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Period of postings available on MIC web pages

  • Please be aware that the general guideline for the posting period on the MIC web pages is three years and the period for the specific articles is defined separately as shown in the table below.

    List of periods of postings on the MIC web pages

    Location Content Posting period
    Top page Important notice Basically 3 months (the past fiscal year for "Important Notice List" page)
    Top page Policy topics Basically 3 months (the past 3 fiscal years for "Other policy topics" page)
    Top page Photo galleries The past fiscal year
    Introduction to MIC Recruiting The past fiscal year
    Introduction to MIC Seek for entries During the period called for
    PR & Press Press conference, talks The past 3 fiscal years
    PR & Press Press release The past 3 fiscal years
    PR & Press Bulletin (monthly) Most recent 12 months
    PR & Press Brochure Most recent editions
    PR & Press Guide to events The past fiscal year
    Policies White papers The past 10 fiscal years
    Organization guide Council & seminars (Inauguration notice, handouts, minutes abstract, reports) The past 5 fiscal years
    Laws Bills submitted to the Diet, new or amended laws The past 3 fiscal years
    Fiscal budget Budget, accounting, financial annual reports The past 3 fiscal years
    Others Others The past 3 fiscal years

Searching for pages

  • You can find any pages or the out-of-date postings using the following means.
  • Using the National Diet Library

    The pages you are looking for may be found in the library.
    Web Archiving Project web pages (Japanese)
    http://warp.da.ndl.go.jp/

  • Using the MIC retrieving system

    Vast amount of information is available on the MIC website and you can use the key word search.


Others

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    All of or part of content on this website may be cited, reprinted or copied by expressly indicating the source in an appropriate manner, as acts, including the use for private purposes or quotations, permitted within the scope of the Copyright Law.
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    MIC is making due efforts to carry accurate information on this website. However, MIC assumes no responsibility for how the information on this website is used.

  • Others

    Please be aware the content on this website is subject to change or deletion without notice.