2006年6月アーカイブ

Free information and counseling services by specialists from various fields will be offered to non-Japanese residents in Osaka, to help with difficulties you might face in your everyday life, including legal issue, human rights, immigration/status of residence, employment, careers, health insurance/ national pension, life, city offices, taxation, medical and dental information, medicines, education, childcare and everyday living matters. 9 languages available.
*Counseling is given in strict confidence. No prior appointment is necessary.

Date & Time: Sunday, 11th June 2006 11:00am - 5:00pm
Venue: 2nd Floor, International House, Osaka
Map: http://www.ih-osaka.or.jp/map/map.html

Languages: English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, Indonesian, Thai, Filipino and Vietnamese.
Enquiries: Planning & Communications Dept.,
TEL: 06-6773-8989
FAX: 06-6773-8420
URL: http://www.ih-osaka.or.jp/i.house/index-e.html
Lump-sum Withdrawal Payments are granted, in principle, on request to persons who satisfy the following four conditions after they withdraw from the National Pension, the Employees' Pension Insurance or the Mutual Aid Association and file a claim within two years of leaving Japan.

(1) Persons who do not possess Japanese citizenship.

(2) Persons who have paid National Pension Insurance contributions as a Category 1 insured person for a total of six months or more including months in the contribution payment period and periods corresponding to half months in the 50 percent contribution exemption period, or Employees’ Pension Insurance contributions for six months or more.

(3) Persons who do not have a place of residence in Japan (only those who had a proper visa on or after November 9, 1994 and then left Japan).

(4) Persons who have never been qualified for receipt of pension benefits (including Disability Allowance).

Get further info including "Claim Form for the Lump-sum Withdrawal Payments" provided by government. You can have a PDF file in English, Chinese, Korean, Purtuguese, Spanish and Indonesian.
Lump-sum Withdrawal Payments (Social Insurance Agency)http://www.sia.go.jp/e/lw.html
Ayabe Homestay on the weekend of July 8/9 will be organizedby the International Center in association with the Ayabe International Exchange Society.
Participants will have the chance to go walking up Kimio Mountain, enjoy a barbeque with local residents, maketraditional Japanese paper and spend a night with a Japanese host family.
This program aims to provide good opportunities for foreign residents in Kyoto Prefecture to gain a better understanding of the prefecture by introducing local traditional events and industries.

A sample of Japanese Papermaking in Ayabe
http://www.ayabe-kankou.net/tanpoo/plan03.html
Ayabe City Tourist Association
http://www.ayabe-kankou.net/(Japanese only)

[PARTICIPANT]
Foreign residents in Kyoto Prefecture

[APPLICATION ]
Apply by Internet at http://www.kpic.or.jp/studentstour/apply.html
25 participant limit
The deadline for application is June 25(sun)
(but Application period will stop at 25 people)

[FEE]
Participation is 2,560yen(Transportation fee between Kyoto and Ayabe) + (Transportation fee from your home to Kyoto Sta. excluded)

[NOTE]
Participants are requested to bring their own nightclothes and toilet kit for the homestay.Cancellation just before the tour will cause the host families great inconvenience.
Before applying, Please thoroughly check your schedule.

More info
http://www.kpic.or.jp/studentstour/index2.html

Address: Kyoto Prefectural International Center 9F Kyoto Station Building Shiokoji Karasuma, Shimogyo-ku Kyoto, 600-8216
TEL : 075-342-5000
FAX : 075-342-5050
Email: main@kpic.or.jp