Tagged: money

Japan Scene 6: Air Traffic Controller

A few weeks ago I attended a yard sale-style event put on by the boarders at the High School on my island. The aim was to sell-off stuff and raise funds. There were books, clothes, crafts and chocolate. One booth even had currency from counties...

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A 5000 Yen Note has arrived in my Mailbox

Late last year, right after posting my Operation Visit Japan report for December 2010 I received an email from a Jamaipanese.com reader interested in donating. Apparently she had visited Japan a year earlier and had stumbled upon a 5000 yen note that escaped her shopping...

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1.00 JMD = 1.00 JPY

Maybe it is all the reading I do at my IT/Law related job and now at school as I study for a law related diploma but lately I find myself stealing time and running off with random numbers making hot passionate love, which is quite...

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Japanese Economy Stimulus – Free Money

Next to the United States of America, Japan’s economy has taken a massive hit and continues to nosedive almost everyday with no end in sight. The governing Liberal Democratic Party headed Prime Minister Taro Aso have undertaken a novel idea: Give away money to citizens...

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Million Dollar Question

The latest Jamaican to gain my respect and turn into a role model for me is a simple honest lady. Her name is Dhaima Brookes and she found 1 million Jamaican dollars (us$12,500,  £8650, ¥1,132,000) in an ATM machine smack in the middle of the...

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