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AddressEngestrasse 53
3012 Berne
Phonelocal: (031) 300.2222
international: +41.31.300.2222
Faxlocal: (031) 300.2255
international: +41.31.300.2255
Web sitehttp://www.ch.emb-japan.go.jp/

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David Sassoon
Sun, 22 Mar 2015 17:58 EDT
Driving in Japan
I will be visiting and intend to drive in Japan.
I have a Swiss Driving License and the Service des Automobile in Lausanne issued me an International Driving Permit. I have now learned that this may not be sufficient for driving in Japan. Can you please guide me. My email address is david@sassoon.ch and my telephone number is 021 601 3000. I can also call you if you provide me with a telephone number.
Cobie Dijkstra
Fri, 7 Nov 2014 04:09 EST
Horrible and inhumane slaughter of innocent living beings, Taiji, Japan.
Here is the letter, sent to the Japanese government, which I and my family support for more than 100%. Please read: Dear Governing Body of Japan,
At a time when all eyes of the world are on you, and the sustainability and humaneness of the dolphin hunt are being exposed, it’s crucial that you use your power to stop the cruel and unpopular slaughter of entire dolphin families.
The barbaric and tortuous treatment of intelligent animals is viewed by most as a sin against the natural world. While other counties have laws against the inhumane slaughter of fellow creatures of this Earth, Japan is eliminating entire pods of dolphins at an exponential rate. The result – the rest of the world is looking at Japan with great disgust.
As resistance to the world’s request to end dolphin slaughter continues, efforts are being made to prevent your country from hosting the 2020 Olympics.
Additionally, you are poisoning your own people. It’s a known fact that dolphin meat is high in mercury and is poisonous for human consumption! Do you want to be responsible for home-grown illness and potentially death among your citizens?
Please be reminded the world is watching you 24/7. Thanks to live recordings streamed by the Sea Shepherd Cove Guardians, the cruel and painfully slow Japanese dolphin slaughter is being viewed in households everywhere.
I hope you will consider the requests and expressions of concern, and do the right thing for your people and the world. Please end the slaughter of dolphins starting now!
Sat, 3 Aug 2013 08:46 EDT
hello,I have permit C,I want to go to visit Japan one week,I know I must apply for visa, but the first I go to my country by plane,maybe i stay my home one week,then I want to go to Japan from my country,can I apply for visa in Swiss?or I must apply for visa in my country.please let know the details as soon as possible!my email:361724940@qq.com,thanks a lot
Eva Balois
Wed, 20 Apr 2011 18:06 EDT
Malta Fund Raising for Japan
JAPAN EASE – a cultural event to help the victims of Japan

The Malta Comic Con and the Maltese Islands Cosplay Association (M.I.C.A.) are two non-governmental organizations which have in common a passion for Comics and Cosplay (costumed role-playing). Together they seek to encourage and promote this type of culture in Malta. Most of all, they share a sincere love for Art and Japanese Culture.
Following the wave of earthquakes, tsunami and the harmful radiating leaks that struck the beautiful land of Japan, leaving a trail of devastation and deaths in their wake, the Malta Comic Con and M.I.C.A. with the participation of Malta Japan Association and support of UNESCO, have teamed up in order to hold a charity event called JAPAN-EASE in aid of Japan and its unfortunate victims.
The JAPAN-EASE event will be held on Saturday 30th April from 10am at The Point Shopping Mall in Tigne Point. A whole day will be dedicated to Japanese culture, filled with cultural, artistic and entertaining activities.
There will be lectures on Bonsai Growing and on how to draw Manga. Other activities range from Manga-style artwork displays coupled with live drawing sessions by artists. There will also be Cosplay skits (short performances) in colourful costumes and various games like Yu Gi Oh.
An interesting feature is live music provided by the singers Natasha and Charlene and Clifford Galea who were participants in the Malta Song for Europe. Also taking part are Charles Dalli and Eric Calleja of X-Tend. There will also be Michael Robert Jackson, a talented Michael Jackson impersonator. Other activities include Japanese food, Martial Arts and life-saving demonstrations, traditional Japanese crafts, street magicians performing tricks.

JAPAN-EASE is aimed at exposing the Maltese to the rich and diverse culture of Japan in order to understand it more and appreciate it better. All gathered funds from the event will be donated to the Japanese Red Cross to help the victims of Japan in their hour of need.

All those interested in participating or helping in this event please contact Malta Comic Con (faintarrow@yahoo.com, Samantha.abela@gmail.com ) or M.I.C.A. (evabousksou@yahoo.com). May this charity event help to bring back some smiles and restore hope in the land of the Rising Sun.
For more information you can access the Official Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=186654664710396

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