Filipino 'comfort women' want plight raised with Emperor

Jan 24, 2016

Filipino 'comfort women' want plight raised with Emperor

A number of Filipino women who were forced into Japanese military brothels during World War II have challenged Philippine President Benigno Aquino to present their plight before Emperor Akihito during his visit to the country this week. The aging women, who are part of ...

Aichi meets challenge of surge in non-Japanese students

| Aug 24, 2015

Aichi meets challenge of surge in non-Japanese students

Schools in Japan are struggling to meet the needs of children with non-Japanese parents who come from a diverse range of countries. Aichi Prefecture, which has the largest concentration of non-Japanese pupils in the country, has strong expertise in supporting Portuguese-speaking Brazilian children who ...

Oct 9, 2013

Center offers help to abused Filipinos

Filipinos residing in Japan, particularly in and around Nagoya, have for the past 13 years been turning to a nongovernmental organization operating from a six-mat room in the city’s Naka Ward for help in resolving problems ranging from domestic violence to the arrest of ...