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Selective immigration for highly skilled urged

Posted by jaypee 2610 days ago Japan
http://search.japantimes.co.jp — The Japan Forum on International Relations, a Tokyo-based think tank, urged the government Wednesday to accept more foreign workers and tourists while being selective in accepting long-term residents.

In a report submitted to Prime Minister Naoto Kan, the forum argued that Japan should focus in particular on accepting highly skilled professionals. Read More
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Japan needs nurses, stat

Posted by jaypee 2705 days ago Japan
http://www.globalpost.com —

TOKYO, Japan — It was supposed to be the perfect solution to a seemingly intractable problem: how to care for the sick and elderly in a country suffering from a declining, and quickly graying, population.

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RP nurses in Japan decry tough exams

Posted by jaypee 2724 days ago Japan
http://www.manilatimes.net —

TOKYO: Japan allows hundreds of Southeast Asian nurses to work on short-term contracts, but the health-care workers say the exams they must pass for the right to stay longer are so tough that almost all flunk them.

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