Louise George Kittaka

For Louise George Kittaka's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Students benefit from homestays without going overseas

| Nov 29, 2017

Students benefit from homestays without going overseas

Traveling overseas for a homestay to brush up their English or try life in another culture has become almost de rigueur for Japanese students, with many going as teenagers through their schools or as a private arrangement. However, the costs involved mean such an ...

| Aug 20, 2017

On inheritance tax, net banking and retiring in Japan

This week, Lifelines plays catch-up with some useful tips that have come in from readers over the past few months. However, we start off with a follow-up question from reader S.S. in response to last month's column on recent changes in Japan's inheritance tax ...