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JET Information Session

August 14, 2021

The Sister Association is please to announce that it, in partnership with Saint Mary's University, the Embassy of Japan in the Philippines, and  the JETAA Philippines chapter will host a webinar on September 11, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. 

The aim of the event is to introduce the Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme to the eligible individuals in Bayombong. The webinar will cover different topics ranging from eligibility requirements, tips for the application process, and stories of former JET participants from the Philippines. 

The Sister City Association believes that the quality of education offered by the different schools in the province of Nueva Vizcaya will prepare their students for applying to the prestigious programme. 

 

Note that all Zoom slots have been filled. But, the event will also be livestreamed via Facebook Live for the general public to view. 

For our recent JET Webinar(s) please click here.

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Connect now with JETAA Philippines, the official JET Alumni Association for Filipinos.

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Learn more at: jetaainternational.org

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PHILAJAMES is the country's governing association of MEXT Almuni.

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Message from Ambassador Koshikawa

It is my pleasure to share my heartfelt congratulations to the Bayombong-Gonohe Sister City Association on its 38th founding anniversary… The association’s efforts to create meaningful ties between the cities of Bayombong and Gonohe is a reflection of our shared milestone. 

I hope that the Bayombong-Gonohe Sister City Association’s unwavering dedication to fortifying their cultural intersections ripple larger impacts into the future.
 

Message from Ambassador Laurel

I wish to express my warmest felicitations to the Bayombong Gonohe Sister City Association… the association's steadfast activities for people-to-people exchanges between the two cities were great steps toward the lasting friendship rooted in appreciation and respect for the cultural uniqueness of each country.

As we continue to hope for a brighter post-pandemic future, I wish everyone good health and success. 
 

Q&A with President Miura Masana

In a brief interview with the former Gonohe Mayor and current Gonohe International Association President, Miura Masana answered and elaborated on some questions regarding his role, his experiences, and his hopes with and for the sister city relationship of Bayombong and Gonohe. 

Message from President Prescilla Marcos

President of the Bayombong Sisterhood Association and current municipal council member, the Hon. Prescilla Marcos shares her message to the townsfolk of Bayombong and Gonohe.

MESSAGES AND INSIGHTS

MEXT Webinar

JET Webinar for Marian Applicants

The Sister Association is please to announce that it, in partnership with Saint Mary's University, the Embassy of Japan in the Philippines, and  the PHILAJAMES will host a webinar on March 12, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. 

The Sister Association along with Saint Mary's University will hold a Zoom call with interested Marian applicants to the JET Programme via Zoom on October 3, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:300 AM. For all interested participants please contact Dr. Zayda Asuncion of SMU's English language department. 

JET Webinar

The Sister Association is please to announce that it, in partnership with Saint Mary's University, the Embassy of Japan in the Philippines, and  the JETAA Philippines chapter will host a webinar on September 11, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. 

May 2021 Newsletter out now!

The May 2021 Newsletter highlights the changing season for Japan and the Philippines. Click here to view and download our latest newsletter now. 

15th Japan Int'l Manga Awards

Submissions for the 15th Japan International Manga Awards were opened by the Japanese Embassy in Manila on April 13, 2021. More details can be found by clicking here

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There have been a total of 17 official municipal delegations in the 37 years of the Bayombong Gonohe Sister City Association. 

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