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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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Basic Requirements to Obtain In order to Acquire the Specified Skills Visa Status

One of the most pressing social concerns that Japan has to deal with in this day and age is their problem on workforce setback which is a consequence of the country’s aging population, low birth rate and a decline in inward migration.   In order to address the chronic labor shortage in the Land of the Rising

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February 5, 2020

Second Category of Specified Skills Visa For Construction and Shipping Industries

As of April of 2019, the Japanese government through its national diet has put into effect the Tokutei Ginou or the so-called New Specified Skills Visa. It is one of the measures undertaken by the Land of the Rising Sun in order to address its worsening labor problems as a consequence of its aging population, low birth rate

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February 4, 2020

Relaxed Requirements Under the First Category of Specified Skilled Worker Visa

Last April 2019, the National Diet or Legislature of Japan implemented a major change in the immigration policies of Japan which used to provide stringent requirements for foreign nationals who aspire to land a job in the country. Based on the amended immigration control act, a new residence visa status is introduced under the “Specified Skilled Worker Visa.”

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February 3, 2020

Specified Skilled Worker Visa Comes In Two Categories

Known to many countries across the globe, the Land of the Rising Sun is currently experiencing a workforce setback as a result of its aging population and low birth rate over the years. Consequently, quite a number of industries and sectors in Japan are highly affected by the issues on chronic labor shortage.   The fourteen identified fields

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February 3, 2020

Japanese Government Seeks to Attract More Skilled Workers In Fourteen Identified Sectors

In view of Japan’s shrinking and aging population as a result of the country’s low birth rate and a decline in inward migration, various sectors and industries in the Land of the Rising Sun are currently suffering from chronic labor shortage. Among these establishments, fourteen specific sectors are said to suffer the worst form of workforce setback as

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January 14, 2020

Specified Skilled Worker Visa Paves Way for Less Educated Foreigners to Work in Japan

With the current labor problems that Japan is dealing with as a consequence of its aging population and low birth rate, the Japanese government is aiming to implement measures to address the shortage of manpower in their country. One of the most important steps that the National Diet or Legislature undertook last April 2019 was the amendment of

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January 14, 2020

Experts Suggest Sharing Household Work and Childcare Between Spouses to Increase Birthrate in Japan

Known to many international countries across the globe, the Land of the Rising Sun is regarded as one of the nations with the longest life span. As a result, the country has an aging population with low birth rate. This led to the current issues on labor shortage in Japan which eventually prompted the government to amend its

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December 9, 2019

Traditional Japanese Dolls Incorporated with Pikachu Inspired Design

Japan is home to some of most sought after animation series and iconic characters popularized by various manga or comics. Hundreds of thousands of anime lovers and gaming enthusiasts from different parts of the world look forward to visiting the Land of the Rising Sun not only to explore the beautiful sightseeing spots in the country, experience its

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November 19, 2019

Salon and Beauty Shops Bring their Full Services to Senior Citizens in Nursing Homes

Known to many countries, the Land of the Rising Sun is currently experiencing an aging and shrinking population as a result of low birth rate in the country and a vast decline in inward migration. This gave rise to various social concerns such as but not limited to senior citizens welfare and chronic labor shortage particularly in the

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November 18, 2019

Relaxed Immigration Laws in Japan Elicited Subdued Response for the First Six Months

In recent years, one of the greatest challenges that Japan has to deal with is its shrinking and aging population as a result of low birth rate and a decline in inward migration. Consequently, the Land of the Rising Sun is also suffering from chronic labor shortage particularly in fourteen identified labor sectors such as but not limited

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November 14, 2019