Japan-Russia visa-free program to be put off amid coronavirus scare

National Apr 3, 2020

Japan-Russia visa-free program to be put off amid coronavirus scare

The start of this year's visa-free exchange program between Japan and Russia is set to be postponed amid the coronavirus crisis, Japanese government sources said Thursday. The Russian side is concerned that the new coronavirus could be brought to Russian-held northwestern Pacific islands covered by ...

National Dec 24, 2019

Japan inks memorandum with Pakistan on import of skilled labor

Japan and Pakistan signed a memorandum of cooperation on Monday aimed at paving the way for skilled Pakistani workers to work in Japan, the Japanese Embassy said. The cooperation framework agreement provides that "specified skilled workers" who pass a required examination and a basic Japanese-language ...