SAiJ has a new homepage. If you are living in Japan, register with us now!

 
  read more>>  
 
SINGAPORE CUISINE IN TOKYO!
For details, check out their website & delicious menu at:
www.sintongkee.jp

 
 
 
 
 
 

SAiJ ANNOUNCEMENT

 
 

Annual Lunar New Year lunch

Dear everyone,

Greetings. SSAJ will be holding its annual Lunar New Year lunch once again. Here are the details!

Annual Lunar New Year lunch
Date: 26th Jan 2014, Sunday
Time: 12:30 - 14:00
Venue: Singapore Seafood Restaurant (Ginza)
Access:Tokyo, Chuo-Ku, Ginza 2-2-14 Marronier Gate, 11 F
Lunch: Buffet Course (+ some ala carte items): 3,000 Yen We are adding extra food, hence the 3,000 Yen price. Further addition to the Ala carte menu is entirely possible!

For More Info: click here.

To register: click here.

SAiJ (21/01/14)


Asian Bands Exchange Concert in Senzoku

Dear everyone,

The Green-Tie Wind Ensemble from the Senzoku College of Music will be hosting a band exchange concert with Singaporean band members of the West Winds Community Band (Bukit Batok Community Club) and Nanyang Technological University Symphonic Band. This concert has been put together by Mr ITO Yasuhide, who is a widely acclaimed composer and conductor, and the band director of the Green-Tie Wind Ensemble.

Asian Bands Exchange Concert in Senzoku
Date: 19th December 2013, Thursday
Time: 18:30
Venue: Maeda Hall, Senzoku College of Music
Access: 8 minutes walk from Mizonokuchi (Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line)
or Musashi-Mizonokuchi (JR Nambu Line) Train Station, approx. 20 minutes from Shibuya Train station by Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line

For More Info: pls click here.

SAiJ (30/11/13)


English Instructor Volunteers Needed: July 28 - August 1, 2013

Dear everyone,

Please find below information for 4Days 3nights Soma Intensive English Workshop in Tribute to Yukika Soma for High School Students in Soma, Fukushima, Japan

For More Info: pls click here.

If you like to join, please kindly contact directly to the organiser Yukika Fund/ Fujiko Hara (mymy88mymy@hotmail.co.jp or Phone 090-9679-7953)


SAiJ (09/07/13)


NUS Alumni in Japan

Dear everyone,

We, Alumni of the National University of Singapore, have formed TOKYO chapter of "Alumnus" and plan several activities in a year. Most of our members are Japanese who have studied at the Business School or LKY School while some of them are Japanese who have the degrees other than MBA or MPP. We also have some Singaporean members.

This time, we will have a dinner gatheirng in April. The detail is the followings;

Day and Time April 19th (Fri) 19:30
Venue pls find information here
Fee Around 5,000yen

Since we are looking forward to interaction with Singaporean Alumni living in Japan, we are very happy to have you with us in April meeting.

If you like to join us, please contact Mr. Suetsugu AZAMI (s-azami@hhc.eisai.co.jp) by 12th of April (Fri) with your name, your degree and the year when you got the degree.


SAiJ (25/04/13)


SSAJ Event] Hanami 2013 (6th April 2013 @ Shinjuku Gyoen)

Dear everyone,

Ahhh, the cherry blossoms are blooming and its that beautiful time of the year again!
And, spring is never complete without good company under the pinkish glow of the cherry blossoms,right?

Yes you have guessed it, SSAJ, will be organizing Hanami 2013, a FUN flower viewing event with Singaporeans and friends alike to welcome the new semester for students in Japan, as well as welcoming the season in general for all of us Singaporeans in Tokyo.

Some of you might be wondering: isnt this too EARLY for hanami?

Well, the cherry blossom season is actually already underway in Tokyo!
This year, due to exceptionally high temperatures over the past few weeks, the cherry blossoms have already began blooming, as many of you would have already realised by seeing all the pink trees around.

So, SSAJ, for the welfare of everyone, will be organizing our Hanami event earlier this year!

Date: 6th April 2013, Saturday (Please note that event will be pushed to the 7th in case of inclement weather on the 6th.)
Location: Shinjuku Gyoen
Fee: Admission fee of 200yen/pax into Shinjuku Gyoen

For Reply Slip: Sign up for the event here.

SAiJ (25/03/13)


SSAJ Event] SSAJ Chinese New Year Lunch (All-You-Can-Eat)

Dear everyone,

You might be far away from home and missing all those delicious new year goodies... but don't miss the festive mood! Join us for our CNY celebration in Shinjuku! There'll be lots of fun, lots of laughter and lots of food (Buffet style!). Plus, there are ATTRACTIVE prizes (Top three prizes are Quo Card valued at 5000yen, 3000yen and 2000yen) to be won! So come join us! Oh, and invite your friends too! Date: February 10, 2013 (Sunday)
Location: Nankoku Tei Shinjuku Ten (Toei Shinjuku-sen 3cho-me, E1 Exit, By Foot 2mins
Fee: 2000yen for students (SSAJ will be absorbing 200yen for student participants), 2200yen for working adults (full price)

For Reply Slip: Sign up for the event here.

Thank you and here's to a great year of the snake for all!

SAiJ (01/02/13)


Autumn Yoga & Dance Retreat from 9-11 November 2012

Dear everyone,

Do Join us for the following:

Date: Friday,Nov 9th to Sun, Nov 11th 2012
Location: Manza Onsen Nisshinkan, Gunma Prefecture
Fee: Yen 57,000yen/per pax for 2 sharing
or Fee: 52,000yen/per pax for 4 sharing

Meals and Transportation included

We cannot take that many people with us, so this trip will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis, so please email your application to us not later than 26 October 2012.

Please email to saij.news@gmail.com indicating

(a) Names
(b) Number of participants
(c) Contact Numbers
(d) Type of rooms
(e) Attached retreat form

SAiJ (05/10/12)


MFA Smartphone App

Dear Singaporeans,

We would like to inform you that the Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs has launched its smartphone application (mfa@sg). The app is available on Iphone, Android phones and Ipad. The new smartphone application provides an easy platform for Singaporeans to eRegister. The application will also assist Singaporeans to locate the nearest Singapore Overseas Mission based on their current location, access consular information and services on-the-go. The MFA@SG app is now available for download at both Apple app store & Google Play (Android)"

SAiJ (16/06/12)


KABUKI Performance

Dear Singaporeans,

Dr Chua wishes to invite anyone who is interested in KABUKI Performance on Sunday, 19th Aug at 13:30pm.

Other than that we do not have further details about the KABUKI so for those interested, please kindly send him an email at chuasoopong@gmail.com

SAiJ (17/08/12)


Join us in Facebook

Singapore Embassy of Tokyo has launched its Facebook Page. Please type "Embassy of Singapore" in Facebook.

SAiJ (14/03/12)


A One Day Hiking Event 19 November 2011

Together with Iidabashii Language School, SAiJ would like to invite you to participate in this yearfs Hiking Event on Saturday, 19 November, 2011.

Top 5 Reasons to Go On this trip:

1: Get some fresh air and exercise.
2. Explore the outskirts of Tokyo
3: Get to know other people.
4: See the beauty of Japan in its autumn clothes
5: Have fun.

Meeting Point: Inside Shinjuku station, Platform 7, Car no. 1 of Holiday Express Okutama 3, bound for Okutama Time: 0800 am sharp (We will not wait for late comers)
Participation fee: Yen1,000/- per pax
Transportation cost : Not included
Total Transportation cost : One way/per pax Yen1,830/-
Food & Drinks: Not included,
Please bring your own food & drinks. (Bring what you need, because this is quite an guluh place.)

Please email to saij.news@gmail.com (The reply slip is provided on below attachmentl) indicating (a) Names and (b) Number of participants

For Reply Slip: pls click here.

SAiJ (02/11/11)


Year-end Reception for Singaporeans/PRs & Families

Dear Singaporeans / Singapore PRs,

Ambassador Tan Chin Tiong and Mrs Tan will once again be hosting the Year-End Reception to celebrate the close of 2011 with the Singapore community in Japan - the Singaporean version of Bonenkai. All Singapore Citizens, Singapore Permanent Residents and their family members are cordially invited to this event.

The details of the event are as follows:

Date: Saturday, 3 December 2011
Time: 1200 to 1400 hrs
Venue: Garden Island Cafe, Tokyo Prince Hotel
3-3-1 Shiba Koen, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-8560
Tel: (03) 5561-9176
Attire: Smart casual

RSVP: By Friday, 25 November 2011
(Please fax your response to (03)-5561-9176 or e-mail: shi_jialin@sgmfa.gov.sg to confirm your attendance. To enable us to cater sufficiently for our guests on that day, please indicate the number and names of the adults and children who will be attending the event. For security reasons, guests who do not RSVP may be refused entry.)

PLEASE DO NOT RSVP TO SAIJ.

SAiJ (02/11/11)


APPOINTMENT OF SINGAPOREfS HONORARY CONSUL-GENERAL IN OSAKA, JAPAN

Dear SAiJ Members,

The Government of the Republic of Singapore, with the agreement of the Government of Japan, has appointed Mr Yozo Shimano as Singapore's Honorary Consul-General in Osaka, Japan, with jurisdiction over the regions of Kinki, Chugoku, Shikoku, Kyushu and Okinawa.

Mr Shimano, 62, is the President of SHIMANO INC. Established in 1921, SHIMANO INC. is one of the world's leading multinational manufacturers of bicycle components as well as fishing and rowing equipment. SHIMANO INC.'s relationship with Singapore spans 38 years. The company opened its first offshore production plant at Jurong in 1973 and has continued to maintain a strong presence in Singapore till this day.

The contact details and office hours of the Singapore Honorary Consulate-General in Osaka are as follows:

Address : 3-77 Oimatsu-cho
Sakai-ku, Sakai City
Osaka 590-8577, Japan
Tel : 072-223-6911
Fax : 072-223-6913
Email : HCG-Osaka@sic.shimano.co.jp
Office Hours: 9.00 am to 11.30 am
(Monday to Friday)
Closed on weekends and local public holidays
SAiJ (31/10/11)


PROJECT MERLION

Dear SAiJ Members,

The Elections Department of Singapore (ELD) has requested us to disseminate information pertaining to the Press Release on the Restoration of Non-Voters' Names to the Registers of Electors (REs).

Please find more details: here
SAiJ (30/09/11)


CLOSURE OF THE SINGAPORE CONSULATE-GENERAL IN OSAKA?

Dear SAiJ Members,

This is to inform you that the Singapore Consulate-General's Office in Osaka will cease to operate with effect from Friday, 30 September 2011. Its functions will be taken over by an Honorary Consulate-General in Osaka which will be opened in a few weeks time. Further details will be announced in due course.
In the interim, Singaporeans who require consular assistance may contact the Singapore Embassy in Tokyo. Our contact details are as follows:

Address: 5-12-3 Roppongi
Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0032
Tel: +81(3) 3586 9111 and Fax: +81(3) 5561 9176

Emergency Duty Handphone (24-hours):
+81 (90) 3208 4122 and +81 (90) 2435 5543

SAiJ (30/09/11)


SINGAPORE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS 2011@OVERSEAS VOTING

Dear SAiJ Members,

The Elections Department (ELD) issued a press statement announcing that the
Writ of Election was issued on 3 August 2011 at 1712hr.

For more details: pls find here.

SAiJ (05/08/11)


PROJECT MERLION

Dear fellow Singaporeans,

We are extremely grateful for your kind and generous donations toward
Project Merlion in aid of the people affected by the March 11 events in Tohoku.

Please note that the fund raising for Project Merlion will be officially closed on
August 9th, Singapore's National Day.

Thank you again for your support!!

SAiJ (01/08/11)


SINGAPORE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS 2011: OVERSEAS VOTING

Dear SAiJ Members,

The Elections Department, Singapore, wishes to inform overseas Singaporeans that the
list of non-voters is ready for inspection and with this, non-voters are able to restore
their names to the Registers of Electors ("RE") and that overseas Singaporeans are also
allowed to register themselves as overseas electors for the Presidential Election
(if it is contested) via ELD's eServices.

Please kindly find
Detail 1

Detail 2

SAiJ (20/06/11)


Noel Gifts 10% discount period extended

Dear SAiJ Members,

Noel Gifts would like to extend a 10% discount throughout 2011 to all the members of SAJJ and SAiJ.

We have created a hyperlink, www.noelgifts.com/japan for you.
To enjoy the discount, simply enter the promotion code gJAPANh upon checkout.

SAiJ (25/02/11)


18 March 2011, DBL Series Talk

AN INVITATION

Dear Fellow Singaporeans,

The Overseas Singaporean Unit is proud to present to you, Distinguished Business Leader, Ms Olivia Lum, in Tokyo on 18 March 2011.

Date: 18 March 2011 (Friday)
Time: 1900 hrs - 2130 hrs (Registration starts at 1830 hrs)
Venue: Singapore Embassy
5-12-3 Roppongi, Minato-Ku, Tokyo 106-0032, Japan
Please kindly note the venue has been changed from Westin Hotel to Singapore Embassy

Attire: Business Attire
Event Type: For Business & Professional Only

A stand-up buffet dinner will be served to all guests.

For Event URL, please refer to the following link:
Click here



SAiJ (25/02/11)


SAiJ Sunday Coffee Morning

Let's meet fellow Singaporeans at the following event:

Date: February 27, Sunday
Time: 10am-12noon
Venue: Tully's at Akasaka
(After alighting at Akasaka station (subway), walk to Exit 2, Tully's coffee is just opposite it)

If you are interested, please RSVP by 24 February with your name, number of people attending and email to saij.events@gmail.com

Thank you for your strong support and we look forward to meeting all of you
and enjoying some lively Singaporean conversations at the Coffee Morning!

SAiJ (08/02/11)


Brunei Darussalam Week

Date: February 22(Tue) to 26(Sat)

gBrunei Darussalam Weekhwill be held at the ASEAN-Japan Hall, ASEAN-Japan Centre. It is to introduce gPeaceful Bruneih trough each representing company range of Handicraft, Food, IT, Travel Industry and Hotel Service in Brunei Darussalam. Please take this opportunity to exchange information with exhibitors. Cultural events will also be planned during the week. Please come and visit to our hall.

Please find more information here.
http://www.asean.or.jp/en/trade/department/event/list/2010/brunei-darussalam/brunei-darussalam-week
http://www.asean.or.jp/ja/trade/department/event/2010-1/brunei/bruneiev


SAiJ (08/2/11)


Jobs/Internship Opportunities with EDB

Jobs Details
With 23 Global Offices, EDB offers you the opportunity to kick start a high impact, international career today. Join us as we embark on a challenging journey to secure Singaporefs unfair share of global economic opportunities. Visit us at www.sedb.com/careers for details on positions available.

Internship Information
EDB is offering internship opportunities to bright, motivated individuals to join us as we embark on a challenging journey to secure Singaporefs unfair share of global economic opportunities. Applications for EDBfs Summer Internships 2011 are open! To apply, click here to check out the positions currently available. Applications close on 31 March 2011.


SAiJ (17/12/10)


Dialogue session between overseas Singaporeans in Tokyo

Date: Saturday, 11 December 2010
Time: 1pm
Venue: near Asakusa Temple: "O" restaurant

Interested parties please contact SAIJ.
saij.events@gmail.com

SAiJ (21/11/10)


Year-end Reception for Singaporeans/PRs & Families, Sat 4 Dec 2010

The Singapore Embassy in Tokyo is pleased to host a Year-End Reception for
our Singapore community in Japan. This will be an excellent occasion for
Singaporeans to come together and relax in each other's company over some
delicious Singaporean dishes.

All Singapore Citizens, Singapore Permanent Residents and their family
members are cordially invited. The details of the event are as follows:

Date: Saturday, 4 December 2010
Time: 1200 to 1400 hrs
Venue: Garden Island Cafe, Tokyo Prince Hotel
3-3-1 Shiba Koen, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-8560
Tel: (03) 5561-9176
Attire: Smart casual

RSVP: By Friday, 26 November 2010
(Please fax your response to (03)-5561-9176 or e-mail:
shi_jialin@sgmfa.gov.sg to confirm your attendance.

To enable us to cater sufficiently for our guests on
that day, please indicate the number and names of the adults
and children who will be attending the event.
For security reasons, guests who do not RSVP may be refused entry.)

SAiJ (21/10/10)


SAiJ Autumn Golf Competition 2010

Date: 5th November 2010 (Friday)
Venue: Tokyo Wan Country Club
Kuranami 1147, Sodegaura-shi, Chiba-ken, 299-0243
Tel : 04328-63-3211

pJg[Nu
299-0243tPYsg1147

Course : Kubota -> Kuranamai (vۓc -> g)
Tee off : 9:13, 9:20, 9:27, 9:34
Gathering time : 8:40 at the practice green
Participants : 16 members (4 groups)
Play Fee : 12,800yen/person (caddy fee included)
Participation Fee : 3,000 yen (including party fee of 1,500yen)
Prizes : First prize, near pin, driving contest
Scoring System : Double Peoria (V؃A)

Access
By car : About 1 hour drive from central Tokyo
By Train : Nearest station Nagaura (Uchibo-line) Y([)
Club bus available from Nagaura station (5mins)
Taxi about 900yen from Nagaura station
From Shinjuku station (1h41mins)
Shinjuku (JR Sobu-line) 6:15 -> 7:22
Chiba 7:27 (JR Uchibo-line) -> Nagaura 7:56

Entry
Dateline : First come first serve, latest 15th October 2010
Contact : Ong Ahkin (Ms) at ahkin_ong@hotmail.com
Please inform organizer if you need club bus, pickup 8:00 at Nagaura station

SAiJ (1/10/10)


SAiJ Sunday Coffee Morning

Let's meet fellow Singaporeans at the following event:

Date: September 26, Sunday
Time: 10am-12noon
Venue: Tully's at Akasaka
(After alighting at Akasaka station (subway), walk to Exit 2, Tully's coffee is just opposite it)

If you are interested, please RSVP by 22 September with your name, number of people attending and email to saij.events@gmail.com

Thank you for your strong support and we look forward to meeting all of you
and enjoying some lively Singaporean conversations at the Coffee Morning!

SAiJ (16/09/10)


Singapore Embassy in Tokyo hosts a reception for Singaporean students

Date: Saturday, 23 October 2010
Time: 1200 hours to 1330 hours
Venue: Singapore Embassy

Each year, the Singapore Embassy in Tokyo hosts a reception specially for Singaporean students who are studying in Japan. This year's reception will be held at the Embassy's premises.The attire is Smart Casual or Jacket without tie.

We sincerely hope you can join us. It would be a great time to catch up with one another and to establish new friendships with other Singaporeans, especially those who have recently arrived in Japan. A lunch buffet that would include some popular Singapore dishes will be served.

Please email Ms Shi Jialin (Email: shi_jialin@sgmfa.gov.sg) by Friday, 15 October 2010 stating your name, university/institution, how long you have been in Japan and contact number if you are able to attend. For security reasons, those who do not RSVP prior to the event may be refused entry on the day itself.

This reception is organised exclusively for Singaporean students in Japan.
Please refrain from inviting your non-Singaporean friends to attend the event.

We seek your cooperation and kind understanding.

SAiJ (16/09/10)


Commemorative Event of APEC Japan 2010 in Yokohama

Theme: Let's bring the world closer together through APEC:
Date: 28 September to 3 October 2010
Time: 11.00 am to 5.00 pm (28 September to 2 October 2010)
11.00 am to 4.00 pm (3 October 2010)
Venue: 2F, No.1 Bldg., Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse
Organiser: APEC Promotion Division, City of Yokohama

Exhibition by City of Yokohama and Different Organizations
An exhibit of 21 mosaic works of 21 APEC members' well-known scenic sites, and display of photographs of smiling faces of the citizens. Exhibition of panels, video presentation, workshops, hands-on exhibit introducing various cultures, history, international approaches and other issues related to APEC member economies.

Exhibition by Singapore Peranakan Association in Japan at Singapore Booth
The Singapore booth will introduce the unique and attractive world of Peranakan such as elegant craftworks, embroidered kebayas, beaded sandals, colorful ceramics and pottery wares, etc.

The Exhibit will cover the following:
(a) Sale of Singapore Sweets (b) Demonstration and Sale of Kebaya Embroidery (c) Demonstration of Bead Embroidery (d) Sale of Books on Peranakan

The Singapore Booth is supported by the Singapore Embassy and Singapore Tourism Board. More Details

SAiJ (16/09/10)


National Day Reception

Dear Singaporeans / Singapore PRs,

The Singapore Embassy in Tokyo is pleased to invite you and your spouse to a dinner reception to celebrate Singapore's 45th National Day which falls on 9 August 2010.

As August coincides with the Obon festival in Japan, our National Day Reception for Singaporeans in Tokyo has traditionally been held in September. In this regard, the details for this year's reception are appended below:

Date: Thursday, 9 September 2010
Time: 1830 to 2030 hrs
Venue: Hikari Room (2nd floor, Tower), Imperial Hotel
Attire: Lounge Suit

To allow for better interaction and networking, please note that the National Day Reception is for adults only. Singaporeans/PRs are welcomed to bring their children for the year-end lunch reception which would be held in December (details will be announced in November).

Kindly send in the attached Reply Slip by 31 August 2010 to confirm your attendance. For security reasons, Singaporeans who did not RSVP may be refused entry. We seek your understanding and cooperation and look forward to welcoming you at the reception.

RVSP-REPLY SLIP
MAP SAiJ (11/08/10)


Asia Junior Sports Exchange Games 2010

The Asia Junior Sports Exchange Games 2010 will be held from 27-29 Aug 10 (details at Annex).
Teams from Singapore will be participating in both the Badminton and Judo events.

More information about the Games

SAiJ (11/08/10)


Training for Tokyo Marathon 2011

Registration is up for Tokyo Marathon 2011!!
Application starts from August 1st to August 31st, 2010.

For anyone who is interested in training for the marathon, you may contact
Johnny Koh at johnnyjeddah@yahoo.com.

Details about Tokyo Marathon 2011

SAiJ (01/08/10)


School Placement Exercise for Returning Singaporeans 2010

Please be informed that MOE ha