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Alumni Voices

Milojko Spajić: From Japanese Scholar to Prime Minister – A Trailblazing Journey

Milojko Spajić, born on September 24, 1987, in Pljevlja, SR Montenegro, Yugoslavia, is a prominent leader in Montenegrin politics and finance. Milojko Spajić has been the Prime Minister of Montenegro…

Past Events

Welcome Reception of MEXT Scholars 2023 in Tokyo

After a long four-year hiatus due to the pesky pandemic, MEXT and JASSO teamed up with MSA to throw the ultimate comeback bash for new MEXT scholars in Tokyo’s buzzing…

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Small Actions, Big Impact: Earth Day and Beyond

Have you ever heard of Earth Day? The impacts of climate change can seem abstract and far-off, but the reality is that they’re already affecting our daily lives. From extreme…

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Get good food, save money, and save the Planet

Are you on a budget? Struggling to make ends meet? Do you want tasty food without compromising on quality? Here are some ways to get what you want and contribute…


Get involved in reducing food waste for a better future

What is food waste? Even though the phrases “food loss” and “food waste” are generally used interchangeably, there is a difference between them. While food waste occurs at the retail…

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New Year, New Entry Rules?: What Traveling in and out of Japan looks like in 2023

The past few years have been marked with some very strict travel restrictions imposed on those coming into Japan and making it difficult for those already here to leave and…

Alumni Voices

Alumni Voices: Sajjad Kamal, Farming the Future from Japan and Beyond

Sajjad Kamal, a PhD candidate in Microbiology at Hokkaidō University and 2017 MEXT Scholar, in addition to telling us about his study process, explains about his business plan, which involves…


Two New Domestic Travel Discount Programs and How to Take Advantage of Them

Japan may have opened up for international travel as of October 11th, 2022, but at the same time, the Japanese government has also been concerned with boosting domestic travel. In…


Settling into Japan on a Budget

Moving to Japan can be a strain on anyone’s finances. Saving money early on can be an invaluable step toward a successful experience in the long run. So here are…


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