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Doing Business in Osaka

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Here is a short clip of my long-time and very close friend, Rodney Johnson, the guy taught me the ins-and-outs of living in Osaka, Japan back in the early 90’s. Entitled STRUGGLE AND SUCCESS: THE AFRICAN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE IN JAPAN and filmed by Reggie life, the program was widely acclaimed. Broadcast twice on NHK, it…

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Starting a Business in Japan

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Interested in forming your own company in Japan? Well, here is an informative post for you from Jonathan Michaels as he describes the process he took to establish a business in Japan. He details: “…having a sole-proprietor business up and running and talk about incorporating and the tax reasons therefore. By the way, by “sole-proprietor…

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Looking for a Japanese Interpreter / Translator

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Hey BT’ers! A friend is looking for a Japanese interpreter / translator. If you or know someone interested in helping out and earning some money in the process, check out the request below: We are in need of a friendly person, available to act as a translator and assistant for our team, during the Tokyo…

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California Shinkansen?

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$8 billion grant of federal funds was allocated by the Obama administration to make a high-speed railway system (HSR) in the U.S. a reality. Efficient means of transportation for large numbers of people that wish to travel great distances in a safe, quick and comfortable manner.

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Blackness in Flux in Okinawa

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Did the poster above throw you for a loop? It’s taken from a photo of the MLK memorial march in Okinawa, Japan during January 1972.  I think I will print and frame the photo for my podcast studio. Via the Grits and Sushi blog, you will find information on what is sure to be a…

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First Fridays & Black History Month Launch Party

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Hello BT’ers! Here is the first of seven events planned by the Tokyo Black Professionals to celebrate Black History Month. The seven-event series kicks off with First Fridays! BTW, I will post various articles relating to Black History Month and of course being Black in Asia during the month of February. Have something to contribute?…

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