population in Japan, especially students and regular workers, might have a higher risk of developing TB. (who.int)
  • Through its partnership with WHO, Japan continues to make significant strides in enhancing the well-being of Afghan communities. (who.int)
  • The World Health Organization is proud to partner with the Government of Japan to support Afghanistan's health care initiatives. (who.int)
  • Available through support from Japan Foundation. (lu.se)
  • Japan is a part of the Ring of Fire, and spans an archipelago of 14,125 islands, with the five main islands being Hokkaido, Honshu (the "mainland"), Shikoku, Kyushu, and Okinawa. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1854, a United States fleet forced Japan to open trade to the West, which led to the end of the shogunate and the restoration of imperial power in 1868. (wikipedia.org)
  • We offer special fare for domestic flights to access over 30 cities in Japan. (jal.co.jp)
  • The default translation in North America, UK and Japan are English, French in France, German in Germany, Italian in Italy, Russian in Russia, Spanish in Spain and South America etc. (google.com)
  • The Japan Times is an English-language newspaper published by The Japan Times Ltd in Japan since 1897. (lu.se)
  • Find the best restaurants in Japan and relish a myriad of life-changing culinary pleasures. (jal.co.jp)
  • The study analyzes the resulting tensions and crosscurrents within Japan and the strains that have developed in relations with the United States. (brookings.edu)
  • The old Malay name for Japan, Japang or Japun, was borrowed from a southern coastal Chinese dialect and encountered by Portuguese traders in Southeast Asia, who brought the word to Europe in the early 16th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • Amidst a rise in militarism and overseas colonization, Japan invaded China in 1937 and entered World War II as an Axis power in 1941. (wikipedia.org)
  • Before 日本 was adopted in the early 8th century, the country was known in China as Wa (倭, changed in Japan around 757 to 和) and in Japan by the endonym Yamato. (wikipedia.org)
  • Senator Hart would also link future exports to the US economy so that, if the economy became constricted, Japan would have to reduce its exports. (csmonitor.com)
  • In this report, we often encounter various socioeconomic, cultural and analysed the data from the JTBS between 2007 and behavioural challenges in their host countries that not 2014 to gain an overview of the burden of foreign-born only increase their risk of developing TB but also delay TB patients in Japan. (who.int)
  • was changed to country of birth (either "Japan-born", The data are updated every month. (who.int)
  • For UAE residents, the prospect of exploring Japan has never been more accessible, thanks to the E-Visa system. (google.com)
  • The E-Visa for Japan is a digital gateway, streamlining the application process for UAE residents. (google.com)
  • E-Visa Japan offers unparalleled flexibility. (google.com)
  • Japan is set to introduce a six-month visa for remote workers or digital nomads who earn at least 10 million yen (£53k) annually. (yahoo.com)
  • The newly introduced six-month visa for digital nomads in Japan will not allow for immediate extensions after expiration. (yahoo.com)
  • Visa holders are allowed to bring their spouses and children with them to Japan. (yahoo.com)
  • Furthermore, individuals on this visa will not be issued a certificate or residence card in Japan, ISA stated. (yahoo.com)
  • According to Travel Daily Media , individuals wishing to reapply can do so six months after they depart from Japan. (yahoo.com)
  • This lecture will cover both the travel and the experience the Swedish scientists had when reaching Japan in 1879. (lu.se)
  • and what international forces are at play in Japan (Hook 2012)? (peterlang.com)
  • Workshop: Kadena High School, Japan Event Date: 11/25/2015 - 12/09/2015 Participants are expected to have completed the eTraining modules on www.globe.gov. (globe.gov)
  • Workshop: 951-10 Higashionna, Ishikawa, Japan Event Date: 05/08/2013 - 08/30/2013 Participants are expected to have browsed the GLOBE website and have done some online training. (globe.gov)
  • My favourite language translator Euro-Japan dictionary has become a good travelling companion that makes my journeys more enjoyable and safe when I'm at Japan. (google.com)
  • The Strait Times reports that this move by Japan is aimed at drawing in more remote workers and stimulating its tourism sector as part of a wider strategy. (yahoo.com)
  • From the wonders of wagyu beef to world-class sushi restaurants, head to Japan to experience how each region has its own fresh ingredients and artisanal techniques. (jal.co.jp)
  • This influx of foreigners may result in cultural, societal, and economic issues in the country as it challenges the homogenous society of Japan, with only two percent of its total population being foreigners. (lu.se)
  • In contrast, the essays collected in this volume aim to reconceptualize Japan as fundamentally global, seeing this state as the result of long-term processes that have influenced contemporary social discourses about and within the nation. (peterlang.com)
  • With the startup of the Rokkasho-Mura plant in Japan, capacity would increase by 800 tHM per year. (world-nuclear.org)
  • The Japan Self-Defense Forces helicopters have been mobilized for relief operations at the time of major disasters, such as earthquakes, tidal waves and food waters. (trade.gov)
  • Japan is divided into 47 administrative prefectures and eight traditional regions. (wikipedia.org)
  • The characters 日本 mean "sun origin", which is the source of the popular Western epithet "Land of the Rising Sun". The name "Japan" is based on Chinese pronunciations of 日本 and was introduced to European languages through early trade. (wikipedia.org)
  • It may have been a mere statement of trade policy by Japan. (csmonitor.com)
  • Japan currently enjoys a trade surplus of roughly $20 billion with the US. (csmonitor.com)
  • All photography was taken in the Kanto region of Japan. (behance.net)
  • Japan has over 125 million inhabitants and is the 11th most populous country in the world, as well as one of the most densely populated. (wikipedia.org)
  • But there are about 2 million expats or foreigners living on various visas in Japan - and 2 million is not insignificant. (yahoo.com)