English FCIF 2021

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No. 18 November/December 2021

  • Foreign Student and Business Exchange Salon
  • Job Hunting Talk Session for International Students
  • Let’s have a safe and secure New Year holidays
  • Beware of crimes such as snatch thefts
  • Be aware of road safety during Christmas and New Year’s holiday period
  • Emergency phone numbers
  • Osoji (Big cleanup)
  • New Year Holidays Household Waste Collection
  • About garbage separation and recycling
  • Please tell us what you think of FCIF newsletter for a chance to win 1 of 10, 1,000 yen QUO cards!
  • Information for foreign nationals regarding COVID-19
  • Information about Financial support, Find a job, Housing benefits and more
  • COVID-19 vaccination certificate for overseas travel
  • Tutor Program
  • Specialized Counseling Services at Fukuoka City International Center

No. 17 September/October 2021

FCIF EN 9.10のサムネイル
  • The 19th International Japanese Speech Contest
  • September Disaster Prevention Month
  • Tuberculosis Prevention Week September 24 – 30
  • Online application system renewal for Elder’s Welfare Transportation subsidy
  • The 31st Fukuoka Prize 2021 laureates announced!
  • Information about Art and Culture at home
  • Disposing of your household waste correctly in Fukuoka City
  • Tutor Program
  • Specialized Counseling Services at Fukuoka City International Center

No. 16 July/August 2021


  • FCIF Family Summer Festival
  • Watch Out for Dangers from Heavy Rains and Other Natural Disasters
  • Let’s be careful of heat stroke!!
  • Municipal inhabitant tax notification
  • Hakata-ben series
  • Dr.Nishiyama’s Column
  • Beware of Accidents at Sea
  • Fukuoka City International Foundation holds various consultations for foreign residents in Fukuoka
  • Information from the Volunteer Bank
  • Covid-19 Vaccination Started

No. 15 May/June 2021


  • Fukuoka City International Foundation Volunteer Bank
  • Language Support for Foreign Residents Tutor Program
  • Special National Pension premium exemption for students
  • Air Pollution
  • Hakata-ben series
  • Dr. Nishiyama’s Column
  • The medical expense subsidy for children will change from July 2021
  • International students talk about “Furusato no Machi to Fukuoka” (My hometown and Fukuoka)
  • Specialized Counseling Services at Fukuoka City International Center

No. 14 March/April 2021


  • Cherry blossom viewing throughout Japanese history
  • March 20th is Citizens’ Disaster Prevention Day
  • Childhood Immunization
  • Hakata-ben series “Tottoto”
  • Moving Season
  • Fukuoka Strawberries
  • Extension of Time to File Your Final Tax Return
  • Coronavirus Vaccines Information
  • Language Support for Foreign Residents
  • Specialized Counseling Services at Fukuoka City International Center

No. 13 January/February 2021


  • Happy New Year !!
  • Warm yourself up with Hakata hotpot and noodle dishes !
  • Try using Hakata-ben Dialect ! Susu suru
  • Tax Return
  • Fish that have different names as they grow?!
  • Setsubun Festivals
  • How to make Hakata rice cake soup
  • Dr. Nishiyama’s Column, “Tick-bone diseases?”
  • Exemption and payment postponement programs for National Pension contributions
  • Bringing MEAT products into Japan is prohibited
  • Halloween Event at Fukuoka City International Center