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Japan Relaxes COVID-19 Border Controls, But Only Slightly
March 01, 2022

Japan Relaxes COVID-19 Border Controls, But Only Slightly

By Mari Yamaguchi
The cautious easing of restrictions stirred both hope and worry for the roughly half-a-million foreigners locked out of Japan since early 2020.

COVID-19 Made Life Even Worse for Japan’s Foreign Trainees
October 15, 2021

COVID-19 Made Life Even Worse for Japan’s Foreign Trainees

By Moeka Iida
The situation of technical interns in Japan was already hard. For many, the situation has now become desperate.
Japan to Relax Re-entry Restrictions on Foreign Residents Starting in September
August 26, 2020

Japan to Relax Re-entry Restrictions on Foreign Residents Starting in September

By Thisanka Siripala
Expats stranded in limbo overseas have hope on the way with borders poised to reopen to all foreign residents, albeit at a staggered pace.

Is Japan Ready to Welcome Immigrants?
January 22, 2020

Is Japan Ready to Welcome Immigrants?

By Mina Pollmann
A recent survey by Japan's Cabinet Office has interesting implications for the push to welcome more foreign workers.

Is Human Trafficking in Japan Coming to an End?
June 08, 2019

Is Human Trafficking in Japan Coming to an End?

By Thisanka Siripala
Pressure from the international community prompts a look at Japan’s prevention and eradication measures.

Japan Looks to India’s Growing Tech Talent Pool
December 17, 2018

Japan Looks to India’s Growing Tech Talent Pool

By Thisanka Siripala
With competition to recruit IT engineers intensifying, Japan is extending its talent search to emerging economies like India.

Japan Open Doors for More Foreign Workers
June 09, 2018

Japan Open Doors for More Foreign Workers

By Thisanka Siripala
Abe has proposed concrete measures to deepen the labor pool of low-skilled foreign workers in a drastic shift in policy.
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