The major activities of
JAGAM reflect its aims and objectives very closely.
JAGAM publishes THE JAGAM NEWSLETTER which is circulated
to each and every member of our three branches to enable them to
keep abreast of activities, employment opportunities, matters of
interest and reports, articles that are of concern to our JAGAM
b) Education Counselling
intending to study in Japan receive free counselling from JAGAM.
Activities in this sector include giving talks at high schools and
education seminars and the co-sponsoring of JAPAN EDUCATION FAIR
with the Association of International Education, Japan (1990, 1991,
1992 and 1993) and the JAPAN SCHOOL EXHIBITION with the Tokyo Kyoiku
Koron Co Ltd. (in 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992 and 1993). In fact this
year JAGAM undertook the responsibility of organizing the Japan
Education Fair with considerable success.
c) Talks, Public Lectures and Seminars
has conducted free talks and public lectures on topics ranging from
banking, share market, astronomy, shiatsu therapy, healthcare, Japan-Malaysia
relations etc. given by members. Management seminars with lectures
by professors from Japan have been organised for the public.
d) Japanese Language Class
JAGAM members have been encouraged to conduct Japanese language
classes at the Clubhouse since 1988. Response from the public to
the classes has been very good. More than 500 students have since
completed the classes for basic and intermediate Japanese language
The JAGAM Library in the Kuala Lumpur Clubhouse was started in 1979.
It boasts of a moderate collection of Japanese reference and story
books for members use only.
f) Home-Stay Exchange Programme
participated in JASCAAs Senior and Junior Home-StayExchange
programmes. In 1990, JAGAM launched the ASCOJA Junior Exchange Programme
by inviting five children from each ASCOJA Chapter and JASCAA for
a one-week homestay in Kuala Lumpur. It was successfully completed
with the participation of five Juniors from Thailand only. The five
OJSA juniors who stayed with the family of JAGAM members also visited
Genting Highland and Malacca. PHILFEJA played host to the Junior
Exchange Programme this year. 5 of our members children enjoyed
a memorable stay in the Philippines.
g) Social and Cultural Activities
The various festive occasions in Malaysia including the Japanese
festive occasions are celebrated as JAGAM members get-together parties.
Besides, classes for Ikebana, Sado, art-flower making etc. are conducted
with the help of the local Japanese community.