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ILC NEWS from Tohoku

-brought to you by the Tohoku ILC Promotion Council-

Here's the latest news about the local effort for the ILC in Tohoku (northeastern Japan)
 
2020: A year of working for the ILC

Like everywhere else in the world, Iwate has been suffering from the effects of the novel coronavirus pandemic. Many projects were put on hold, and the prefecture worked tirelessly to get aid to businesses struggling to stay open during stay-at-home requests. But this is the age of Zoom and remote work, so we were able to log online and keep things going. 

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A new trend for Japan? Population movement from Tokyo to other regions

 COVID-19 is raging across Japan. Now that there is an remote-work environment in place, and because people want to avoid contact with others, we are starting to move away from those famous Tokyo jam-packed trains, and are changing our views about life in the rural areas.
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Medical Interpreter Volunteers

What if, on a trip overseas, you found yourself getting sick and needed to go to a hospital? What would you do if you couldn’t communicate your symptoms or describe your illness?

There are many foreign residents who have trouble communicating medical terms in Japanese, or who might not know all the differences between Japan’s healthcare system and their own country, making it a nerve-wracking experience to see the doctor.

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Beat the Winter Blues with Iwate Soul Food

As those of us here in Iwate welcome the winter months, everyone wants to make their indoor spaces as warm and cozy as possible. Rustic home cooking is a great way to do that, especially as we all spend more time at home rather than eating out. But what does Japanese comfort food look like?

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Hakkoda Ski Resort(Aomori Japan)
Hakkoda has several slopes with long sliding distance of 7 km from Tamoyachidake mountaintop at the ropeway station, and both beginner and advanced skier or snowboarders can enjoy. Hakkoda offers you a grand view of huge snow-covered trees and overlook of the Tsugaru and Shimokita Peninsulas and Hokkaido while sliding down the mountain.

About Tohoku ILC Promotion Council

This conference, consisting of industry, academic, and government representatives, has been established to promote basic scientific research and to deepen the understanding of the International Linear Collider, as well as to research and maintain the environment during ILC installation.
http://www.tohoku-ilc.jp/en
That's the news for this month! As always, feel free to send us any questions about local activities for the ILC, life in the region, or about working in Japan.

Best wishes,
The Tohoku ILC Promotion Council
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