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Black Professionals in Tokyo: First Friday’s Dinner & Cocktail Party

Henry Seals has invited you to the event ‘December First Friday’s Dinner Cocktail Party’ on Black Professionals in Tokyo! Check out “December First Friday’s Dinner Cocktail Party” on Black Professionals in Tokyo Time: December 4, 2009 from 7pm to 9:30pm Location: Japanese Izakaya SHARA @ Takada no Baba Station Event Description:  Come celebrate the holiday… Keep Reading

Black Professionals Tokyo Entrepreneur Night

This in from Mr. Seals: “For the next First Friday’s on October 2nd Black Professionals Tokyo will hold it’s first Entrepreneur Night. This will be an evening where members of our community who have either started their own business or are involved in new and exciting ventures, share their experiences, ideas, or introduce their businesses… Keep Reading

DPJ plans on 6-year teacher training program

Why do I sense the continued and dreaded practice of  too much “teacher-talking-time” in the classroom? When will Japanese education put more effort into letting the students brainstorm, discuss, debate and figure things out on their own? I think  students in Japan need less “talk ‘n chalk” from the teacher and instead more skills which will aid in… Keep Reading


Black Tokyo Podcast 1: A Job Interview in Japan

I interviewed Bradford Bell about his job interview in Japan. Brad shares his experiences with using the Japanese language and some of the things he faced while in Japan. Part 1 of 2. Recorded via iChat. Better quality and audio soon! Click here for A Job Interview in Japan, Part 2. Keep Reading


Tune in Tokyo: Apartment Hunting

A very informative post on the “art” of securing a place to call home in Japan from Tune-in-Tokyo. If you are thinking about making the move to Tokyo, check out the latest on finding an apartment, a guarantor and a doctor, if you are not use to paying high fees and deposits! Finding an apartment… Keep Reading


Female entrepreneurship in the Japanese economy

Due to the internet penetration and growth in Japan, women have been encouraged to start e-businesses. Previous posts on BT talks about the dire situation that some Japanese (and foreign women) find in Japan’s job market. Could the article below be the ticket to prosperity and freedom? Japan Inc. Magazine: While the financial crisis is prompting… Keep Reading

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