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National Nov 25, 2018

Japan to add hotel industry to foreign trainee program

The hotel industry will be listed as lying within the scope of the type two trainee status under the government's technical intern training program for foreign nationals, officials have said. The program has three statuses — type one for first-year trainees, type two for those ...

North Korean soccer teams arrive in Japan on specially issued visas

National Dec 5, 2017

North Korean soccer teams arrive in Japan on specially issued visas

North Korea's men's and women's national soccer teams arrived Tuesday at Tokyo's Haneda airport from Beijing, gaining entry with visas issued despite Japan's ongoing ban on citizens from the country. The players are scheduled to take part in the East Asian Football Federation's upcoming E-1 ...

Firms seeking foreign help get guidance on visas

National Sep 23, 2017

Firms seeking foreign help get guidance on visas

by Daisuke Kikuchi

The Justice Ministry has drafted guidelines to help companies that want to hire international students understand the types of jobs eligible for granting visas. The guidelines, released Friday, focus on fields related to creativity and culture, such as animation, manga, fashion, design and food. They ...