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Less than 10% of Indonesians, Filipinos pass national nursing exam

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 »

Japan hiring over 100 Pinoy nurses, caregivers

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 »

Nurses, caregivers given 13 days to apply for Japan

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 »

13 Pinoy nurses pass tough Japan nursing exams

gmanetwork.com Thirteen Filipino nurses have passed this year’s Kangoshi, Japan’s grueling national licensure examination for nurses, the Department of Labor and Employment said Wednesday.

RP, Japan Agree PJEPA Overhaul

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 »

Japan to allow Vietnamese nationals to work as nurses, caregivers

The Japanese government plans to allow Vietnamese nationals to work as nurses and caregivers in Japan under the two countries’ free trade agreement, government officials said Wednesday.

Japan seeks Filipino nurses, caregivers

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.

Japan okays review of exams for Pinoy nurses

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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.

Japan wants 500 Philippine nurses

abs-cbnNEWS.com Around 500 nurses from the Philippines are set to be deployed to Japan, according to the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA).

DOLE honors 1st Pinoy passer of Japanese nursing exam

Being the first Filipino to pass the Japanese Nursing Licensure Examinations, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) honored Ever Gammed Lalin as the Woman OFW Achiever of 2011.

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