English Information

【Attention】 A typhoon is approaching. (August 14th, 2019)

August 14, 2019

【Attention】
A typhoon is approaching.
According to the weather forecast, “the typhoon (tropical cyclone) will hit Yamaguchi Prefecture on August 15th (Thursday).”
Please refer to your Emergency Handbook to prepare for when a typhoon comes. When a typhoon approaches, please stay inside as much as possible.
・Yamaguchi Prefecture’s Emergency Handbook
https://www.pref.yamaguchi.lg.jp/cmsdata/9/5/1/951eb75b6fa99db0d948c1db91fd2d0d.pdf

 

★Japan Meteorological Agency
Tropical Cyclone Information
https://www.jma.go.jp/en/typh/

 

Learn and Experience Wedding and Funeral Etiquette(September 14th, 2019)

August 9, 2019

Learn and Experience Wedding and Funeral Etiquette

◆Date September 14th 2019(Saturday)1:00 PM~4:00 PM

◆Place 2nd Floor of Asa Community Center, 2nd Seminar Room

AB (94 Kamonosho, Sanyoonoda, Yamaguchi Inside Sanyonoda-shi Asa Community Center)

◆Target Audience All Foreign Nationals living in Yamaguchi can participate

◆Lecturer Ms. Shibasaki Rie(Representative of Onoda Japanese Language Class)

◆Fee Free

◆Capacity 30 people(First come first serve)

◆Translator There are English, Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese translators.

◆Registration ①Name(Furigana)②Address ③Phone Number ④Nationality ⑤Email ⑥Language Preference

Please contact us with the above information (①~⑥) by September 7th (Sat) by either Phone, email, or FAX

■申込書・Application・报名表・신청서・Phiếu đăng kí

◆◆◆For questions or To apply◆◆◆

Yamaguchi International Exchange Association(YIEA)

1-7 Mizunoue-cho, Yamaguchi-shi, 753-0082

TEL:083-925-7353 / FAX:083-920-4144

Email:yiea.info@yiea.or.jp / URL:http://www.yiea.or.jp/

【Attention】In Yamaguchi, it is raining heavily.(2019.07.23)

July 23, 2019

【Attention】
In Yamaguchi, it is raining heavily.
When there is heavy rain, mountains can crumble and rivers can overflow. Please do not go near mountains and rivers.
Your City Office or Town Hall will send out an evacuation warning (hinan) to go to a safer place (nigeru koto) when it is dangerous to stay inside your house.
Please look at the Emergency Handbook regarding what to pay attention to when it rains and information about evacuation.

・Yamaguchi Prefecture’s Emergency Handbook
https://www.pref.yamaguchi.lg.jp/cmsdata/9/5/1/951eb75b6fa99db0d948c1db91fd2d0d.pdf

Natural Disaster Links

July 18, 2019

Natural Disaster Links

Please take advantage of this compilation of links with helpful information regarding disasters.

http://yiea.or.jp/english/d_link.html

Yamaguchi Multilingual Consultation Center is now open (June 11th)

June 11, 2019

Yamaguchi Multilingual Consultation Center, a centralized information and consultation center for foreign nationals and their supporters living in Yamaguchi, is now open for assistance through phone or in person.

 

1 Consultation Days and Hours

Plain Japanese: Every Tuesday to Saturday  8:30 am to 5:15 pm

Chinese and Tagalog: Every Tuesday and Thursday  10:00 am to 4:00 pm

English and Vietnamese: Every Wednesday and Friday  10:00 am to 4:00 pm

※Excludes holidays and New Year’s holiday

 

Legal and Resident Status Consultation: Every third Friday  1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

※Reservation required

 

2 Contents of Consultation  

(1)Matters concerning the general life of foreign residents such as residence procedures, employment, medical care, welfare, childbirth, child care, child education, etc.

(2) Administrative scrivener consultation (resident status, immigration procedures, etc.)

(3) Legal consultation (divorce, money trouble, employment problems etc.)

 

3 Place

Yamaguchi Multilingual Consultation Center

Conference Room at Yamaguchi International Exchange Association

(3rd floor, 1-7 Mizunoue-cho, Yamaguchi City, Yamaguchi Prefecture, 753-0082)

 

4 Phone Number

083-995-2100

 

For more information

 

【Attention】In Yamaguchi, it is raining heavily (June 7th, 2019)

June 7, 2019

【Attention】
In Yamaguchi, it is raining heavily.
When there is heavy rain, mountains can crumble and rivers can overflow. Please do not go near mountains and rivers.
Your City Office or Town Hall will send out an evacuation warning (hinan) to go to a safer place (nigeru koto) when it is dangerous to stay inside your house.
Please look at the Emergency Handbook regarding what to pay attention to when it rains and information about evacuation.
・Yamaguchi Prefecture’s Emergency Handbook
https://www.pref.yamaguchi.lg.jp/cmsdata/9/5/1/951eb75b6fa99db0d948c1db91fd2d0d.pdf

Looking for YIEA Mail Magazine readers!

June 4, 2019

At the Yamaguchi International Exchange Association, we send out the latest event information among other things to our subscribers. *free subscription

We look forward to the subscription from people interested in International Exchange, Global Cooperation and Multicultural Symbiosis.

 

How to subscribe:

 

  1. Please go to the following website

http://yiea.or.jp/info/yiea_mail.html

 

  1. Enter your email address to the subscription form and choose your language preference.

 

  1. Click on the subscribe button

 

  1. Your subscription is complete

 

*The YIEA Mail Magazine changed our distribution method this year.

To those who have been long time subscribers, we would greatly appreciate if you could re-subscribe.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Schedule of Japanese Language Courses for Foreign Nationals 2019

March 5, 2019

◆ Schedule of Japanese Language Courses for Foreign Nationals 2019

Basic Japanese language courses by volunteers for international residents are held at 15 locations in Yamaguchi prefecture.  We’re pleased to announce the schedules for the year 2019 and would like to invite all of you who wish to begin your lessons in Japanese to join.

English(英語)

 

◆ 2019年度(ねんど) 外国人(がいこくじん)のための日本語(にほんご)講座(こうざ)スケジュール

県内(けんない)15か所(しょ)でボランティアによる日本語(にほんご)教室(きょうしつ)が開催(かいさい)されています。ぜひご参加(さんか)ください。  

日本語(にほんご)

 

◆ 2019年 面向外国人的日语讲座 时间表 

县内15个场所将开办由志愿者授课的日语学习教室,请踊跃参加。

中文(中国語)

 

◆ 2019년도 외국인을 위한 일본어 강좌 스케줄 안내

현내 15곳에서 자원봉사자가 진행하는 일본어교실을 개최하고 있습니다.  일본어를 배우고 싶은 분은 참가해주시기 바랍니다.

한국어(韓国語)

 

◆ Kế hoạch về các khóa học Tiếng Nhật dành cho người nước ngoài năm 2019 

Tình nguyện viên tổ chức các lớp học tiếng Nhật tại 15 địa điểm trên toàn tỉnh.  Nhất định hãy tham gia cùng chúng tôi nhé.

Tiếng Việt(ベトナム語)

 

◆ Programa de cursos de japonés para extranjeros 2019 

Se ofrecen cursos de japonés impartidos por voluntarios en 15 lugares de la Prefectura. ¡No dude en venir!

Español(スペイン語)

 

 

Disaster Preparedness Workshop for Foreign Nationals(March 3rd, 2019)

January 31, 2019

【Date】

1:004:00 pm, Sunday, March 3rd, 2019

 

【Fee】

Free

 

【Place】

Shimonoseki City Disaster Prevention/Fire Extinguishing Learning Facility, Hikeshikujira

(Shimonoseki-shi Hanano-cho 17-1 within the Fire Department)

 

【Who can Participate】

Foreign Nationals living in Yamaguchi prefecture: 40 people(first come first serve)

 

【Details】

Lecture on disaster prevention, fire(smoke) simulator, simulations on using a fire extinguisher, etc.

 

【Language Guides】

There will be English, Chinese, and Korean Interpreters

 

【How to Apply】

Call, email, fax, or visit us with ①your name, ②address, ③phone number, ④nationality, ⑤email address, ⑥If you would like an interpreter, please state your language preference, ⑦mode of transport (car, bike, train, bus, or foot).

★Leaflet (PDF)

★Application Form (Word)

 

【Application Deadline】

Saturday, February 23rd, 2019

 

【Bonus Gift】

We are presenting disaster prevention goods to those who participate.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Japanese Culture Workshop for Foreign Nationals

January 31, 2019

Let’s Make a Post Card with Japanese Calligraphy and Eraser Stamp!

 

【Date】 Sunday, February 24th, 2019      1:00PM – 4:00PM

 

【Place】 No.4 Room, 3F, Hofu Culture and Welfare Center

1-9-2 Midorimachi, Hofu City

 

【Lecturer】 Ms. Yuko Fujii (Vice proprietress of Tamatsubaki Inn)

 

【Fee】 Free

 

【Targeted Towards】 Foreign nationals living in Yamaguchi Prefecture

 

【Capacity】20 people (accepted in order of arrival)

 

【Language】English/Chinese interpreters are available.

 

【How to Apply】

Call, email, or fax us with your;

  1. name,

2.address,

3.phone number,

4.nationality,

5.email address,

6.if you would like an interpreter, please state your language preference.

 

Please send us the information above by Saturday, February 16th, 2019.

Leaflet

Application

 

【For questions or to apply】

Yamaguchi International Exchange Association

1-7 Mizunoue-cho, Yamaguchi-shi, 753-0082

TEL: 083-925-7353

FAX: 083-920-4144

Email: yiea.info@yiea.or.jp

URL: http://www.yiea.or.jp/