The case is said to be the first in which an overstayer has received special permission to stay due to a relationship with a Japanese partner of the same sex.
The record high of 2.73 million was driven by a surge in Vietnamese, Indonesians and Nepalese, the Immigration Bureau says.
About two dozen Muslim residents of Japan huddled together Tuesday afternoon outside the New Zealand Embassy in Tokyo's Shibuya Ward at a vigil for the victims of last week's mosque shootings in Christchurch. [video_embed number="1"] Participants from countries such as Bangladesh, Pakistan, Iraq and Indonesia gathered ...
Mark Karpeles gets a suspended term for data manipulation related to the scandalous disappearance of 850,000 bitcoins in 2014 but is found not guilty of embezzlement.
Residents in the area view the preparations as something happening in the background. In fact, some believe they are actually hindering the region’s recovery.
Fish processors are now trying to stem their losses by turning to foreign trainees as firms deal with a severe labor shortage in the region.
A majority of the respondents found education about disaster preparedness and related risks helpful in times of disaster.
“We’re not demanding anything special; we just want to have a chance to stand at the same starting line in our lives,” said one plaintiff.
Last fall, Ai Nakajima, 40, tied the knot in Germany with her long-time partner, Kristina Baumann, a 32-year-old from Berlin. But in Japan, where they live, Nakajima and Baumann share the fate of all same-sex couples in committed relationships — the denial of the ...
Naomi Osaka's Australian Open victory on Saturday has already been a boon to some of her sponsors as they capitalize on the newly crowned world No. 1's rising fame. Models of the Adidas AG tank top, wristband, skort and sun visor worn by Osaka during ...