Archive: April, 2012

Freelancing in Tokyo: Surviving in Japan

Posted by David Chester on 21 April 2012

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Hello all:

Just a brief note today to say that Ashley Thompson, from the website Surviving in Japan has featured an interview with me regarding Freelancing in Tokyo. For anyone who wants a capsule version of what FIT has to offer and my views on networking and more, check it out. Also, please spend some time enjoying Surviving in Japan, as it is also a great resource for those thinking of coming to Japan to live and work.

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Freelancing in Tokyo: New Residence Card

Posted by David Chester on 16 April 2012

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For those of you who are putting in any kind of serious time in Tokyo (or anywhere Japan for that matter), be aware that there will be changes made to your residence card (alien registration certificate). You may have already received a pamphlet in the mail giving some information about the upcoming (July 2012) changes, but, if you're like me, it didn't give enough details. 

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Freelancing in Tokyo: Surviving in Japan

Posted by David Chester on 8 April 2012

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Sakura 2012
Happy April!

Yes, I said "happy April." Does that mean I've been in Japan too long? Maybe. But after a grueling five months of dark, dismal, bone-chilling, cold-inducing weather, yes, I'm happy that April, and its promise of warm weather and cherry blossoms, has arrived. 

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