Takao brought the 100 Zappy's back to Japan, but he lacked business connections, so he plunged into door-to-door sales and built up his sales network from scratch.〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 2005年9月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT227018", "2458613"
However, aside from these activities common to police everywhere, the koban also provides local citizens with a long list of other of services. For example, a koban operates as a center that offers traffic safety instruction to prescho and school children and their parents, helps local citizens to organize and operate community crime and disaster prevention networks, serves as a lost-and-found office, takes custody of lost children and pets, and visits local homes and businesses door to door to offer security advice and survey community concerns."NIPO-027", "2324847"
These warnings are then automatically broadcast on each apartment's intercom."MB004117", "2523087"
Marina Park, who heads the Girl Scouts program in Northern California, says it's been hard to find parents with the time to volunteer with the group, let alone do cookie sales door-to-door."VOA-T278", "2400005"
Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi has been proposing privatization of the three branches of the Postal Service and he has also previously proposed things like the lifting of the ban under public election laws on special campaign visits.〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 2001年8月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT178014", "2433897"
Among the DPJ's key election pledges were to eradicate wasteful spending of tax money and amakudari （golden parachuting; practice by retiring bureaucrats taking high-level positions in company's or organization's they once regulated）, pay a child allowance, do away with expressway tolls, make public high schools tuition-free, provide individual income support allowance for farmers, and create a unified pension system."NIPO-026", "2244954"