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CHINESE COMMUNITY

A building in Tokyo's Akihabara district raided by the Metropolitan Police Department's public security bureau in May last year
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 21, 2024
Chinese 'overseas police station' in Tokyo raided over benefit fraud
According to papers submitted to prosecutors, the raids stemmed from an alleged illegal receipt of COVID-19 subsidies.
A site near Lake Hamana in Kosai, Shizuoka Prefecture, where a boy's body was found
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 14, 2024
Body of 17-year-old boy found in central lake; murder suspected
Prefectural police have set up a special team to investigate the suspected murder.
Protests in Shinjuku, Tokyo, last November, echoed demonstrations in several major Chinese cities that called for an end to Chinese President Xi Jinping's draconian “zero-COVID” policy.
JAPAN / Society
Nov 28, 2023
Chinese intellectuals increasingly attracted to Tokyo
An increase in anti-Asian hate crimes in the U.S. following the COVID-19 pandemic has driven some graduates to Japan.
Toyosu, a reclaimed area and former industrial zone in the Tokyo Bay area, has become popular with a new wave of Chinese immigrants for its breathtaking views of the Tokyo skyline.
JAPAN / Society
Nov 28, 2023
A new wave of Chinese elites is flocking to Japan
Recent newcomers are affluent and financially savvy, and choose Japan after weighing the pros and cons of other potential overseas destinations.
Chiba Prefectural Police officers speak at a news conference at Matsudo Police Station on Friday.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 13, 2023
Woman killed in Chiba was repeatedly hit with blunt object
The suspects — one male about 180 cm tall who was wearing a jacket and a cap, and another man described as fairly thin — remain at large.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 27, 2023
Young Chinese entrepreneurs starting new businesses in Japan
The trend is being fueled by increased support for entrepreneurs through the hosting of startup business contests.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 16, 2023
Researcher at Japan institute denies leaking secrets to Chinese firm
Quan Hengdao, 59, sent an email containing data on fluorine compounds to the Chinese firm but said the contents 'did not constitute trade secrets,' according to investigative sources.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 15, 2023
Chinese man arrested in Japan over alleged tech leak.
The 59-year-old man, who worked at a Japanese research institute, has been held on suspicion of violating unfair competition laws, a police spokesman said. 
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 7, 2023
Four Chinese arrested in Japan for smuggling 700 kilograms of stimulants
The amount of stimulants, with an estimated street value of ¥43.4 billion ($311 million), was the second largest ever confiscated at one time in Japan.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional voices: Chubu
Jan 30, 2023
Gifu construction firm paves the way in developing skilled foreign workers
At Concrete Pump, based in Kakamigahara, three Chinese nationals have obtained a newly established resident status that allows foreign nationals to work almost indefinitely in Japan.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 11, 2023
Health ministry suggests restricting bulk drug purchases amid hoarding fears
The message follows reports of Chinese people in the country buying medicine in bulk and mailing it to friends and families back home.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 8, 2022
Five arrested over gang brawl at Tokyo restaurant
Those arrested include members of the Chinese Dragon gang, comprised primarily of second- and third-generation descendants of Japanese orphans left in China at the end of World War II.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 1, 2022
In Japan, people gather in solidarity with China's anti-lockdown protests
With criticism tightly controlled in China, the protestors there are “very, very brave,” a demonstrator said, adding that that's why 'I can't do nothing, I must do something.”
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Issues / LEARNING CURVE
Sep 30, 2022
Chinese JETs cherish links to Japan despite soured ties
On the 50th anniversary of Japan-China ties, Chinese participants on the JET Programme tout its ability to foster understanding between the two countries.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 14, 2022
Chinese man gets Japan's first skilled worker visa with no time limit
Introduced in 2019, Japan's Specified Skilled Worker No. 2 policy is intended to attract foreign workers and address the country's severe labor shortage.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 6, 2021
Tokyo school for Chinese students undeterred by COVID-19 hardships
For Chinese students wishing to attend universities in Japan, entrance exams don't wait and preparation continues nonstop.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 22, 2020
Fake residence cards proliferating as more non-Japanese overstay
Investigators acted on 748 cases of possession, forgery and other offenses involving residence cards in 2019 alone, according to the National Police Agency.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 15, 2020
Japan boosts checks on Chinese students amid fears of campus spying
Compared to a crackdown by Washington, measures by Tokyo are baby steps, but many believe it is vital to follow the U.S. lead in order to safeguard Japan's universities.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
Sep 6, 2020
Uyghurs in Japan call for action to end forced labor in Xinjiang
Twelve Japanese manufacturing giants have been accused of complicity in the group's repression by sourcing supplies from factories exploiting their forced labor.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
Aug 17, 2020
Long arm of China's security law alarms Hong Kongers in Japan
While other countries have loosened visa restrictions, offered routes to refugee status or sanctioned Chinese officials, efforts by Japan have focused on economic gains.

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