New policies and measures to manage Vietnamese laboures and trainees abroad have been introduced at a seminar in Tokyo, aiming to improve the efficiency of Vietnam - Japan cooperation programme in labour training that began 1992
TOKYO -- While the stimulus package approved Tuesday by Japan's cabinet features a new perspective on much-needed structural reform, it leaves long-standing priorities of the business community unaddressed.
There are a variety of scholarships for overseas students studying in Japan. The terms and amounts vary and, in most cases, it is necessary to apply after coming to Japan. Please understand that the scholarships alone are unlikely to provide enough to pay for living expenses and tuition.
The Japanese government plans to allow foreign students of Japanese universities to stay in the country for up to two years after graduation, up from the current limit of one year, informed sources said Wednesday.
The company now known as Panasonic was founded in 1918 by Konosuke Matsushita with a staff of three. Today, the company has become one of the world's largest electronics companies with more than 380,000 employees, of which around 230,000 work outside Japan.
United States President Barrack Obama is expected to arrive in Vietnam for an official visit on the morning of May 23, instead of the night before as earlier announced, the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry has said.
The aerial view shows a landslide after an earthquake in Minami-Aso, Kumamoto prefecture on April 16, 2016. Scores of people were feared buried alive after a second powerful quake hit southern Japan Saturday, killing at least 18, and sparking collapses and fires, barely 24 hours after the first disaster struck.
Labor shortages have become a hot topic in the Japanese media. While the nation’s inexorably shrinking working-age population has grabbed most of the headlines, the author believes Japanese business and the government can do far more to expand the labor pool and match job seekers to the available jobs.
Less than a decade ago, the world economy sank into the Great Recession: the deepest and most widespread downturn since the Great Depression of the 1920s and '30s. Since the stock market crashed in 2008, recovery has been long and slow, marked by persistent bumps in the road along the way. Nonetheless, an economic recovery has, indeed, taken place. The S&P 500 index has risen more than 92% over the past five years, and U.S. unemployment has dropped from nearly 10% at the height of the Great Recession to close to 5% today.
The global economy in 2015 saw some economies strengthen, while others—particularly emerging and developing economies—were squeezed by plummeting commodity prices and by tightened financial conditions.
Japan is an island nation that sits in the Pacific Ocean on the east coast of Asia. It shares borders with several bodies of water including the Seas of Japan, Okhotsk and East China. Its closest neighbors are Taiwan, North and South Korea, China and Russia. It consists of four large islands and 6,852 (yes, 6,852!) total islands.