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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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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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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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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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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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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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Understanding the Factors for Salary Adjustments in Japan

One of the many factors which explain why hundreds of thousands of foreign workers aspire to seek for employment opportunities in Japan is because of the fact that firms and commercial establishments in the Land of the Rising Sun are known to give their employees a stable working life and good environment. These Japanese companies are also commended

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July 19, 2019

Japan moves for a cashless payment system

In today’s age, most if not all have developed a strong dependence and heavy reliance on technology and digitization. These progressive advances in applied sciences including but not limited to automations and telecommunications grant users so much convenience to allow for a more effective and efficient environment whether at home, in school, at work, or anywhere else.   The aim

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July 15, 2019

Personal Mentorship Program Aims to Assist International Students in Japan

Year in and year out, the Land of the Rising Sun welcomes millions of international travellers from all over the globe. There has been a great surge not only in the number of foreign tourists who are looking forward to explore the country but also among overseas workers who intend to stay in Japan for a longer period

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July 10, 2019

Japan encourages locals and foreigners to drop in on smaller towns and the countryside

Almost two decades ago, Yoshifumi Yano worked at a travel firm in the bustling city of Osaka and, upon hearing that a certain hotel known for its onsen – or hot springs – was put up for sale, impulsively decided to visit the smaller town of Wakayama Prefecture. Yano experienced the hotel’s amenities first-hand and, after having spent one

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July 9, 2019

Nagano Prefecture Seeks to Promote a Clean and Green Environment

Japan is known worldwide as home to some of the most awe inspiring views and natural sceneries. Year in and year out, millions of international tourists across the globe look forward to visiting the country in order to go sightseeing and experience its unique culture. One of the most impressive aspects that can be observed in the Land

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July 5, 2019

Okinawa in Need of More Bus Drivers Amidst Tourism Surge

In recent years, the Land of the Rising Sun has opened wider doors of opportunities for overseas workers and international sojourners who hope to visit the country to go sightseeing, experience its unique culture and try out some of the most iconic Japanese dishes worldwide. More and more foreigners come to visit Japan year and year out. In

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July 5, 2019

Local Government Strengthens Public Safety for the 2019 G20 Osaka Summit

Osaka is regarded as one of the fastest growing tourist destinations in the Land of the Rising Sun. It is known as the second largest metropolitan area in Japan after the country’s capital city, Tokyo. Hundreds of thousand of international tourists and travel enthusiasts from different parts of the globe look forward to visit the awe-inspiring traditional castles

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June 27, 2019

Social media ban for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games

With the year 2020 just around the corner, it’s time for one of the most awaited and highly anticipated sporting event that occurs only once every few years – the International Olympic Games. The Olympic Games alternate between the Summer Olympics and the Winter Olympics every two years with varying sports most of which are highly reliant on weather

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June 26, 2019

Japan to Launch a Modern Tourist Bus with Advanced Safety Features

Year in and year out, the Land of the Rising Sun welcomes millions of international tourists and globetrotters who come to visit the country in order to go sightseeing in some of its breathtaking attractions, personally experience its unique culture and try out some of the most iconic Japanese dishes that provide a one of a kind gastronomic

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June 21, 2019

Absolute Prohibition against Marijuana during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The upcoming 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games has definitely stirred the interest and enthusiasm of hundreds of thousands of international tourists and sports enthusiasts from different parts of the globe, not to mention the Japanese fanatics who are also looking forward to the monumental sports event to be held in their very own capital city. The Tokyo Olympic organizing

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June 17, 2019