Japan’s new foreign worker status to focus on 8 countries including Philippines

The Japan News/Asia News Network / 12/13/2018

TOKYO — Foreigners granted a new residence status for workers with specific skills may initially be accepted primarily from eight countries, including Vietnam, the Philippines and Cambodia, according to sources. To prevent financial exploitation by dishonest brokers,…

Japan’s Abe re-elected as ruling party leader, to stay on as Japan PM

AP 09/20/2018

TOKYO — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was re-elected as head of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party in a landslide Thursday, paving the way for up to three more years as the nation’s leader. The decisive victory…

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