Japan's health care sector still a magnet for Filipinos

National Nov 17, 2019

Japan's health care sector still a magnet for Filipinos

by Ronron Calunsod

Job opportunities in Japan's health industry continue to attract Filipinos a decade since it started accepting candidate nurses and caregivers under a bilateral economic agreement. Earlier this month, a new group of Filipino health workers who aspire to work as nurses and caregivers here began ...

Panasonic to start housing business for elderly in China

Business / Corporate Nov 6, 2019

Panasonic to start housing business for elderly in China

Panasonic Corp. will start a business developing housing for the elderly next spring in China, featuring houses equipped with health care-related home appliances and nursing care devices, company sources said Wednesday. Panasonic will make the new housing business a pillar of its new operations in ...

U.S. startups look to Japan's graying population

Business Aug 28, 2019

U.S. startups look to Japan's graying population

U.S. startups focusing on care products and services for the elderly are tapping into the graying Japanese market, where more than 35 million people are over the age of 65. Seismic, a California-based apparel company, hopes to expand in Japan with its Powered Clothing, a ...