Naturalize or get out, party tells jobless foreigners

Oct 16, 2014

Naturalize or get out, party tells jobless foreigners

Foreigners could lose long-term access to social support if the conservative Jisedai no To (Party for Future Generations) has its way. The party aims to submit bills to the extraordinary Diet session to bar foreigners from receiving state assistance by replacing the current system ...

Stores see profit in prayer as they cater to foreign tourists

Oct 2, 2014

Stores see profit in prayer as they cater to foreign tourists

From free Wi-Fi to prayer rooms, Japan’s retailers are devising creative ways to encourage foreign tourists to spend. On Wednesday the government significantly expanded the range of goods that stores can sell to visitors duty-free. But some retailers are going it alone in pursuit ...