Local Government Employees remains top in Japan for marriage

Tokyo – In a survey of 800 Japanese people aged from 20 to 59 the top two choices for ideal marriage partner were “local government employee,” with 28.6%, and “national public official,” with 25.6%, making it the first time local government employees ranked above national ones. Toyota was the top private company for the ninth …

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Things to know about Employment Law in Japan

In Japan, there is two types of employment status: regular employment (正規雇用) and non-regular employment (非正規雇用). Regular employment is generally considered where an employee is hired directly by his/her employer without a predetermined period of employment and works for scheduled hours. This type of employment has the characteristic of (i) open-ended employment, (ii) fulltime employment, …

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Japan’s Job Turnover Rate Among Recent Graduates Decreases in Fiscal 2020

Tokyo – A survey on recently employed graduates conducted by the Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare, found that the percentage of workers who quit their job within three years of graduating in March 2018 decreased year on year by 1.6 percentage points to 31.2% for university graduates, by 1.6 points to 41.4% for junior-college …

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Tokyo Governor Koike Denies Rumor of Serious Illness

Tokyo – Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike, who was recently hospitalized due to extreme fatigue, denied rumors Friday that she has a serious illness. “I’m thinking, ‘Don’t say inaccurate things,’” Koike said at her first regular press conference in about a month. “The fact that I’m back in good health is proof” of not being severely …

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Japan to Tighten Border Controls for travelers from South Africa and five other African nations

Tokyo,–The Japanese government said Friday that it will strengthen its border controls for travelers from South Africa and five other African nations, following the discovery of a new novel coronavirus variant in the region. The five other nations are Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Lesotho and Eswatini, formerly known as Swaziland. On Thursday, Britain banned the entry …

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