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Government to set up headquarters to coordinate foreign worker pool

Posted by jaypee 715 days ago Japan
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The government plans to set up a headquarters within the Cabinet to work out measures by the end of fiscal 2015 for accepting more foreign workers in Japan, according to a draft schedule for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s new growth strategy.

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Government to set up headquarters to coordinate foreign worker pool

Posted by jacobo 715 days ago Japan
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The government plans to set up a headquarters within the Cabinet to work out measures by the end of fiscal 2015 for accepting more foreign workers in Japan, according to a draft schedule for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s new growth strategy.

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Kanagawa to ramp up foreign caregivers

Posted by jacobo 718 days ago Japan
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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s offer to open Japan more to foreign medical professionals for its aging population has a taker.

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Japan to seek more foreign maids

Posted by jacobo 720 days ago Japan
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Japan will accept more foreign housekeepers in the future, with Tokyo and certain other areas becoming zones where working families will find it easier to engage in such hiring, sources familiar with the move said.

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Japan to seek more foreign maids

Posted by jacobo 720 days ago Japan
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Japan will accept more foreign housekeepers in the future, with Tokyo and certain other areas becoming zones where working families will find it easier to engage in such hiring, sources familiar with the move said.

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Japan to open its doors wider to foreigners

Posted by jacobo 721 days ago Japan
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TOKYO — Japan aims to reverse a decline in the country’s foreign population in recent years, and its minister in charge of foreign labour predicts that annual growth will rise from the pre-financial crisis average of about 50,000 to 80,000 or even 100,000.

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Tokyo governor airs reform plan for luring scarce foreign talent

Posted by jacobo 737 days ago Japan
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Tokyo Gov. Yoichi Masuzoe on Monday pledged to launch an aggressive deregulation drive to lure foreign talent to the capital to spur economic growth and restore its reputation as Asia’s business hub.

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Japan Seeks Foreign Workers, Uneasily

Posted by jacobo 762 days ago Japan
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TOKYO, Apr 23 2014 (IPS) - Desperate for more workers to support a construction boom, Japan has proposed to expand its controversial foreign trainee programme to permit more unskilled labour from Asia to work in Japanese companies for five years from the current three years.

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