THE JAPANESE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
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Japanese

USEFUL LINKS

www.nl.emb-japan.go.jp Embasy of Japan in The Netherlands
Japan general info, scholarships and opportunities to Japan

 

 Business in Netherlands

http://www.liof.com%20/
www.liof.nl
Limburg Development Company. Useful link for investing and business opportunities information in Limburg. 
http://www.nfia.nl%20/

www.nfia-japan.com
 Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency

Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency (in Japanese)
www.nom.nl N.V NOM – Investment and Development Agency for the Northern Netherlands
www.investinutrecht.com  Business information in Province of Utrecht 
www.hidc.nl Holland International Distribution Council, a website for logistics companies/partnerships in Europe
www.evd.nl
Agency of Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs.

Information source for international businesses & cooperations.
 http://www.foreigninvestments.eu/ Site of the Brabant Development Agency for business in the province of Noord-Brabant.

 

 

Living in Netherlands

www.amstelveen.nl City of Amstelveen. Residential Issues, News, At Home in Amstelveen – Japanese Version and many more useful information for Amstelveen residents.
www.afio.amsterdam.nl General information on City of Amsterdam, Residential Issues, News, Tax information, etc.
 http://www.provincie-utrecht.nl/
 Genreal information on Province of Utrecht
www.obr.rotterdam.nl Rotterdam City of Development Corporation. Useful website about living and business in Rotterdam.
www.expatica.com Your essential guide to living in The Netherlands. Providing daily news (in English).
www.nisnews.nl
Netherlands Info Services. This 24-hour wire service is the most important news source for all Dutch media. Providing daily : politics, legislation, finance, economy, business news, culture and society, and special events.

 

Hobbies & Interests

IKEBANA 
http://home.iae.nl/users/ikebana Information about Ikebana international, history of Ikebana in the Netherlands and contacts in The Netherlands

www.ikebana.be

Ikebana in Belgium, Japanese gardens and general history of ikebana. 

http://home.wxs.nl/`marjavb/ Sogetsu Ikebana school in The Netherlands.
www.ikebana-info.nl Dutch Ikebana schools and club.   
NIHON - GO

www.japans.leidenuniv.nl

'Japanese Language & Culture' study in Leiden University.

http://www.nichiran.nl%20/
Japanese language education centre. In-company courses and other services.
www.translasian.nl Japan-Netherlands communication: Language courses, translations and tour guide.
www.vu-amstelland.nl
Volks Universiteit. Variety of courses, including Japanese course, Dutch course and English for Japanese course.
ANIME & MANGA
www.animecon.nl
List of news & events on Anime in The Netherlands by J-POP foundation.
ORIGAMI
www.ori-expres.nl Complete information & guide to learn origami.
www.origami-osn.nl
Origami Societeit Nederland. Information Dutch Origami association, news, events and more links.
MUSICS
www.shakuhachi.nl
General information on Shakuhachi (Japanese bamboo flute): history, events and clubs in The Netherlands.
www.komuso.com
International Shakuhachi community.
www.kotonokoto.org
All about Koto (Japanese traditional instrument) and the music that is made with kotos and accompanying instruments.
www.circlepercussion.nl
Taiko (Japanese drum) community in The Netherlands
SPORTS.
www.kendo.nl
General information about Kendo.
www.nkr.nl
Nederlandse Kendo Renmei. Kendo school in The Netherlands.
www.sumobond.nl
Sumo clubs and competitions in The Netherlands.
www.jbn.nl
Judo Bond Nederland. General info on judo, Jiu Jitsu & Aikido. Including tournaments and organizations.
www.aikido-opleiding.nl
Aikido club in The Netherlands: Activities, Forum & Schools.
www.aikikai.nl
Aikido competitions in The Netherlands.
GAMES
www.go-centre.nl
Info about the existence, background & rules of the ancient game, GO. Also a meeting point for many Japanese activities.
www.schaakengo.nl
Information on shops for Chess & Go games.
www.turbogo.com
Download freeware to play Go on your computer.
www.shogi.net
General info on Shogi's history, events & organizations.

 

 JAPAN RELATED MUSEUMS (IN HOLLAND)

www.sieboldhuis.org Sieboldhuis. Japanese museum in Leiden. Offers the most beautiful objects from Japan behind a Dutch historical facade. 
www.rmv.nl Volkenkunde National Museum of Ethnology in Leiden. Including permanent exhibition of Japanese art & culture.
http://web-jpn.org/museum/menu.html
The virtual musem of Japanese arts.

 

The Netherlands-Japanese Relationship

http://www.jetro.go.jp/netherlands/ Japan External Trade Organization in Amsterdam.
www.dujat.nl
Dutch & Japanese Trade Federation is an independent, non-profit organization with offices in the Netherlands and Japan. Dujat organizes symposia, missions to Japan, seminars, press conferences and also issues various publications to stress the significance of the Japanese market among a wide range of Dutch businesses.
www.hollandjapan.com
News & Events on West Japan - Netherlands relationships.
www.njv.info
Nederlands-Japanse Vereniging. Organizes Japanese events in The Netherlands.

 

Others

http://www.portofrotterdam.com%20/ Port of Rotterdam – Havenbedrijf Rotterdam N.V 
www.mcjp.asso.fr
Maison de la Culture du Japon a Paris.

 



Business in Japan

www.jcci.or.jp Japanese Chamber of Commerce in Japan. 
www.asiapulse.com
Provides in depth source for researchers requiring coverage of Asian companies, industries, infrastructure, investments & trade opportunities.
www.investjapan.org
Information about Japan/s individual regions & markets, advantages of doing business in Japan, laws & regulations.
www.jetro.go.jp
JETRO. A link to find information on Japanese Export-Import Companies.
www.oanda.com
Easy & fast currency converter

 

 Japan news

www.japantimes.co.jp Japan Times Online is Japan's leading English-language daily newspaper.
www.japantoday
Japan's latest news. With analysis & commentary.
www.nikkei.co.jp
Japan's news on economy (in Japanese)
www.nni.nikkei.co.jp
Japan's news on economy (in English)
www.lookjapan.com
Magazine on trends in Japan (in English)

 

Tourist and Travelling in Japan

www.about.com Complete practical guide on Japan for visitors.
www.jnto.go.jp

Japan National Tourist Organisation.

info for online budget hotel reservations, regional guides, conventional locations & museums.

www.jcha.or.jp/english
Japan City Hotel Association.
www.jyh.or.jp/english
Japan Youth Hostels
www.japantours.nl

Japan Airlines in The Netherlands.

Organizes flight to Japan, accomodation, rail pass, tours & excurcions.

 

Japan Tax & Legal Matters

www.oranda.or.jp
Dutch Embassy in Tokyo:

Security, legal matters, registration, passport renewal.
www.nta.go.jp
National Tax Agency Japan. Income tax guide for foreigners in Japan.
www.mofa.go.jp
Official Foreign Affairs Ministry homepage.

Visa info, announcements, foreign policy news and economic affairs.
www.japanlaw.info
English language translations of major Japanese laws.

 

Studying / Training in Japan

www.studyjapan.go.jp Studying in Japan, selecting a school & immigration procedures.
http://exchange.nihon.nl
Japan - Netherlands student exchange program.
www.ovta.or.jp
Job training in Japan.
www.eujapan.com/europe/hrtp_j.html
EU - Japan Centre is organizing a managerial training programme in Japan . Unique Opportunity in Japan.

 

WEBSITES MINISTERIES AND AGENCIES JAPAN

www.clb.admix.go.jp/english/index.htm
Cabinet Legislation Bureau
www.kouchoi.go.jp/english/english1.html
Environmental Dispute Coordination Commission
www.jfa.maff.go.jp (Japanese only)
Fisheries Agency
www.jinji.admix.go.jp/top_e.htm
National Personnel Authority
www.yusei.go.jp/eng/
Postal Services Agency
www.meti.go.jp/english/index.html
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
www.cao.go.jp/index-e.html
Cabinet Office
www.fdma.go.jp/ (Japanese only)
Fire and Disaster Management Agency
www.enecho.go.jp/english/index.html
Agency of Natural Resources and Energy
www.kunaicho.go.jp (Japanese only)
imperial Household Agency
www.moj.go.jp/english/preface.html
Ministry of Justice
www.jpo.go.jp
Japan Patent Office
www.npsc.go.jp (Japanese only)
National Public Safety Commission
www.moj.go.jp/english/ppo/ppo-01.html
Public Prosecutors Office
www.chusho.meti.go.jp
Small and medium Enterprise Agency
www.npa.go.jp/police_e.htm (Japanese only)
National Police Agency
www.moj.go.jp/english/psia/psia-01.html
Public Security Investigation Agency 
www.mlit.go.jp/english/index.html
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
www.jda.go.jp/e/index_.htm
Japan Defense Agency
www.nta.go.jp (Japanese only)
National Tax Administration
www.gsi.go.jp/english/index.html
Geographical Survey Institute
www.jda.go.jp/jasdf/indexE.htm
Japan Air Self Defense Force
www.mofa.go.jp
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
www.kaiho.mlit.go.jp/e/index_e.htm
Japan Coast Guard 
www.jda.go.jp/jgsdf/index_e.html
Japan Ground Self Defense Force
www.mext.go.jp/english/index.htm
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science
www.jhd.go.jp/jhd-E.html
Hydrographic Department - Japan Coast Guard
www.jda.go.jp/jmsdf/index_e.htm
Japan Maritime Self Defense Force
www.bunka.go.jp/index-e.html
Agnecy for Cultural Affairs
www.kishou.go.jp/english/index.html
Japan Meteorological Agency
www.dfaa.go.jp/en/index.html
Japan Defense Facilities Administration Agency
www.mhlw.go.jp/english/index.html
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
www.env.go.jp/en/
Ministry of the Environment
www.fsa.go.jp/indexe.html
Financial Services Agency
www.maff.go.jp/eindex.html
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
www.jbaudit.admix.go.jp
Board of Audit of Japan
www.soumu.go.jp/english/index.htm
Ministry of Publick Management, Home Affairs, Posts and Telecommunications
www.syokuryo.maff.go.jp (Japanese only, some info in English)
Food Agency
www.jftc.admix.go.jp/e-page/f_home.htm
Fair Trade Commission of Japan
www.stat.go.jp/english/1.htm
Statistics Bureau and Statistics Center
www.rinya.maff.go.jp/index.html (Japanese only)
Forestry Agency
 

 

Wednesday 24, May 2017

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