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Survey Reveals How Japanese Firms are Affected by the Global Pandemic

The World Health Organization has recently announced that the novel corona virus which originated in Wuhan China last December 2019 already become a global pandemic as it has affected numerous countries across the globe and brought about serious damage or repercussions not only in the population but also in the economic performance and stability in the affected countries.  
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Foreign Scientists May Avail of Benefits under Highly Skilled Professional Visa

The Land of the Rising Sun is widely known as one of the most advanced countries across the globe when it comes to scientific research and technology. In this regard, a lot of big and international companies and firms have expressed their intention to invest in Japan. A number of these companies have set up their physical existence
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Two Instances that Enable Foreign Professionals to Avail of Green Card in Japan

The Japanese government deems it to be in the best of the country to encourage the influx of more and more foreign professionals in the Land of the Rising Sun. Having highly skilled foreign professionals can be considered as a big asset to promote the economic growth of Japan considering that the potential of these foreign professionals to
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Foreign Care Givers Allowed to be Exempted from Industry Specific Exam to Obtain Visa

Known to many countries across the globe, Japan is currently dealing with the impacts of an aging population as a result of its low birth rate and a vast decline in inward migration. With the tremendous rise in the number of senior citizens in the country, there is also a corresponding need to increase social welfare benefits and
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Japanese Immigration Agency Determined to Bolster Foreign Worker Recruitment

With the the amendment of the Immigration Control Act that took effect last April of 2019, more and more foreign nationals have expressed their interest in working and residing in the Land of the Rising Sun. This is one of the measures undertaken by the Japanese government in order to address the chronic labor shortage in the country
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Japanese Government Aims to Distribute Foreign Workers to Different Regions Across Japan

Chronic labor shortage is a prevalent issue not only in the capital city, Tokyo but also across different cities and prefectures in Japan. The aging population as a result of low birth rate and a decline inward migration has already taken its toll in a number of industries and sectors in the Land of the Rising Sun particularly
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Criteria for Domestic Organizations to Accept Foreign Workers in Japan

With the chronic labor shortage in the Land of the Rising Sun as a result of the country’s aging population and low birth rate, the Japanese government through its National Diet amended the immigration policies of the country so as to accommodate more and more qualified foreign nationals who aspire to work in Japan.   One of the

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February 17, 2020

Necessary Requirements and Steps to Acquire the Specified Skilled Worker Visa

With the chronic labor shortage in Japan as a consequence of its aging population and low birth rate, the Japanese government through its National Diet amended the stringent immigration policies of the country so as to open more and more doors of opportunities for foreign workers who are seeking for gainful employment in the Land of the Rising

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February 14, 2020

Japan Seeks to Maximize Acceptance of Highly Skilled Foreign Professionals in 2022

Known to many countries across the globe, the Land of the Rising Sun is currently experiencing a workforce setback as a consequence of its aging population, low birth rate and a decline in inward migration. In this regard, the Japanese government through its National Diet amended its immigration policy so as to encourage more foreign nationals to work

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February 14, 2020

Japanese Immigration Establishes Point System to Evaluate Foreign Professionals

In view of the aging population in Japan as a result of its low birth rate and a decline in inward migration, it does not come as a surprise that the country is now looking for ways and measures to attract more and more foreign skilled workers in the country especially foreign professionals in order to address the

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February 13, 2020

Japan Undertakes to Shorten Application for Highly Skilled Foreign Professionals

Considering the chronic labor shortage in Japan as a result of its aging population, low birth rate and a decline in inward migration, the government through its National Date undertakes to open more and more doors of employment opportunities for foreign workers in the country through the amendment of its immigration policies that used to provide stringent requirements for

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February 13, 2020

Japan Extends Visa Privilege to Parents of Highly Skilled Foreign Professionals

With the current issue on labor shortage in Japan as a consequence of the country’s aging population, low birth rate and a decline in inward migration, the Land of the Rising Sun is in need of more and more skilled workers and professionals in various sectors.   As their way of enticing foreign professionals to come to

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February 12, 2020

Special Privilege Extended to Spouse of Highly Skilled Foreign Professionals

The Land of the Rising Sun hopes to open more and more doors of employment opportunities for foreign nationals who are regarded as highly skilled professionals such as but not limited to scientists, lawyers, engineers and business executives. With the aging population in the country that resulted in labor shortage in various industries and sectors in Japan, the

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February 11, 2020

Main Distinction between Specified Skilled Worker and Highly Skilled Foreign Professional

With the chronic labor shortage in Japan as a result of the country’s aging population, low birth rate and decline in inward migration, the Land of the Rising Sun is determined to find ways in order to open more and more employment opportunities for foreign professionals and specified skilled workers in Japan.   In particular, there are fourteen

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February 10, 2020

Preferential Treatment For Highly Skilled Professionals in Japan

Known to many countries across the globe, Japan is dealing with a workforce setback in view of its aging population as a result of low birth rate and decline in inward migration. In this regard, the Japanese government through its National Diet amended its stringent immigration policies in order to encourage more and more foreign professionals to reside

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February 10, 2020

Domestic Companies in Japan Urged to Address Racial Discrimination in the Workplace

As of April 2019, the Japanese government has undertaken a major leap in order to open more and more doors of employment opportunities for foreign workers in their country through the amendment of its immigration laws that used to provide stringent visa requirements. The new visa types introduced in the said amendment is intended to attract more foreign

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February 10, 2020