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Bankruptcies on the Rise in Japan due to Pandemic

Teikoku Databank, a credit research firm, reports that around 1,107 bankruptcies hit Japan as of the end of February due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   The most affected businesses are the bars and restaurants followed by the construction industry and hotels. The notable increase in bankruptcies in urban areas were said to be due to

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March 5, 2021

Clubhouse Craze in Japan

Clubhouse is the brainchild of Paul Davison and Rohan Seth of Alpha Exploration Co. It is an invitation-only audio chat platform exclusive for iphone users that is taking Japan by storm with nearly 440,000 new installs in early February.    Big media personalities are also on the platform and are being followed by their fans

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March 4, 2021

Japan Heading to a Cashless Economy Due to COVID-19

Surveys say that more customers are choosing cashless transactions amid the pandemic. Japanese who are known to be avid users of bills and coins are now heading towards a cashless economy to lower COVID-19 infection risks and earn more rewards.    G-Plan Inc. and Biglobe Inc. conducted a survey April of last year showing 29.5%

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February 26, 2021

Jollibee Foods Brings Japan’s Favorite Beef Bowl Closer to Filipinos

Yoshinoya’s famous Gyudon beef bowl will soon be the next big thing in the Philippines as Jolibee Foods and Yoshinoya Holdings team up for a joint venture with a 50-branch expansion in the Philippines as part of their long term plans.   Yoshinoya, Japan’s biggest fast-food chain, plans to set up a $2.7 million joint

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February 17, 2021

A Pandemic Survival Hack for Foreigners in Japan: Easy Japanese

With a goal to help foreigners survive in Japan during the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of students from the Global Japanese Studies at Meiji University in Tokyo initiated a movement called Easy Japanese to aid foreigners who are not fluent in either Japanese or English in Japan be adequately informed about the government’s safety and

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February 16, 2021

Put Boredom to Work this Pandemic – Tips on How to Work in Japan as a Paid Intern in the Automotive Industry

We understand that COVID-19 has hit the entire world economy hard and it is human nature that we want to recover our losses. Since a lot of Filipinos are left jobless and are just spending most of their time on Social Media these days, enrolling in a 6-month life-changing program would be a very good

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February 8, 2021

Husband or Wife of Foreign Scientists in Japan May Work Sans Separate Visa

The Land of the Rising Sun is highly regarded as one of the most scientifically advanced nations in the world with a progressive economy. One of the reasons for the continuous upward trend in the growth and development of Japan is that Japanese companies are known for their efficiency, hardworking employees and production of outputs with excellent quality.

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March 30, 2020

Agriculture and Fisheries Technical Trainees May Now Get Working Visa With Relaxed Rules

The Japanese people are highly commended across the world for their resourcefulness, efficiency and hard work. A lot people from different parts of the globe have expressed their admiration and preference for Japan made products and techniques. In this regard, a lot of foreign nationals are interested to become technical trainees in Japan.   Aside from earning income

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March 27, 2020

Blue Collar Workers for Machine Parts & Tooling Industry May Apply for New Visa Category

Japan has one of the most stable and progressive economies across the globe. In fact, Japanese products are highly recognized in the market trade in view of their excellent quality and efficiency. When it comes to the production of Machine Parts & Tooling Industry, the Land of the Rising Sun is the most reliable.   In this regard,

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March 27, 2020

Potential Foreign Nationals to Work In the Accommodation Industry Must at Least Possess Conversational Japanese Skills

The Land of the Rising Sun is one of the fastest growing tourist destinations not only in Asia but all over the world. Year in and year out, the country particularly its capital city, Tokyo welcomes hundreds of thousands of tourists and travel enthusiast across Japan and all over the world. These tourists look forward to go sightseeing,

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March 26, 2020

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