【01】Activity Report

★ Disaster Support for Foreign Residents ★

■ FY 2018 1st Osaka Prefectural Foreign Resident

Disaster Support Network Meeting

★ Community Volunteer Interpreter Training ★

★ International Student Support ★

at Orion International House

■ Orion House Local Community Gathering

(Welcome Party)

★ Jointly Sponsored One Day Consultations

for Foreign Resident ★

【Notcie】 FY 2018 Simple Japanese Program

【02】The Current State of Cross-cultural Awareness

Education in Osaka Prefecture Classrooms

OFIX's Efforts for Cross-cultural Awareness

- Reviewing FY 2017 Results -

◆ Acknowledging and Nurturing Each Other's Differences

in the Classroom

Kadoma Dai-Yon Junior High School Takumi Maetsuka

◆ Kawachinagano Educational Media Center's Distance

Learning and Interaction Lessons with Overseas Schools

Kawachinagano Educational Media Center

Shoji Umeda

【03】Roundtable Talk with OFIX Cross-cultural Awareness

Education Foreign Supporters

- in OFIX’s Meeting Room -

■ OFIX Cross-cultural Awareness Education Foreign

Supporter Training

【04】Notice

◆ NTrainees Finalized for the 2018 Ando Program

◆【Notice from Osaka Prefectural Government】

2018 8.8 Million Drill on Wednesday, September 5!

Participants Wanted

◆ Looking for Orion International House residents

from Fall 2018

◆【JICA Osaka Desk】

Seeking Participants for the 2018 Development and

International Education Seminar (Introduction)

〈now finished〉

◇ Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents

◇ Looking for Banner Ads for OFIX Website!

◇ Want to become a supporting member of OFIX?

◇ Towards the 2025 World Expo In Osaka-Kansai


【01】Chairman’s Inaugural Address

OFIX Chairman Hidetaka Yoshikawa

【02】Activity Report

Disaster Support for Foreign Residents
(OFIX Co-hosted Disaster Awareness Events)

(NGO) Tondabayashi Intercultural Communication Center (Co-hosted by OFIX)
Emergency Drills for Foreign Citizens

(NGO) Neyagawa city International Exchange
& Friendship Association (Co-hosted by OFIX)
Hands-on Disaster Training Tour with Foreign Residents

International Association Network Osaka Event ★

Consultation by Lawyers & Disaster Prevention Course & Universal Community Kitchen for Foreigners

Consultation Services for Foreign Residents ★

The 2nd FY 2017 Osaka Prefectural Network Meeting for Counselors at Help Desks Providing Administrative Information to Foreigners

Free One-Day Consultation Services
for Foreign Residents

International Student Support ★

Career Counselling for International Students

Participants Support Council of the Japanese-Language Institute,
Kansai“A Gathering to Express Our Thanks”

One World Festival ★

【03】The Current State of OFIX’s Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents

OFIX’s Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents Based on FY 2017 Consultation Statistics
《 Portuguese-speaking Counselor Gysa Kumakawa 》
《 Thai-speaking Counselor Eiko Takase 》

Notice from Osaka Information Service
for Foreign Residents

【04】Notice

New Versions of “Naruhodo Guide” for Disaster-related Volunteer Interpreters/Translators

OFIX Mid-Term Management Plan (FY 2018 - FY 2022)

Participants Wanted

Seeking Supporters for the 2018 OFIX Cross-cultural Awareness Education Program!

Seeking Trainees for the 2018 Osaka Invitational Program for Short Term Overseas Trainees in Architecture and Arts (Ando Program)

JICA Volunteers Wanted for Spring 2018

  • Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
  • Looking for Banner Ads for OFIX Website!
  • Want to become a supporting member of OFIX?
  • Towards the 2025 World Expo In Osaka-Kansai

【01】New Year’s Reflections
Striving towards wider-area collaborative multilingual
support for foreign residents
OFIX Administrative Director, Masane Odaka

【02】Activity Report
★ FY 2017 Osaka Invitational Program for Short Term
 Overseas Trainees
 in Architecture and Arts (Ando Program)
★ Wider-Area Disaster Support Simulation Training led
 by the Hosting Organization of the Kinki Region
 Liaison Council of Local Associations
 for International Relations
★ Disaster Support for Foreign Residents
■ The 2nd Osaka Prefectural Network Meeting for
 Supporting Foreigners in a Disaster
■Toyonaka Multilingual Disaster Information Center
 Training Drill (Co-hosted by OFIX)
■ FY 2017 Training for Disaster-Related
 Volunteer Interpreters and Translators
★ Networking with Related Organizations ★
■Ritsumeikan University’s International Exchange Festival
 “Asia Week”
■The 20th International Friendship Festival
★ International Student Support ★
at Orion International House
 (Osaka Prefectural Sakai International Hall)
■Orion International House Evacuation Drill
■Local Exchange Event (Winter Party)

【03】Disaster Preparation Workshop for International Student
   Coordinators Lecture:
   International Student Support Activities
   during the Kumamoto Earthquake
● International Student Support Activities
   during the Kumamoto Earthquake
   Shinnosuke Takahashi, Assistant Professor,
   Faculty of Global Human Sciences, Kobe University

【04】One-Day Consultation Services for Foreign Residents
◆OFIX held one day consultation events
 Takaishi City/ Sakai City/ Shijonawate City/ Fujiidera City

◆One day consultation events will be held
(1)Co-hosted by Daito City and OFIX:
  One Day Consultation for Foreign Residents
(2)Co-hosted by Hannan City and OFIX:
  Free Consultation for Foreign Residents

Notice
◆Seeking Banner Ads for the English OFIX homepage!
◆Sakai International Hall- Orion International House:
 Tenants wanted from Spring!
◆OFIX Booth at the 25th One World Festival!

◇ Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
◇ Looking for Banner Ads for OFIX Website!
◇ Want to become a supporting member of OFIX?
◇ Towards the 2025 World Expo In Osaka-Kansai

【01】Activity Report
OFIX Programs and Efforts in Fiscal Year 2017
★ FY 2017 Osaka Prefectural Support System ★
for Foreigners in Times of Disasters
■First Training Session
■Second Training Session
★ 2017 Osaka Invitational Program for Short Term Overseas
 Trainees in Architecture and Arts (Ando Program)★
★ Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents ★
■1st Osaka Prefectural Network Meeting for Counselors
 at Help Desks Providing Administrative Information
 to Foreigners
★ 【Development and International Education Seminar】 ★
■2017 Development and International Education
 Seminar (Introduction)
★ International Student Support ★
■Nara Nigiri-sumi (Squeezing Ink) Making Experience and
 Osaka City Abeno Life Safety Learning Center Visit
 Bus Tour
■Sakai International Hall (Orion International House)
 Student Gathering (Takoyaki Party)

【02】Welcome to OFIX!
● OFIX Planning Officer, Planning and Promotion Section
 Achim Wagner
● 【JICA Osaka Desk】
 JICA Kansai Coordinator for International Cooperation
 Satoko Nabeuchi

【03】Current Efforts by and Future Challenges for Local
   Governments Looking to Realize a Multicultural Society
● Efforts Required by Local Governments to Achieve
 Regional Multiculturalism
Representative Director of the NPO National Managerial Council for Multicultural Information & Assistance
Taro Tamura
● Our Collaborative Efforts with Kyotango City
 to Promote Multiculturalism
Secretary General of Kyotango City International Association
Tomoko Asada
● Yao City’s Measures to Promote Multiculturalism
Assistant Chief of the Yao City Office
Cultural and International Affairs Division
Koji Kawazoe

【04】Notice
●One-Day Consultation Services for Foreign Residents
●OFIX Booth at Ritsumeikan University’s Asia Week
●【JICA Osaka Desk】
Seeking Participants for the 2017
「Development and International Education Seminar: Practical Program No. 1

◇ Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residentsbr
◇ Looking for Banner Ads for OFIX Website!
◇ Wanted to become a supporting member of OFIX?
◇ Towards the 2025 World Expo In Osaka-Kansai

【01】Activity Report
OFIX Programs and Efforts in Fiscal Year 2017
★ FY 2017 Osaka Prefectural Support System for
Foreigners in Times of Disasters Program ★
■ The 1st Osaka Prefectural Network Meeting for
Supporting Foreigners in a Disaster
■ Emergency Shelter Experience and Multilanguage
SupportCenter in Times of Disasters Operations
Training Drill
★ International Understanding Education
Foreign Supporter Training ★
★ Consultation Service for Foreign Residents
《OFIX Co-Hosted Event》
■ Izumi City’s One-Day Consultation Service for
Foreign Residents
■  Izumisano Cross-cultural Association’s (ICA)
Free Information & Advice for Foreign Residents
★ Community Interpreting Training★
■ 2017 Training Session for Community
Volunteer Interpreters
★ OISEC Program★
■ 2017 Osaka Global School Plus Short-term
Study Abroad Preparation Class
【02】Column Article《My National Pride》
● Summer in Egypt
Osaka International Understanding Foreign Supporter
Moaz Mohsen
【03】The Current State of Consultations for
Foreign Residents in Osaka Prefecture
- Based on the Results of FY 2016 -
● OFIX’s Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
Based on FY 2016 Consultation Statistics
● The Current State of Our Consultation Service
for Foreign Citizens
Minoh Association For Global Awareness (MAGFA)
Peter SAKAGUCHI
【04】Notice
● Trainees for the 2017 Ando Program Finalized
● 【Notice from Osaka Prefectural Government】
The Sixth Osaka 8.8 Million Drill
on Tuesday September 5th!
【05】Participants wanted
● Orion Dormitory residents wanted from fall 2017
● 【JICA Osaka Desk】
Seeking Participants for the 2017 Development
and International Education Seminar (Introduction)
◇ Editor’s Note
◇ Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
◇ Looking for Banner Ads for OFIX Website!
◇ Wanted to become a supporting member of OFIX?

【01】OFIX Programs and Efforts in Fiscal Year 2017
【02】Activity Report
■ Osaka Multilanguage Support Center in Times of
Disasters Operations Training Drill
★ Assistance for Foreigners in Times of Disasters
(Disaster-Prevention and Related Training) ★
■ International Friendship Association of Ibarakiand
OFIX Co-hosted Event: Citizens and Foreign Residents
Community Gathering
■ Association for Toyonaka Multicultural Symbiosis and
OFIX Co-hosted Event:
The 2017 Toyonaka Multicultural Symbiosis Forum
Supporting Foreigners in a Large-scale Disaster :
What direction should we strive towards?
■ Suita International Friendship Association (SIFA) and
OFIX Co-hosted Event: Osaka City Abeno Life Safety
Learning Center Study Tour :
From Classroom to Hands-on Learning!
★ Consultation Service for Foreign Residents ★
■ The 2nd FY 2016 Osaka Prefectural Network Meeting for
Counselors at Help Desks Providing Administrative
Information to Foreigners
■ Kadoma City’s One-Day Free Consultation Service for
Foreign Residents
【Network Osaka】
■ FY 2016 International Association Network Osaka
Free Consultation Service for Foreign Residents
★ Osaka Prefectural Internationalization Strategy
Executive Committe★
■ Osaka Global School
Australia Study Course 2nd graduating class
★ One World Festival
■ The 24th One World Festival
★ JICA Osaka Desk
【03】Local Government Efforts at Providing Hands-on
Foreign Language Activities
-Developing the Foundation for Globally-Minded People-
● Toyonaka City and the Association for Toyonaka
Multicultural Symbiosis’ Efforts
to Improve Hands-on Foreign Language Activities
Secretary-General of the Association for
Toyonaka Multicultural Symbiosis
Takashi Yamanoue
● Tadaoka Town’s English Activity Program
to Help Develop Global Human Resources
Director-General of Tadaoka Town Board of Education
Masayuki Doi
【04】Column Article 《My National Pride》
OFIX Coordinator for International Relations
Jesse de Carteret
【05】Notice
● "Omotenashi Station "Now Open!
● OFIX Website Guide for Daily Living for Foreign Residents of Osaka
【06】Participants wanted
● Seeking Trainees for the 2017 Ando Program!
● Looking for Supporters for the 2017
OFIX International Understanding Education Program!
● JICA Volunteers Wanted for Spring 2017
◇ Bora-chan’s Corner
◇ Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
◇ Looking for Banner Ads for OFIX Website!
◇ Looking for supporting members

【01】New Year's Reflections
Striving towards a safe and trusted international metropolis
OFIX Administrative Director Masane Odaka
【02】Activity Report
■The 2016 Osaka Invitational Program
for Short Term Overseas
Trainees in Architecture and Arts(Ando Program)
○ Upon finishing the Ando Program ○
Brahmani Tripuraneni (Trainee from India)
★ One-day Information Service for Foreign Residents ★
*******【Consultation Services for Citizens】*******
■ Izumiotsu City Hall
One-Day Information Service for Foreign Residents
■ Takaishi City Hall
Free Comprehensive Consultation
for Takaishi City Residents
*****************************************
■ Tadaoka-cho: Free Consultation for Foreign Residents
■ Shijonawate City: Consultation for Foreign Residents
■ Daito City: One Day Consultation for Foreign Residents
★ Affiliated Organizations Network ★
■ The 19th International Friendship Festival
★ International Student Support ★
at Orion International House (Sakai International Hall)
■ Orion International House Evacuation Drill
■ Orion International House
Local Exchange Event (Winter Party)
◎Report◎ Chu Zhao yi
★ Disaster-Related Foreigner Support
(Disaster Preventaion and Drill) ★
■ Sakai and OFIX Co-hosted Event:
Disaster Prevention Workshop for Foreign Residents
■ (NPO) Tondabayashi Intercultural Communication Center
and OFIX Co-hosted Event:
Disaster Prevention Workshop
and Bus Tour - Let's experience a virtual earthquake!
【03】State of Employment Opportunities
and Support for International Students in Osaka
● Multicultural Coexistence in an Era of Population Decline
- Company Training System for International Students
Koji Nishimura, Manager Career Support
● Student Interns Making Our Communities
Daisuke Kawai, Program Manager of Minoh Association
For Global Awareness
● The International Student Exchange Effort of Sakai City
Tatsuhiro Oku of International Division International Affairs
Department Culture and Tourism Bureau
Sakai City goverment
【04】Topics
◆ Looking for Banner Advertisements for OFIX's Website!
【05】Notice
● FAQ for Foreign Residents has been renewed!
● Sakai International Hall - Orion International House:
Tenants wanted from Spring!
● OFIX Booth at One World Festival!
◆ "Naruhodo Guide", an Interpreation and Translation
Volunteers' Guide During Disasters Korean-Japanese
Version now available
◆ For Foreigners Emergency Guide (Earthquake)
Vietnamese-Japanese and Filipino-Japanese versions
now available!
◇ Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
◇ Looking for Banner Advertisements
◇ Looking for supporting members

【01】Activity Report
Lecture "Discussing Assistance for Foreigners in a Disaster:
Results and Challenges from the Kumamoto Earthquake"
***********★Volunteer Training★***********
Community Interpreting & Translation Training
■Co-hosted by Kawachi Nagano International
Friendship Association and OFIX
Helping Each Other: Learn About it and Give it a Try:
Community Interpreting and Translation
Volunteer Interpreter & Translator Training
■Co-hosted by Izumi City, Izumi International Exchange
Association and OFIX - Disaster Prevention & Drill
Foreigner Assistance in the Event of a Disaster
■OFIX-hosted Advanced Training Session
***********************************************
★Development of Human Global Resources★
■Dai-Yu-Kyo Foundation of International Exchange,
Assistance & Research 5th Open Discussion with
Consulates Generalof Osaka
■2016 Osaka Invitational Program for Short Term Overseas
Trainees in Architecture and Arts (Ando Program)
★Information Service for Foreign Residents★
■Free Information Service for Foreign Residents
Co-hosted by Sakai City and OFIX
■1st Osaka Prefectural Network Meeting for Counselors
at Help Desks Providing Administrative Information
to Foreigners
★International Student Support★
■Disaster Workshop for International Student Leaders of
Higher Education Schools
■Career Counselling for International Students
■Sakai International Hall (Orion International House)
Residents' Social Gathering (Potluck Party)
★From Osaka JICA Desk★
■Development and International Education Seminar:
Introductory/Hands-on Experience Program
【02】The Current State and Future of Multicultural
Coexistence Facing Local Governments
●The Promotion of Multicultural Coexistence by Local
Governments
Masashi Ito Director, International
Affairs Office, Local Administration Bureau, Ministry
of Internal Affairs and Communications
●The Assistance Efforts for Foreign Nationals Residing
in Matsubara City
Chika Sato Civic Collaboration Section,
Civic Collaboration Division, Matsubara City
【03】Notice
● One Day Consultation Service for Foreigners
(OFIX Co-hosted Program)
【04】Topics
◆ Looking for FY 2016 Autumn JICA Volunteers
◆ FY 2016 Osaka Multilingual Support Center in Times of
Disaster Training to be conducted! (Scheduled)
◇ Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
◇ Editor's Note

【01】Activity Report
《The 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake Multilingual Support Activity Report》
OFIX Multilingual Assistance Chief
■2016 Training Programs
1)Training for Counsellors and Interpreters
2)Community Interpreter Volunteer Training
■2016 Language Volunteer Training
■2016 Volunteer Interpreter and Translator Training
in Times of a Disaster (For Beginners)
★International Understanding Education
Foreign Supporter Training
★Disaster Prevention Drill for International Students
***********★Programs Co-hosted by OFIX★***********
★One-Day Free Information & Advice for Foreign Residents
■Information Service for Foreign Residents
(NPO)Izumisano Cross-cultural Association
■Consultation Service for Foreign Residents
Izumi City
***********************************************
★One-Day Free Information & Advice for Foreign Residents
【02】Current State of Consultation Services for Foreign Residents in Osaka Prefecture
●Current State of Higashiosaka City's Consultation Service International Information Plaza of Higashiosaka City
●Assisting Foreign Residents via Services such as Consultation Days and Future Prospects
Izumisano City's Civic Cooperation Section
【03】Feature Article Communicating with Foreign Residents
■Creating and Improving Lines of Communication together with the Dissemination of Information
―Through Surveying the Foreign Resident Community
and Creating a Portal Site―
Kanagawa International Foundation
【04】JICA Osaka Office
◎The 2016 Development and International Education Seminar
(Introductory/Hands-on Experience Program)
Seeking Participants!
【05】Topics
◆Selection of Trainees for the 2016 Ando Program
◆【A Notice from the Osaka Prefectural Government】
The Fifth Osaka 8.8 Million Drill on Monday
September 5th!
【06】Notice
●Orion Dormitory residents wanted from fall 2016
●Osaka Prefectural Internationalization Strategy Executive Committee (OISEC)
Seeking International Students to participate in Paid-
Internships
◇ Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
◇ Editor's Note

【01】Administrative Director Inauguration Address
OFIX Administrative Director Masane Odaka
【02】Activity Report
《OFIX Programs for the 2016 Fiscal Year》
■Emergency Drill for Operating the Osaka
Multilingual Support Center in Times of Disasters
■2015 Fiscal Year Review Meeting
■The 23rd One World Festival
■Ikeda Multicultural Center (IMC)
Volunteer Training Workshop
******<OFIX Disaster-Prevention Programs Co-hosted
with International Exchange Organizations> ******
●「Disaster-Prevention Bus Tour for Foreigners」
Izumiotsu International Exchange Organization,
Izumiotsu City
●「Assisting Foreigners in a Large-scale Disaster - Seminar」
Toyonaka City,
Association for Toyonaka Multicultural Symbiosis
(ATOMS)
●「Emergency Drill for Foreign and
Local Community Residents」
International Friendship Association of Kishiwada
***********************************************
★Paid Internships Presentation
by International Students
★JICA Volunteers'
Courtesy Call to Osaka Prefectural Government
【03】The Current State of Multilingual Assistance Programs
■Municipal Government Multilingual Assistance Programs
NPO National Managerial Council for Multicultural
Information & Assistance
Executive Director Hikaru Toki
■ Efforts Towards Intercity Cooperation of Multilingual
Assistance Programs in Times of Disaster
Suita International Friendship Association (SIFA)
○○○○○○○ Volunteer Correspondence ○○○○○○○
Working as a Translator After the Tohoku Earthquake
OFIX Registered Translator/Interpreter Peng Qiong Lin
○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○
【04】Notice
◎Please use our For Foreigners Emergency Guide
(Earthquake)
◎A guidebook for local governments to establish their
own consultation service, titled "Consultation Services
for Foreign Residents" is now available
【05】Participants Wanted
◆Language Volunteer Training
◆Community Interpreter Training
◆Volunteer Interpreter Training in Case of a Disaster
●Application Guidelines for the 2016 Osaka Invitational Program for Short-Term Overseas Trainees in Architecture and Arts (Ando Program)
●Looking for JICA Volunteers
◇ Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
◇ Editor's note


【01】New Year's Reflections
■Striving for a Volunteer Society
OFIX Administrative Director Yoshihide Domoto
【02】Activity Report
■Discussing the Osaka Multilingual Support Center
in Times of Disasters Through staff training
OFIX Advertising Chief Kayo Abe
【03】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Consultation Update for this Fiscal Year (FY2015)
(April 2015 - E nd of November 2015)
■Local Consultation Assistance for Foreign Residents
Co-hosting One-day Consultations for Foreigners
with Local Municipalities in Osaka Prefecture
■Reports by Registered Counselors
● Spanish Counselor Mari Hontsu
● Vietnamese Counselor Yuuki Kawame
● Chinese Counselor Ma Yingyun
【04】Activity Report
○○○○○○○ Sakai International Hall ○○○○○○○
Greetings from Orion International House
◎ Orion International House Evacuation Drill
◎ Orion International House Local Exchange Event
(Winter Party)
◎ Orion International Resident Assistant Introduction
Yoshito Takagi
○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○
■The 18th Friendship Exchange Festival
■The 2nd Osaka Prefectural Network Meeting for Counselors
at Help Desks Providing Administrative Information to
Foreigners
******** OFIX Co-hosting Activity Report ******
■Free One-day Consultation for Foreigners
/International Friendship Association of Kishiwada
**************************
【05】Topics
■OFIX to participate in the Osaka Prefectural
Government's earthquake and tsunami disaster drills
for this fiscal year!
■Ikeda Multicultural Center has opened!
【06】Announcements
◎The 2016 One World Festival
◎Sakai International Hall - Orion International House:
Tenants wanted from April 2016


【01】Volunteer Activities of OFIX
■The OFIX Volunteer System
■Multilingual Support in Times of Disasters
-Kinki CLAIR Activities-
●Development Course for People Specializing
in Multicultural Society
-Taking the Multicultural Societies Foundation Course-
Yuka Yoshikawa, Senior Planning Officer
【02】People Active as OFIX Volunteers
■OFIX Host Family Kenichiro Takashiba
Trainee from India who stayed with the Takashiba Family
(Bhimala Krishna Chaitanya)
■OFIX Language Volunteer (Spanish) Minako Inoue
【03】2015 Ando Program
【04】Activity Report
***** OFIX Joint Projects *****
■OFIX Disaster Prevention Drill with International
Friendship Association of Ibaraki
"Exchange between City Residents and Foreign Residents
-Preparing Together-"
■Interpretation Training with Sakai City
(Culture and Tourism Bureau International Affairs
Department International Affairs Division)
"Community Interpretaion Training
-First time interpreting in the field of health and welfare-"
**************************
■Disaster Prevention Workshop for Staff from
Higher Educational Institutions in charge of
International Students
■Crime Prevention Lecture for
Orion International House Residents
【05】Notice
◎Joint Activity with OFIX:
Free One-Day Consultation for Foreigners
【06】Did you Know?
◎The "Personal ID Card" with your My Number
【07】Introduction of the New OFIX Coordinator for
International Relations -I am the New CIR!-


【01】Providing Support to Foreigners at Times of Disasters
■Enhancing Support to Foreigners in Times of Disasters
■Multilingual Support Centers in Times of Disasters to
Provide Assistance to Distant Affected Areas
★ NPO National Council for Multicultural Corporate
Managers
【02】Preparing for Large Scale Disasters - Foreign Residents
and Governments
★From the Experience of Managing the Multilingual
Support Center in Times of Disasters
【03】Activity Report
■Comprehensive Disaster-Prevention Drill for International
Students and Others
■Career Counseling for International Students
■International Education Seminar (JICA Kansai Report)
【04】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Counselor Interpreters' Training
■2015 1st Osaka Prefectural Network Meeting for
Counselors at Help Desks Providing Administrative
Information to Foreigners
■OFIX Co-sponsored Events: One-Day Consultation
Service for Foreigners
【05】Notice
◎Call for New Residents to Orion International House
in October
◎Please "Like" our OFIX Facebook posts.
■【Notice from Osaka Prefectural Government】
2015 Population Census –Change in Census this 2015
■Notice from Osaka Prefectural Internationalization
Strategy Executive Committee
◎Accepting applications for Osaka Global School
Australia Course!
◎A new website on studying in Osaka in Vietnamese
language!


【01】International Understanding Education Program
■International Understanding Education Supporter Training
■Completing the International Understanding Education
Supporter Training
★ Foreign Supporter talk
■Lodih Pable (Philippines)
■Wang Lei (China)
【02】Activity Report
■Foreign Residents' Meeting
■OFIX Co-sponsored Events: One Day Consultation Service
for Foreigners Shijonawate City/ Izumi City
■Interpreter and Translator Volunteer Training
【03】Osaka International Residence Orion International House
■Towards an Outstanding International Residence,
in times of Peace or Disaster
--Improving Disaster Prevention Consciousness with the
Local Community--
★Orion Residents Roundtable Discussion
【04】Notice
Editorial Note


【01】FY 2015 Program Plan
【02】Progress of Main Projects
■Basic Study on Volunteer Policies
【03】Activity Report
■Towards Internationalization within the Prefecture
—Interview with a Practioner: Ikeda City
■OFIX Joint Projects
【04】International Network
■Introduction of the Solomon Islands
■Upon Completing the Osaka Invitational Program for Short Term Overseas Trainees in Architecture and Arts
【05】JICA Osaka Desk
【06】Notice
■Completion of the "Naruhodo Guide for Interpreter and Translator Volunteers during Disasters"!
■Call for Participants


■Results of a Basic Study on Foreigner Consultation
【01】Activity Report
■1-Day Consultation for Foreigners Co-sponsored by
Local Municipalities
■Association for Toyonaka Multicultural Symbiosis
Community Interpreter Volunteer Training
(Co-sponsored by OFIX)
■22nd One World Festival
■Overseas Study Forum
■Overseas Emigrants Family Association Lecture
■Career Counseling for International Students
(Job-Hunting Sonic in Harukas)
【02】Notice
■The OFIX Official Facebook Page
【03】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Immigration Law will Change from April 1, 2015
【04】Staff Introduction
■Hello
【05】JICA Volunteer Activity Report
■Osaka People Active in the World
Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteer(The Kyrgyz
Republic/Tourism Industry) Takahiro Imazu


■New Year's Reflections
【01】Activity Report
■2014 Training for Interpreter/Translator Volunteers
during Disasters
■Disaster Prevention Workshop for International
Student Administrators in Higher Educational Institutions
■Disaster Drill for Foreigners
■2nd Osaka Prefecture Local Municipalities
Internationalization Promotion Liaison Conference
■The 17th International Exchange Festival
■Orion Dormitory Community Exchange Party
【02】A Farewell to OFIX
【03】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Counselors' Network Meeting --The Industrial Training
and Technical Internship Program
【04】JICA Volunteer Activity Report
■Osaka People Active in the World
Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteer(The Kyrgyz
Republic/Tourism Industry) Takahiro Imazu


【01】Activity Report
■JAPAN OSAKA Study-abroad Fair in Indonesia
■Sakai City Community Volunteer Interpreter Training
■Counselling for Foreigners Co-hosted by OFIX
■Earthquake/Tsunami Experience
【02】Osaka Invitational Program for Short-Term Overseas
 Trainees in Architecture and Arts
【03】International Understanding Education: Introducing
 Our Supporters
【04】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Japanese Language Study
【05】JICA Volunteer Activity Report
■Osaka People Active in the World
Senior Overseas Cooperation Volunteer
(Republic of Fiji/waterworks) Hajime Nozaki


【01】Activity Report
■Integrated Disaster Training for International Students
■Disaster Prevention Training Jointly Sponsored with
International Associations in Local Municipalities
【02】International Understanding Education
■Visit to Nagai Elementary School
■"2nd Moriguchi de World"
【03】France ESSEC Business School Student Training
■About the Essec Hirakata Training
■Comment from a Participating Student
【04】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Procedures for Converting your Foreign Driver's License
to a Japanese One
【05】JICA Volunteer Activity Report
■Osaka People Active in the World
Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteer (Rwanda, Math
and Science Teacher) Akira Sakiyama

【01】Greetings from the New Director
【02】Notice from OFIX
■Orion Hall Welcome Party
■Basic Study on the Ideal Consultation of Foreigners in Osaka Prefecture
■2014 Community Interpreter Volunteer Training
■International Understanding Education Foreign Supporter Training
【03】Trainee Introduction
■OFIX Intern Priscilla Maharani
【04】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■2014 Skill Up Training for Counselors and Interpreters
【05】Local International Exchange Association Corner
■Tondabayashi Intercultural Communication Center
【06】JICA Volunteer Activity Report
■Osaka People Active in the World
Japan Overseas Coorperation Volunteer (2011 3rd
Batch, Benin, Youth Activities) Chinami Sanjo

【01】OFIX Activities in 2014
【02】Notice from OFIX
■Community Interpreter Volunteer Training
【03】Activity Report
■Seminar and Consultation for Filipinos
■FY 2013 Volunteer Dispatch Report
■2012 Foreigner Consultation Report
■1st Osaka Prefectural Municipality Internationalization Promotion Liaison Conference
【04】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Medical Institutions Where English can be Used
【05】Staff Introduction
■Hello!
【06】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■The Philippine "Family Reunion"!

【01】Activity Report
■Activities Utilizing Orion International House
★Lecture by Company recruitment staff New Working Person and Career Counseling, and International Student Job Matching Seminar Job-Hunting Exchange Meeting
★Orion International House Community Exchange Party
■3rd Opinion Exchange with Consulates General in Kansai
■International Association Network Osaka Study Series
-Considering Foreigner Support During a Disaster-
■Overseas Study Forum
■Overseas Study Forum
■One World Festival
【02】Introduction of New Staff
■ Hello! 
【03】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Expansion of the Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
【04】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■Philippine Paradise

■New Year's Reflections
【01】Activity Report
■Disaster Prevention Workshop for School Staff in charge of International Students
■Tondabayashi Community Interpreter Volunteer Training
【02】Special Series on Foreign Child/Student Education
■Consideration for Foreign Children who Need Japanese Language Instruction
Secretariat of the Osaka Prefectural Board of Education Municipal Education Office Elementary and Junior High School Division 
■2014 Osaka Public High School Student Selection Secretariat of the Osaka Prefectural Board of Education Education Promotion Office Senior High School Division
【03】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Osaka Prefecture High School Scholarship System
【04】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■Philippine Food Culture

【01】Activity Report
■Disaster Prevention Workshop in Collaboration with the Consulate Generals in Kansai
■Volunteer Coordinator Training
■Ando Training Program
■Vietnam・Indonesia Student Exchange Program
【02】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Permission for Permanent Residence
【03】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■The Resilient Filipino

【01】Notice from OFIX
■Call for Participation of Staff from Educational Institutions in-charge of International Students
【02】Activity Report
■Sakai City International Volunteer Interpreter Training (Joint sponsored by OFIX)
■International Understanding Education: Visiting Hirakata City Nakamiya Kita Elementary School
【03】Feature on International Students
■The Changing Environment of International Students
【04】Contribution Corner
■Multicultural Turkey
【05】Newcomer Corner
【06】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residentsr
■Counselors' Network Meeting
【07】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■Philippine School Fair

【01】Notice from OFIX
■Call for Participation of Staff from Educational Institutions in-charge of International Students
【02】Activity Report
■Sakai City International Volunteer Interpreter Training (Joint sponsored by OFIX)
■International Understanding Education: Visiting Hirakata City Nakamiya Kita Elementary School
【03】Feature on International Students
■The Changing Environment of International Students
【04】Contribution Corner
■Multicultural Turkey
【05】Newcomer Corner
【06】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residentsr
■Counselors' Network Meeting
【07】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■Philippine School Fair

【01】Notice from OFIX
■Seeking Residents at Sakai International Hall (Orion International House) for October
【02】Activity Report
■Disaster Prevention Drill for Foreigners
【03】Intern Report
■Not Farewell but "Uz redzēšanos"
【04】Orion Residents Contribution Corner
■Orion International House Fellowship Program Fellow Report
【05】Special Report
■Be the Star of NIEFA!
【06】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Counselors' Network Meeting
【07】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■How to Give a Good Presentation 2

【01】Activity Report
■2013 Training for Community Interpreters & Interpreter/Translator Volunteers during Disasters
■ESSEC Business School Student Osaka Training Program
■Overseas Emigrants Family Association General Meeting and Lecture
■Selection of Osaka Invitational Program for Short-Term Overseas Trainees in Architecture and Arts
■Integrated Disaster Training for International Students
【02】Special Series: Legal Problems
■Legal Problems Concerning Foreigners
【03】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Basic Resident Registration Card
【04】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■■How to Give a Good Presentation: Using the Power Point

【01】Activity Report
■1-Day Information Service for Foreigners
■The 3rd anniversary of Air Pusan Kansai International Airport service (Japan-Korea High School Exchange)
■Kansai International Volunteer Network (KIV-Net)
【02】Intern Report
■The Nationwide Latvian Song and the Dance Festival
【03】Foreigner Support from the Local Community
■Making Difference the Community's Wealth-Creation of a Global -Aged Community in Mino City-
【04】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Foreigners Starting a Business (2)
【05】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■English Study in the Philippines

【01】Notice from OFIX
■Call for Participants for the Integrated Disaster Drill for International Students!
■Joint Projects with Municipalities and Associations
【02】Activity Report
■Orion Local Community Exchange and Welcome Party
■Medical Interpretation Volunteer Training
【03】Information from JICA Desk
■2012 Foreigner Consultations Report
【04】Volunteer Report
■FY 2012 Volunteer Dispatch Report
■Joining OFIX Volunteer activities
■Requesting for OFIX Volunteers
【05】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Foreigners Starting a Business (1)
【06】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■Language Acquisition: Learning from a Baby

【01】Notice from OFIX
■OFIX Activities in 2013
【02】Call for Application
■The Community Interpreter &Disaster Response Interpreter/Translator Volunteer Training
■Call for Applicants for the 2013 Osaka Invitational Program for Short-Term Overseas Trainees in Architecture and Arts
■"1-Day Information Service" for Foreigners
【03】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■2012 Foreigner Consultations Report
【04】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■Philippine Life

【01】Special Series on Community Interpretation
■Collaborative Project of Municipalities and International Associations for the Promotion of Activities for the Training of Community Interpretations -To Aim for an Osaka where Foreigners can Live at Ease
■Community Interpretation
■Community Interpretation and Translation Volunteer Level Check
【02】Activity Report
■Philippine Consulate-sponsored Japanese Civil Law Seminar for Filipinos
【03】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Interpreting
【04】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■"Philippine English"

【01】Activity Report
■Sakai City International Students and Volunteer Interpreters Joint Emergency Drill
■Overseas Emigrants Family Association Lecture "Outline of Brazil's Recent Situation"
■One World Festival
■2nd Exchange Meeting with Consulate Generals
【02】Contribution Corner
■Intern Report "Once-in-a-lifetime chance"
■Participating in the Kita Ward Exchange Festival
【03】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Taxes
【04】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■The Philippine Education System

【01】Activity Report
■Community Exchange Orion International House Winter Party
【02】Notice
■Seeking Residents at Orion International House
【03】Special Series on Job Hunting for International Students
■Schooling Support System
■International Students Job Matching
【04】Sakai International Hall Resident's Corner
■Participating in Osaka Prefecture's New Public Support Project "Osaka Biz Café" Company Visit
【05】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Procedures when Changing Jobs
【06】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■Studying Overseas

【01】Activity Report
■Emergency, Evacuation Center and Support Drill: International Associations-University Joint Disaster Drill (Joint Disaster Prevention Project)
■Interpretation Supporter Liaison and Study Group
■Overseas Emigrants Family Association Kinki Block Meeting
■15th International Exchange Festival
【02】School Enrollment of Foreign Children and Students
■Consideration for Young Students who Need Japanese Language Instruction
■Osaka Prefecture Public High School Student Admission Selection
■Disaster Workshop for Higher Education Staff in charge of International Students
【03】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Schooling Support System
【04】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■The Real Christmas

【01】Activity Report
■Disaster Prevention Workshop with Consulate Generals in Kansai
■Orion Dormitory and Osaka City University International Student Dormitory Joint Emergency Drill and Career Counseling
【02】2012 Ando Program Activities
■Exchange with Kobe Design University and Osaka Prefectural University Students
■Ando Program Trainees Interview
【03】Notice
■Introduction of Crime Prevention DVD and Crime Prevention Pamphlet for Women
【04】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Pension Premium Deferred Payment System
【05】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■"Kris Kringle" of the Philippines

【01】Activity Report
■Minami-Kawachi area・Kanan-Cho Community Interpreter Volunteer Training
■Conclusion of the 2012 Invitational Program for Short-Term Overseas Trainees in Architecture and Arts
■Disaster Prevention Bus Tour (Joint Project with OFIX) Kawachi Nagano International Friendship Association Director Kanako Banto
【02】Special Report on Global Human Resources Development
■Developing Global Human Resources Osaka Prefectural Internationalization Executive Committee Director Kazuya Shimura
■OFIX International Understanding Education Supporter Dispatch
■Disaster Workshop for Higher Education Staff in charge of International Students
【03】Notice from JICA
■International Cooperation Plaza Namaste India ~International Cooperation "Spun" in India~
【04】Orion International Hall Resident Contribution Corner
■"The Language Use of Young Japanese" The Inside Story
【05】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Points-based Preferential Immigration Treatment for Highly Skilled Foreign Professionals
【06】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■Beyond Culture and Nationality

★Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers, Bringing Vitality back to Japan~Those Who Revitalize the World, Can Revitalize Japan!~JICA Kansai Coordinator for International Cooperation Takako Ueno

【01】Notices
■The Kanan Community Interpreters Volunteer Training
■Interpretation Supporters Liaison Conference and Study Group
■Call for JICA Volunteers
■JICA Global Education Contest 2012 Call for Entries
【02】Special Report on Disaster Prevention
■Support for Residents during a Disaster
■Support Activities of OFIX for Foreigners in Times of a Disaster
■Disaster Workshop for Higher Education Staff in charge of International Students
【03】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Change to the Residence Card
【04】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■My First Time in America

★Osaka Global Letter Vol. 1

【01】Activity Report
■Disaster Prevention Seminar (Joint Project with the Association for Toyonaka Multicultural Symbiosis)
■Northern Japan Report
【02】Special Report about International Students
■Admission of International Students to Technical and Vocational Colleges and Thinking about the the Future of International Students in Osaka
■Admission of International Students in Osaka Prefecture
■Introduction of Osaka Prefecture Sakai International Hall (Orion International House)
【03】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■When a Child is Born (After the New Immigration System)
【04】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■The Laughing Filipino

【01】Activity Report
■Interpretation Training, Emergency Drill and Multilingual Support Center Set-up Training for International Students
■Northern Japan Report
【02】Special Series on Immigration Law
■Immigration Law has changed
■Immigration System and the Foreigner:What will happen to the Foreigner's Life with the New Immigration System?
【03】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■National Health Insurance
【04】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■Changing Culture, Culture to Preserve

【01】Activity Report
■Community Interpreter Volunteers Training
■Outsourcing of the Interpreter Volunteer Training and Activity Promotion Project
■Results of the Call for Application for the 2012 Osaka Invitational Program for Short-Term Overseas Trainees in Architecture and Arts
■Kansai International Volunteer Network (KIV-NET) General Assembly
【02】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Revision of the Immigration Law and Residential Basic Book Act
【03】Foreigner Support Springing from the Local Community
■International Exchange Association Network from Osaka Connecting NGOs and Administration
■Tondabayashi Intercultural Communication Center and NPO National Council for Multicultural Corporate Manager
【04】Information from JICA
■The 2012 International Education Seminar-Let's feel and tell about the world in the classroom!!
【05】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■Why English?

【01】(1) Announcements from OFIX
■"1-day Information Service" for Foreigners (Free Consultation)
■Interpreter/ Translator Training and Disaster Training/ Training for the Establishment of the multilingual Support Center for Foreign Students
【02】Activity Report
■Orion Local Community Exchange and Welcome Party
■FY 2011 Volunteer Dispatch Report
【03】Announcement from JICA
■The Establishment of JICA Kansai (Closing of JICA Osaka and its Move to and Integration with JICA Hyogo)
【04】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Valid Period of the Alien Registration Card
【05】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■Summer time in the Philippines

【01】Announcements from OFIX
■OFIX has Become a Non-Profit Organization
■The Projects of OFIX for 2012
【02】Introduction of OFIX Activity
【03】Call for Participants
■The Community Interpreter Volunteer Training 2012 Osaka Invitational Program for Short-Term Overseas
■Trainees in Architecture and Arts Osaka Foundation of International Exchange Call for Participants
【04】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■Holy Week

【01】Activity Report 1
■OFIX Volunteer Leader Character
【02】OFIX Scholar Report
【03】Ando Program / Osaka Invitational Program for Short-Term Overseas Trainees in Architecture and Arts
■Ando Club in Sri Lanka
【04】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■The Temporary Resident Card
【05】Volunteer's Voice
■The Wealth I Acquired from 20 Years of International Relations – Kayoko Mori (Host Family and Cultural Volunteer)
【06】Notices
■Study in the US Orientation
■Orion International House
【07】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■Greetings and Culture

【01】Activity Report 1
■Osaka Prefectural Internationalization Strategy Executive Committee
【02】Activity Report 2
■One World Festival and Asian International Students Forum
【03】Activity Report 2
■Osaka Prefecture Overseas Emigrants Family Association A Training Program entitled "Overseas Emigrants Family Association Lecture~Truth of the 35-year-emigration to Brazil"
【04】Activity Report 4
■Orientation on the New Immigration Law
【05】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■The New Immigration law
【06】Local Human Resources Training Report
■Thank You OFIX !– Machi Ishida
【07】Notices
■Call for "Osaka Global School" Students
【08】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■"What is your name?"

【01】Activity Report 1
■JOB FAIR for International Students
【02】Activity Report 2
■Medical Interpreter Volunteer Training
【03】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Child-Rearing Allowance
【04】JICA Osaka Desk
【05】Local Human Resources Training Report
■International Exchange Associations Network in Osaka Prefecture
【06】Notices
■One World Festival!
■Osaka Prefectural Internationalization Strategy Action Program Project Bidding Selection
■Seeking Residents at the Sakai International Hall!!
【07】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■Philippine Valentine's Day

【01】Activity Report 1
■A Symposium on Developing Global Human Resources
【02】Activity Report 2
■2nd Community Interpreters Volunteer Training
【03】Activity Report 3
■Interpretation and Translation Level Check
【04】Activity Report 4k
■Ando Program/ Osaka Invitational Program for Short-Term Overseas Trainees in Architecture and Artsk
【05】Activity Report 5
■IInternational Exchange Festival
【06】Activity Report 6
■Orion Dormitory Winter Party
【07】Activity Report 7
■Job Hunting Seminar and Exchange Meeting with Companies
【08】Greetings from JICA Desk
【09】Notices
■International Cooperation Square entitled "Looking at the World: a Movie Festival"
■Bidding for the Consignment of Osaka Prefectural Internationalization Strategy Action Program Projects
【10】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■Philippine Christmas 2+ New Year

【01】Activity Report 1
■2011 Foreigner Support Network Disaster Training
【02】Activity Report 2
■Evacuation Drill and Career Counseling at Orion Dormitory
【03】Activity Report 3
■Ando Program/ Osaka Invitational Program for Short-Term Overseas Trainees in Architecture and Arts Trainees Interview - PART 1-
【04】Activity Report 4k
■International Understanding Education Program: English International Exchange with Ando Program Trainees
【05】Notices
■Free Telephone Consultation for Foreign Children and their Parents
■Call for Participants for the Job Fair for International Students
【06】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■Philippine Christmas 1

【01】Activity Report 1
■2011 Ando Program/ Osaka Invitational Program for Short-Term Overseas Trainees in Architecture and Arts
【02】Activity Report 2
■ESSEC Business School Student Osaka Training Program
【03】Networks
■Introduction of "Kansai International Center Participants Support Council
【04】Notices
■2011 Medical Interpreters Volunteer Training to be held in Mid December
■Level Check for Interpretation and Translation
■Global Human Resources Training Symposium
【05】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■Philippine Romance

【01】Activity Report 1
■Open Discussion between Dai-Yu-Kyo Foundation of International Exchange Assistance and Research and Consulates in Osaka
【02】Activity Report 2
■Completing the Global Human Resource Training Project (OFF-JT) Eri Shiota
【03】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Notification of Employment Status of Foreign Nationals
【04】Networks
■International Exchange Associations Network in Osaka Prefecture
【05】 Notices
■What can be seen from Statistics
【06】Notices
■Trainees for the 2011 "Osaka Invitational Program for Short-Term Overseas Trainees in Architecture" have arrived!
■International Exchange with the 2011 Osaka Invitational Program for Short-Term Overseas Trainees in Architecture
■Japan International Cooperation Agency(JICA)Call for JICA Volunteer
【07】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■Philippine Cuisine

【01】Activity Report 1
■2011 International Education Seminar
【02】Activity Report 2
■2011 Matching Support for International Students Project: Company Interviews
【03】Introduction of OFIX Activities
■Global Human Resources Training Program --Kana Ito
【04】Networks
■International Exchange Associations Network in Osaka Prefecture
【05】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■What can be seen from Statistics
【06】Notices
■Seeking Residents at the Sakai International Hall!!
■Japan International Cooperation Agency(JICA)Call for JICA Volunteer
【07】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■About Yokai (Monstrous Beings)

【01】Activity Report 1
■"1-day Information Service" for Foreigners
【02】Activity Report 2
■Osaka Prefecture Overseas Emigrants Family Association 2011 General Meeting and Lecture
【03】Notice
■2011 Osaka Invitational Program for Short-Term Overseas Trainees in Architecture and Arts
■Let's show the Spirit of Osaka and Kansai to China!
【04】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Bicycle Registration
【05】Introduction of OFIX Activity
■Osaka International Club
【06】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■Filipino and Tagalog

【01】Activity Report 1
■Training for Translator Volunteers in times of Disaster
■Community Interpreter Volunteer Training
【02】Activity Report 2
■Job Fair and Job interview for International Students
【03】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Resident Tax
【04】Network
■【Introduction of JICA Volunteer Activities】Volunteer Kazushi Uneme
【05】Orion News
■Welcome Party
【06】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■Japanese Time

【01】Notices
■"Information Dissemination to Foreign Residents in Osaka Prefecture" Study Report -The Flow of Administrative Information-
■"1-day Information Service" for Foreigners (Free Consultation)
■3rd China Knowledge Certificate
【02】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Renting an Apartment
【03】Activity Report
■FY 2010 Volunteer Dispatch Report
【04】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■Japanese Time

【01】Event Report ①
■"Information Dissemination to Foreign Residents in Osaka Prefecture" Study Report -The Flow of Administrative Information-
【02】Notices
■Community Interpreter Training
■OFIX Program/Activity Outline for 2011-2012
■Osaka Prefecture Internationalization Strategy
【03】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■When a Child is Born
【04】Event Report 2
■OFIX Measures to the Great East Japan Earthquake
■Multilingual Support for the Great East Japan Earthquake―As an OFIX Disaster Support Translator―
【05】Introduction of OFIX Activity
■Ando Program
【06】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■Karaoke and the Filipino

【01】Notices
■Request for Donations
【02】Event Report 1
■Medical Interpreter Volunteer Training
【03】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Earthquake related Information
【04】Event Report 2
■Osaka Prefecture Overseas Emigrants Family Association
【05】OFIX Scholar Report
■U To (2009 Scholar), Graduate School of Medicine/Faculty of Medicine, Osaka University
【06】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■Learning a Language: From My Japanese Language Learning Experience ~

【01】Event Report 1
■One World Festival and Asian International Students Forum
【02】Notices
■Seeking Residents at the Sakai International Hall
■Additional Language for the Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents FAQ
【03】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Job-hunting and the Visa
【04】OFIX Volunteer News
■Introduction of Volunteer Activities: The Host Family
【05】Event Report ②
■International Understanding Education: Visit to Suita City's Kishibe Elementary School
【06】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■From a Country Down South~

【01】Event Report 1
■Overnight "Hinanjo" Training for Foreign Residents
★OFIX Volunteer Comments
【02】Notices/Upcoming Events
■One World Festival
★OFIX Program: International Students Forum
■Medical Interpreters Training (March 2011)
【03】Event Reports 2
■Job Fair for International Students
【04】OFIX Network
■The Daiyukyo Foundation of International Exchange, Resistance & Research
【05】International Hall News
■Sakai International House Winter Party!
【06】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■Farewell for Now!

【01】Notices
■Job Fair for International Students
■One World Festival
★OFIX Programme: International Students Forum
★JICA Osaka at the One World Festival
【02】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Unemployment Procedures in Japan
【03】Event Reports
■International Exchange Tea Ceremony for International Students
■International Friendship Festival
【04】OFIX Network
■German Consulate General Osaka-Kobe
【05】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■Idoling Stop!

【01】Notices
■Job Fair for International Students!
■Overnight "Hinanjo" Training for Foreign Residents
【02】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Social Security Treaties
【03】OFIX Programme Report
■Job Hunting Support Seminar for International Students
■International Friendship Festival
【04】OFIX Network
■Survey into Information Dissemination to Foreign Residents in Osaka
【05】Osaka International Club News
■Letter from Abroad Former International Student (OFIX Scholarship Student), You Jun Chen (China)
【06】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■The Wonders of Osaka

【01】OFIX Programme Report
■2009 Ando Program/ Osaka Invitational Program for Short-Term Overseas Trainees in Architecture and Arts
★Interview with Ms. Cynthia Chun-Yu Hsieh (Taiwan)
【02】Notices
■Tea Ceremony Event for International Students
■African Film Festival in Osaka
■Supporting the Survey into Information Dissemination to Foreign Residents in Osaka
■International Exchange Festival!
【03】OFIX Network
■The Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia
■International Friendship Festival
【04】Osaka International Club News
■Letter from the Shanghai Expo
【05】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■The Cost of Smoking

【01】Notices
■Becoming a JICA Volunteer
■JICA Festival 2010
■Survey into Information Dissemination to Foreign Residents in Osaka
【02】OFIX Sakai International Student Hall News
■Introduction to Sakai International Student Hall
【03】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■High-School Fees
【04】Event Report
■Kansai International Exchange Volunteer Network (KIVNET) 15th AGM
【05】OFIX Network
■Introduction to the Consulate General of the Netherlands
■Request for Donations for Flood Victims in Pakistan from the Consulate General of Pakistan in Osaka
【06】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■"Wow Richard, you like cooking?"

【01】Event Report
■International Education Seminar  -Introduction to International Understanding Education Foreign Supporters Program-
【02】Notices
■Seeking Residents at Sakai International Hall!
■Seeking Short-Notice Language Volunteers
【03】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Changes to Extension of Period of Stay Application Process
【04】Osaka International Club News
■Ando Program/ Osaka Invitational Program for Short-Term Overseas Trainees in Architecture and Arts 2008 Program Participant, Surya Wirawan (Indonesia)
【05】OFIX Network
■Royal Thai Consulate-General, Osaka
【06】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■Summer in Japan

【01】Event Reports ①
■Careers Information Day for International Students
■Information and Advice Day for Foreign Residents
【02】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Unification of College Student and Pre-College Student Visas
【03】OFIX Network
■Osaka International Peace Center
【04】Osaka International Club News
■Korea-Japan High School Students Exchange Programme Participant Lee Ji Hyun
【05】Event Reports ②
■Essec Business School Student Osaka Training Programme
■Osaka Prefecture Overseas Emigrants Family Association Lecture and Reception
【06】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■The UK and England

【01】OFIX Programme Report
■Korea-Japan High School Students Exchange Programme
【02】Notices
■Information and Advice Day for Foreign Residents
■International Education Seminar!
【03】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Essentials for Living in Osaka Updated
【04】OFIX Network
■The British Council
【05】JICA Desk News
■Introduction to Osaka Coordinator for International Cooperation
■Osaka Prefecture Overseas Emigrants Family Association Lecture and Reception
【06】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■Boom Culture

【01】Notices
■Careers Information Day for Foreign Students
■Information and Advice Day for Foreign Residents
【02】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Information about Child Allowance
【03】OFIX Network
■Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in Osaka
【04】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■Accent Fun
【05】Osaka International Club News
■Kai-hsiang Liang (Taiwan), 2009 Ando Programme Participant
【06】OFIX Sakai International Student Hall News
■Exchange Party for Students and Local Residents

【01】Notices
■Careers Information Day for Foreign Students
■OFIX Support for International Understanding Education
【02】OFIX Programme/Activity Outline for 2010-2011
【03】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Driving in Osaka
【04】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■Anime Action
【05】OFIX Programme Reports
■Osaka Prefecture Overseas Emigrants Family Association Activity Report Session
【06】OFIX Sakai International Student Hall News
■Sumo Training Event Mark Bell (New Zealand)
■Seeking Residents at the Sakai International Hall!

【01】Notices
■Becoming an OFIX Volunteer!
■Seeking Short Notice Language Volunteers!
【02】Osaka International Club News
~OFIX Scholarship Students Graduation Reports~
■Shen Heyun (China)
■Ivy Ang (Malaysia)
■Estelle Thouverez (France)
【03】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■Manner Mode
【04】OFIX Programme Reports
■Medical Interpreting Skills Improvement Training
【05】OFIX International Student Hall News
■Introduction to Sakai International Hall~Christoph Mittmann (Germany)~
■Seeking Residents at the Sakai International Hall!
【06】OFIX Network
■Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
~Recruiting JICA Volunteers~

【01】Notices
■Become an International Understanding Education Foreign Supporter
■Seeking Residents at the Sakai International Hall
■Make a Donation to the Shanghai Expo Osaka Pavilion
【02】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Filing Year End Tax Returns
【03】Osaka International Club News
■OFIX Scholarship Students Graduation Report
【04】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■Sports Fans
【05】OFIX Network
■Emergency Support Network for Foreign Residents
【06】OFIX Programme Reports
■One World Festival and Asian International Students Forum

【01】Notices
■Seeking Participants for Medical Interpreting Skills Improvement Training!
■One World Festival!
■Seeking Donations: Goods From Your Country!
■Seeking Residents at the Sakai International Hall
【02】Osaka International Club News
■Warming Winter Recipe
【03】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■Crazy Katakana!
【04】OFIX Programme Reports
■OFIX Support for International Understanding Education Programme
■OFIX Support for International Understanding Education Forum

【01】Notices
■Seeking Participants for International Understanding Education Forum!
■International Understanding Education Foreign Supporter Training!
【02】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■Medical Services over the New Year Period (FAQ)
【03】OFIX Programme Reports
■Careers Information Day for Foreign Students/Residents
■19th Kansai Foreign Students Music Festival in Osaka!
■2009 Osaka Prefecture Overseas Emigrants Family Association Kinki Block Meeting
【04】OFIX International Student Hall News
■International Exchange Tea Ceremony for International Students
■Sakai International House Winter Party!
【05】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■What Variety!

【01】Notices
■Careers Information Day for Foreign Students ~Participating Companies Confirmed~
■19th Kansai Foreign Students Music Festival in Osaka!
【02】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■FAQ: Looking for Work
【03】OFIX Programme Reports
■OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■Cheers
【04】OFIX Programme Reports
■2009 Ando Program/ Osaka Invitational Program for Short-Term Overseas Trainees in Architecture and Arts
★Interview with Ms. Yang Zhuo Yi (China) 2009 Ando Program participant
■Disaster Prevention and Emergency Training Day for Foreign Students

【01】Notices
■Seeking International Understanding Education Supporters!
■International Understanding Education School Visit Report
■Disaster Prevention and Emergency Training Day for Foreign Students
■Careers Information Day for Foreign Students!
■19th Kansai Foreign Students Music Festival in Osaka!
【02】Activity Report
■Participation in Japanese Youth Visit to China
【03】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■Multiculturalism in Action
【04】Osaka International Club News
■Letter from Abroad Jessica Hogue (America)

【01】Notices
■Careers Information Day for Foreign Students
■Seeking Emergency (Natural Disaster) Volunteer Interpreters and Translators!
■Disaster Prevention and Emergency Training Day for Foreign Students
■Seeking Performers for 19th Kansai Foreign Students Music Festival in Osaka!
【02】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■FAQ ~Reentry Permit~
【03】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■Aqua Metropolis Osaka 2009
【04】Osaka International Club News
■International Exchange Event for Kids Hyunju Won (Korea)

【01】Notices
■Seeking Short Notice OFIX Language Volunteers
【02】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■FAQ
■Three-Way Telephone System
【03】Osaka International Club News
■Visit to Fish Auctioning Festival in Sakai! Heyun Shen (China), OFIX Scholarship Student
【04】OFIX Network
■The Daiyukyo Foundation of International Exchange, Assistance, and Research
【05】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■Election Time!
【06】International Student Hall News
■Tutor Introduction
■Seeking Residents at the Orion International House!

【01】Notices
■OFIX Supports for International Understanding Education
【02】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■FAQ
【03】Osaka International Club News
■Recipe Special- Food from around the World
【04】OFIX Network
■The Suntory Foundation
【05】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■Funny Bones
【06】OFIX Programme/Event Reports
■Careers Information Day for Foreign Students
【07】OFIX Volunteer Activity Report
■Home Visit Report
■OFIX Volunteer System Introduction

【01】Notices
■Careers Information Day for Foreign Students (Friday June 26th)
■Seeking Residents at the Orion International House!
【02】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
■FAQ
【03】Osaka International Club News
■New OFIX Scholarship Student Self Introductions
○Tao Yu (China)
○Hyejin Seong (Korea)
【04】OFIX Network
■The Association for Overseas Technical Scholarship
【05】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
■Food Heaven!
【06】OFIX Programme/Event Reports
■Free Information and Advice Day for Foreign Residents
■Osaka Prefecture Overseas Emigrants Family Association AGM/Talk/Exchange Event

【01】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents News
○H1N1 Influenza (Swine Flu) Foreign Language Support
○H1N1 Influenza (Swine Flu) Information
【02】Notices
○Careers Information Day for Foreign Students (Friday June 26th)
○Free Information and Advice Day for Foreign Residents
【03】Osaka International Club News
○OFIX Scholarship Student Gathering
【04】2008-2009 NPO Activity Grant Support Programme Reports
○International Exchange via Web Radio Takatsuki Broadcast Agency
○Shitennouji Wasso Shitennouji Wasso Culture Association
【05】International Student Hall News
○Exchange Party for international students and local residents
【06】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
○Getting Hitched!

【01】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents Notice
【02】Notices
【03】OFIX Programme/Activity Outline for 2009-2010
【04】2008-2009 NPO Activity Grant Support Programme Reports
○NPO Office Facilities Directory Kansai NPO Alliance
○Cycle Aid Japan Asian Association and Asian Friendship Society (JAFS)
【05】Coordinator for International Relations Report
○Spring is here!
【06】OFIX Volunteer News
○Home Visit Report
○OFIX Volunteer System Introduction

【01】Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents Notice
【02】Notices
【03】OFIX Programme/Activity Outline for 2009-2010
【04】2008-2009 NPO Activity Grant Support Programme Reports
○NPO Office Facilities Directory Kansai NPO Alliance
○Cycle Aid Japan Asian Association and Asian Friendship Society (JAFS)
【05】Coordinator for International Relations Report
○Spring is here!
【06】OFIX Volunteer News
○Home Visit Report
○OFIX Volunteer System Introduction

★Important Notice: Relocation of OFIX Office and Plaza★
【01】OFIX Programme/Event Reports
○New OFIX Homepage!!
○Seeking Residents at Sakai International Student Hall
【02】Osaka International Club
○OFIX Scholarship Students Graduation Reports
・Shi Chen (China)
・Zhang Yue (China)
【03】OFIX Network
○Pacific Research Exchange Center (PREX)
【04】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
○Romance, Japan Style!
○Tell us about your country!
【05】 Volunteer News
○JICA Overseas Cooperation Volunteers Report

【01】OFIX Programme/Event Reports
○One World Festival
【02】Osaka International Club
○Heyun Shen (China), OFIX Scholarship Student
【03】OFIX Network(Introduction to International Exchange /Cooperation Related Organisation)
○Japan Asian Association and Asian Friendship Society
【04】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
【05】Osaka News
○Osaka PR at the Shanghai Expo!!

【01】OFIX Programme/Event Reports
○Medical Interpreter Volunteer Training
○Osaka Foreign Students Music Festival
【02】Osaka International Club
○Ivy Ang (Malaysia), OFIX Scholarship Student
【03】OFIX Network(Introduction to International Exchange /Cooperation Related Organisation)
○Kansai International Exchange Volunteer Network (KIV-NET)
【04】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
【05】OFIX International Student Hall News

【01】Notices
○One World Festival
○Osaka Foreign Students Music Festival
【02】Osaka International Club (Interview)
○Saurabh Shrestha (Nepal)
Participant on the 2008 Osaka Invitational Program for Short-Term Overseas Trainees in Architecture and Arts
【03】OFIX Network(Introduction to International Exchange /Cooperation Related Organisation)
○Kansai NPO Alliance
【04】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
【05】OFIX Programme/Event Reports
○2008 Osaka Invitational Program for Short-Term Overseas Trainees in Architecture and Arts
○International Understanding Education: Distance Learning Lesson
○International Students Forum from Major Cities in Asia

【01】Notices
○「Water and Light Cities Forum」Seeking Attendees
○「International Students Forum from Major Cities in Asia」
○「Careers Information Day for Foreign Students」 Participating Companies confirmed
○「International Exchange Festival」 ~Learn about different cultures!~
【02】Osaka International Club (Letter from Abroad)
○Feng Lin (China), OFIX Scholarship Student
【03】OFIX Network(Introduction to International Exchange /Cooperation Related Organisation)
○Japan Foundation, Japanese Language Institute, Kansai
【04】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
【05】OFIX Programme/Event Reports
○Support Programme for International Understanding Education

【01】Notices
○Seeking Performers and Spectators for the 18th Osaka Foreign Students Music Festival
○Careers Information Day for Foreign Students
○「International Exchange Tea Ceremony」event in Osaka
【02】Osaka International Club (Letter from Abroad)
○Letter from Participant on the 2008 Japanese Language Programme for High School Students
【03】OFIX Network(Introduction to International Exchange /Cooperation Related Organisation)
○Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
【04】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
【05】OFIX Programme/Event Reports
【06】OFIX Plaza Introduction

【01】Notices
○Seeking participants for Medical Interpreting Training Seminar
○Support for NGO/NGO International Understanding Education Programmes
○OFIX Coordinator for International Relations, and Scholarship Students available for school visits
○Seeking residents for the Sakai International Hall (Orion International House)
○Request for articles from Osaka International Club members
【02】Event Calendar
【03】OFIX Network (Letters from Abroad)
○Yoon Ju Eun (Korea), former foreign student in Osaka
○Mrinal Rammohan (India), Participant on the 2007 Osaka Invitational Program for Short-Term Overseas Trainees in Architecture and Arts (Ando Program)
【04】OFIX Coordinator for International Relations Report
【05】OFIX Programme/Event Reports
【06】Seeking new OFIX Supporting Members
【07】From the Editor


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