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Feb.10,2022

A Briefing Session for Directors and Membership of JMA

JMA Chairman, Mr. H. Watanabe held a briefing session on the latest local situation for the directors and member companies of JMA based on the business trip to Myanmar in last January. Many member companies participated in the briefing session, which was held following the briefing for directors, and listened seriously to Chairman Watanabe's report in a conference room with measures for COVID-19.

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Dec. 2021

Congratulatory Message from JMA Chairman Mr. H. Watanabe : 20th Anniversary of MAJA(the Myanmar Association of Japan Alumni)

On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of MAJA, JMA Chairman sent a congratulatory message to it. MAJA was established on December 10, 2001, the National Day of the Union of Myanmar, by 49 members. Many of the founding members were students in Japan during World War II (1943-1945) and are also patrons of the association.
MAJA has been contributing to the society through its main activities such as spread of Japanese language including the Japanese Speech Contest, which JMA also support, support for study in Japan, and cultural exchange with Japan. More than 3,000 people are currently members.

November 25, 2021

A Briefing Session for Directors

The meeting was held to discuss the latest situation in Myanmar, 10 months after the declaration of the state of emergency on February 1.
JMA Director Mr. Y. Watanabe gave a report on the latest situation in the region to the JMA Directors based on his business trip from mid-September to mid-November.

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November 13, 2021

22nd Japanese Speech Contest supported by JMA

The 22nd Japanese Speech Contest was hosted and organized by the Embassy of Japan in Myanmar, the Japan Foundation Yangon Cultural Center and the Myanmar Association of Japan Alumni (MAJA) on November 13 and JMA supported the event as usual. Under the situation of the spread of COVID-19 in Myanmar, it was held online basis as in the previous year.
78 people from all over Myanmar applied for the contest and 15 people who passed the preliminary contest participated in the final contest on the day. In the presence of H.E. Mr. MARUYAMA Ichiro, Ambassador of Japan to Myanmar, five people were awarded prizes.

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October1, 2021

A Briefing Session for Directors

JMA Chairman, Mr. H. Watanabe and Director, Mr. Y. Watanabe visited Myanmar from mid to late September, around eight months after the declaration of a state of emergency on February 1, 2021. After returning to Japan, Mr. H. Watanabe held a briefing session on October1, to report to JMA Directors on his trip.

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