Trump to order new restrictions on H-1B visas in next two days

Business Jun 21, 2020

Trump to order new restrictions on H-1B visas in next two days

President Donald Trump said he will announce new restrictions on employment-based immigration visas in the next two days, as the nation recovers from pandemic-related unemployment. "We are going to announce something tomorrow or the next day on the visas,” Trump said in a Fox News ...

China issuing more visas to Japanese to boost business after shutdown

National Jun 4, 2020

China issuing more visas to Japanese to boost business after shutdown

The Chinese government has stepped up the number of visas being issued to Japanese citizens after limiting them for months following the coronavirus pandemic, a diplomatic source said Wednesday. The move is apparently aimed at bringing business exchanges between the two countries back to normal, ...

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 ...