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Myanmar student’s observation of life in Japan ーThe life in Japan for the second time

Myanmar student’s observation of life in Japan ーThe life in Japan for the second time

The life in Japan for the second time
I lived in Japan as an international student from 2012 to 2015. Since that was my first time in Japan, I got so confused with the different cultures, languages and lifestyles. It took two years to get used it. As I felt lonely living on my own, I decided to return to Myanmar after graduation.

Myanmar student’s observation of life in Japan – Myanmar culture (naming custom)

Myanmar culture (naming custom)

Myanmar culture (naming custom)
People have surnames and first names in many countries in the world. People name a baby when they were born along with their parent’s name as a surname. However, Myanmanese had no surname and only the first name will be given to babies.

Myanmar student’s observation of life in Japan

Problems before entering Japan for Myanmar specified skilled workers and technical trainees under Pandemic

Problems before entering Japan for Myanmar specified skilled workers and technical trainees under Pandemic Part 2
Due to the corona, the number of people who cannot go to work in Japan is increasing rapidly. I would like to explain institutionally why so many workers are at a halt when the Japanese government did not restrict entry to Myanmar.

Myanmar student’s observation of life in Japan

コロナ、ミヤンマー

Myanmar people waiting for coming to Japan but in vain due to Corona
There were a lot of problems caused by Corona this year. At the beginning of this year, when corona began to spread in the world, I thought it would be over in about 4 to 5 months, but in Myanmar it spread rapidly from around September and became a nationwide problem.

Myanmar student’s observation of life in Japan

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Myanmar government’s procedural complication and confusion
When I came to Japan as an international student, I prepared various documents. There are so many documents to submit to the Immigration Office in Japan, but I understood the deadline for submission and when the COE (Certificate of Eligibility) would be granted. Therefore, I was able to prepare for Japan relatively smoothly.

Diwali in Japan

Diwali

The favourite festival of many Indians is Diwali. It is celebrated in every year`s fall season. This year it is on November 14th. It is an important festival for Indians living in Japan, but there are many things that are different from India when we celebrate in Japan.

Myanmar student’s observation of life in Japan

日本という目的の問題

The purpose of going to Japan Since Japan is a developed country, many people want to go to Japan for sightseeing, studying or working. Many people in Myanmar study Japanese  to go and work in Japanese companies. There are approximately 300 Japanese language schools in Yangon and nearly 60 in Mandalay. Many people confess it …

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Myanmar student’s observation of life in Japan

外国人材紹介、jobs for foreigners in japan, 特定技能

Difference between Japanese and Myanmar customs         Although Japan and Myanmar are the same Asian countries, their cultures are quite different. I want to talk about the difference of customs between Japan and Myanmar. Table of contents The way of eating Tattoo Summary 1.The way of eating In Japan, people make noise while …

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Myanmar student’s observation of life in Japan

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Good and bad points of Japan
Japan is a popular country from all over the world. Where to learn in Japan. I think Japanese people work a lot from morning till late at night. In the heart of the Japanese. Many Japanese are kind and polite. Japan is a well-developed country, so I have a lot of things I like. I would like to learn how to work in Japan and work with Japanese people.

Myanmar student’s observation of life in Japan

ミャンマーの精霊のはなし

Story of the spirits in Myanmar

Myanmar is a Buddhist country and many believe in Buddhism, but others also believe in Hindu and Islamic gods. I would like to introduce the Burmese Buddhist view of religion. In addition to the Buddhist god, we also believe in indigenous spirits, and in Burmese this spirit is called “Nat”.

Myanmar student’s observation of life in Japan

ミャンマーの迷信

Superstitions of Myanmar Even now, there are various superstitions followed by many people. In Myanmar, there are various superstitions by region and ethnicity and people of all the ages follow and believe in them. Being a Burmese, I cannot talk about the superstitions of other people, but I would like to introduce you to the …

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Myanmar student’s observation of life in Japan

ミャンマー人はなぜ日本へ行くか

The purpose of Myanmar people heads for Japan
Myanmar was a closed society under military regime until 2015.

Myanmar student’s observation of life in Japan

日本で高いものと安いもの  

Prices in Japan

Japan’s prices are notoriously expensive for people from Myanmar. But the salary is much higher than in Myanmar, many people wish to work in Japan. Having said that, as the cost of living is expensive, it is not easy for us to live in Japan. But we become good at shopping by learning technique.

Myanmar student’s observation of life in Japan

筑波大学大学院に留学したミャンマー人の日本滞在体験記

Japanese and Religion

Each country has its own religion. Japan is a part of Asia, so it has the influence of Buddhism. But Buddhism in my country is different from Buddhism in Japan.

Myanmar student’s observation of life in Japan

日本の厳し過ぎるルール

Too strict rules in Japan

When I was studying in university, I really felt that Japan has more rules than Myanmar.

Myanmar student’s observation of life in Japan

日本人的発想の親切不親切

Japanese kindness and unkindness

When I was studying abroad, there were about 3,000 foreign students at the University of Tsukuba.

Myanmar student’s observation of life in Japan

ミャンマーのゴミ捨て

Japan’s rules
Every country has its own rules. Every foreigner has to follow such rules when they live in that country.

Myanmar student’s observation of life in Japan

日本でアルバイトする外国人

Foreign students doing part-time job in Japan As I was receiving a scholarship from the Japanese government, I did not work at any part-time job, so if I had a part-time job, the procedure would be difficult . However, many foreign students worked part-time. It was also said that Japanese convenience stores and izakaya couldn’t …

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Myanmar student’s observation of life in Japan

飲み会

Japanese drinking party Each country has different customs and culture. When living abroad, the customs and culture of the country may not suit you. When I went to study at a graduate school in Japan, I was invited to a drinking party, a drinking place that must not be done in Myanmar. table of contents …

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Myanmar student’s observation of life in Japan

お風呂とトイレ

There are many things that are very different from Myanmar and Japan’s life, the custom of baths and toilets are one of them. Before I got used to it, I was very confused by this difference in customs. table of contents 1. bath 2.Toilets 3.Summary 1.Bath Japanese baths and hot springs are famous in the …

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