in a written statement today, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, with effect as of 1 July, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam and Indonesia, Japan, the citizens will not require a visa if less than 15 days in advance for visits reported. The Ministry between Japan and ASEAN, this step was taken in order to celebrate the 40-year association said. Of Foreign Affairs, will be more than 15 days and drew attention to the need to obtain a visa in advance of people without passport chip.
Tokyo this step to increase the number of tourists from Southeast Asian countries, Japan was thrown into the reviews. Japan, China to Beijing and then to live with the crisis in the island decreased number of tourists coming to the island. Tokyo and China, as well as a lively open market from time to time with the boycott is aiming to open its doors to Southeast Asia. Political relations with countries in the region as well as Tokyo seeks to improve management.