Avian flu is feared at Kagoshima farm

Avian Flu JapanDamn! It looks like we have to stay away from the Yakitori joints for a little while until Japan’s latest case of the Avian Flu blows over.

Chickens at a poultry farm in Izumi, Kagoshima Prefecture, tested positive for bird flu in a preliminary examination, the prefecture said Tuesday, following outbreaks of a highly lethal strain of avian influenza in Miyazaki Prefecture.

Read more about the Avian Influenza at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Teach English in Japan

I’ve been getting a lot of emails and messages on facebook lately from people asking me about Teaching English in Japan. When I was on the hunt for work in Japan back in the day (1999) I barely knew about the internet so jobs weren’t as easy to find for me. Now it’s a different story.



Jobs in Japan websites

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Once you find a job in Japan and enter the country on a tourist VISA the company you work for will most likely provide you with a working VISA and a re-entry permit. The length of your VISA will depend on the type of VISA - I got a “Specialist in Humanity” the first time which was good for 2 years.