Many countries have complex education systems, with types of schools ranging and varying depending on the goals and abilities of the student. Similarly, in Japan, there are multiple different types of schools and universities, for students looking for degrees, vocational qualifications, language ability, professional training, etc
Some restaurants in Japan have low tables and cushions on tatami floor instead of (or in addition to) Western style chairs and tables. Shoes and slippers have to be removed before stepping on tatami. Also, avoid stepping onto cushions other than your own. See our sitting page for more details about sitting techniques and rules
With the introduction of the traditional rakugo theatre and an exhibition of dolls, pieces of Japan have been brought to Belgrade. Culture has been proven as the most certain way for countries and peoples to come together, regardless of how far apart they are geographically. That was also the case this June, thanks to the guest appearance in Belgrade of the Japanese rakugo theatre and the exhibition “Dolls of Japan”, organised by the Embassy of Japan in Serbia
With the support of the government of Japan, and in partnership with UNDP, Serbia is now better prepared to face future threats – both at the municipal level and in terms of the overall response to future crisis management in the case of disasters
Higher seizures of illegal tobacco contributed to an almost 20 per cent increase in tobacco excise collection in the first nine months of 2015, in comparison to same period last year. Further law enforcement measures should be followed by effective action taken by prosecutors and courts
The municipality has locations available for investment that are equipped with complete infrastructure, a technically modernised local administration, a completed real estate registry and a swift procedure for the issuance of permits
Although located in the immediate vicinity of the Visegrad Group of countries, Serbia does not do enough to interest Japanese investors, and in the past it has missed out on the chances provided. However, renewed interest in our country is emerging among Japanese companies
Weak economies of the EU, U.S. and China, Japan’s top trading partners, as well as weak demand at home, have resulted in low GDP growth and slowed exports. New incentive measures, including major infrastructure works, should help and support growth
Over the last 25 years, Japan has been one of the biggest and most unobtrusive donors in this part of the world. With its one-off donations, the Japanese Government targets mainly healthcare, youth education and environmental protection, with the goal of contributing to raising the living standard for Serbian citizens.
New Year’s celebrations in Japan last until Dondoyaki, which takes place between 15th and 18th January, depending on local shrines. This day sees last year’s talismans burned – as an ultimate step to put the past to rest, and to begin the year with a fresh start. This rite ends the New Year season
Five years ahead of the Summer Olympics, Tokyo is already a winner - as of 2015, total sponsorship for the 2020 Games reached approx. $1.5 billion, setting an Olympics record. After some initial setbacks, the city is moving ahead with preparations for only the second Summer Olympic Games ever to be held in an city in Asia
Japan recognises Serbia’s efforts in promoting the Western Balkans as a place of stability and prosperity, the Government’s EU focused reform goals, the potential the country offers investors and, above all, the mutual bonds that people of the two countries have built
Automatic authenitication of health insurance cards (KZO) is available as of today to independent insured persons (entrepreneurs), farmers, priests, religious officials, foreign pensioners, or those ...