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ACCJ urges rise in foreign housekeepers so women can join workforce

Posted by jacobo 148 days ago Japan
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The American Chamber of Commerce in Japan is calling on the government to increase the number of foreign domestic workers and expand after-school support for children to help bring more women into the workforce.

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Tokyo cops bust Thai transvestite clubs, arrest 7

Posted by jaypee 152 days ago Japan
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TOKYO (TR) – Tokyo Metropolitan Police on Friday announced the bust of two transvestite clubs featuring Thai hostesses in Yushima district of Bunkyo Ward for illegal employment, reports TBS News (Nov. 15).

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EDITORIAL: Foreign workers of Japanese ancestry deserve better treatment

Posted by jaypee 206 days ago Japan
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Japan has continued its abysmal treatment of foreign workers of Japanese ancestry since the 2008 collapse of U.S. investment bank Lehman Brothers triggered a global economic downturn.

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Japan fails to attract skilled foreign professionals despite preferred immigration status

Posted by jacobo 281 days ago Japan
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A year after the Japanese government launched a points-based preferred immigration status for highly skilled foreign workers, their target of getting 2,000 workers is a long way to being fulfilled. As of this month, the number of professionals who have immigrated through this system is just at 434.

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Filipinos among the top nationals in Japan overstaying their visas

Posted by jaypee 282 days ago Japan
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The Philippines is next in line to South Korea and China with nationals who have overstayed their visa in Japan. Just last Saturday, the government of Japan deported 75 Filipinos because of immigration policy violations. A chartered plane was utilized by the Immigration Bureau of Japan to send the Filipinos en masse back to their home country.

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Japan fails to attract skilled foreign professionals despite preferred immigration status

Posted by jaypee 282 days ago Japan
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A year after the Japanese government launched a points-based preferred immigration status for highly skilled foreign workers, their target of getting 2,000 workers is a long way to being fulfilled. As of this month, the number of professionals who have immigrated through this system is just at 434.

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Thais, Malaysians to be exempt from Japan visas

Posted by jacobo 295 days ago Japan
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TOKYO - Short-term tourists from Thailand and Malaysia will be exempt from visas from next Monday, while those from the Philippines and Vietnam will be issued with multiple-entry visas good for three years, the Japanese government said Tuesday.

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Foreign workers in tight spot as plants close

Posted by jacobo 316 days ago Japan
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GIFU – Successive closures of plants by large domestic manufacturers as part of operational restructuring have left local governments and civilian groups facing serious problems, among them the increase in unemployed foreign workers.

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