Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga declared a state of emergency Friday in Tokyo and the western Japan prefectures of Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo in an effort to curb a surge in coronavirus cases during the upcoming Golden Week holidays.
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The following is the gist of key measures to be taken after Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga's declaration of the country's third state of emergency over the coronavirus
The Foreign Residents Support Center (FRESC) is a consultation center that supports foreign nationals who live and work in Japan.
The Immigration Services Agency of Japan sends "Japan Immigration Services News" to registered email addresses (mobile phones and PCs) in order to deliver news related to procedures for immigration in Japan and daily life support to foreign residents in Japan.
We are all aware of the tedious process of filling out endless forms and waiting for countless hours at immigration offices to renew or extend their visas. Allowing people to apply visa online will be happy news to all of the foreign community in Japan.
How to Spend This Holiday Season With the end of the year and new year just ahead, please continue taking steps to prevent the spread of infection. Please do not go to crowded places. Only spend time with people you usually meet. Remember to wear a mask and wash your hands. And, please keep rooms ventilated.
(1) At the entrance, airflow of 0.2 m/s and above from outside to inside. (2) Smoking area shall be partitioned with walls and ceilings such that smoke does not go out. (3) Smoke shall be exhausted outside of the facility.
The Japanese government will ask companies to extend the upcoming New Year holiday by about one week in a bid to mitigate crowding by people visiting relatives or going on vacation and lower the risk of spreading the coronavirus, a cabinet member said Friday.
The Immigration Bureau has established the "Foreign Residents Information Center" to inform and advice foreign nationals. These centers are located at Regional Immigration bureaus and District Offices of Sendai, Tokyo, Yokohama, Nagoya, Osaka, Kobe, Hiroshima, and Fukuoka.
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