via ajw.asahi.com – Indonesian and Filipino nurses who came to Japan through an economic partnership agreement (EPA) to become licensed nurses are increasingly choosing to take the easier assistant nursing examinations due to language barriers. It is believed they decided to become assistant nurses, who are licensed by prefectural governments, Read more »
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By Maiko Kobayashi/ajw.asahi.com Despite measures to help them succeed, only 9.6 percent of Indonesian and Filipino nurses passed Japan’s national nursing certification exam in February under an economic partnership agreement, the health ministry said March 25. The success rate was down from 11.3 percent in 2012. Thirty of the 311 Read more »
By Mayen Jaymalin-philstar.com Japan is hiring over a hundred more Filipino nurses and caregivers, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) reported yesterday. Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz said representatives of Japan International Corporation for Welfare Services (JICWELS) and different health care facilities are set to interview applicants in the next Read more »
sunstar.com.ph Starting August 6 until August 22, Filipino nurses and caregivers are being invited to apply for possible job opportunities in Japan. The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) said it is now ready to accept applicants for the fifth batch of Japan-bound nurses and caregivers. Qualifications for nurses include graduate Read more »
By Bernie Cahiles-Magkilat/mb.com.ph The Philippines and Japan are in agreement to undertake a comprehensive review of its bilateral free trade agreement, but are likely to clash in their objectives as the Philippines is set to go for more protection of its interest, like higher tariffs on some imports from Japan, Read more »
By Mars W. Mosqueda Jr. – mb.com.ph Filipino nurses and caregivers are needed in Japan as the Philippine Overseas Employment Agency (POEA) here urged licensed nurses with at least three years working experience to visit their office in case they are interested to work in Japan.
By Aurea Calica – The Philippine Star The Japanese government has agreed to review the process of accepting Filipino nurses in its hospitals under the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA), President Aquino said Tuesday night.