Most foreign students waiting to study in Japan will likely be able to enter the country by the end of May, as a new priority entry program is set to begin amid softer COVID-19 border controls, the top Japanese government spokesman said Wednesday.
Étiqueté : étudiants étrangers
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida announced Thursday that he will raise the daily cap on arrivals from overseas to 7,000 starting March 14 and extend quasi-emergencies in 18 out of the 31 prefectures where the measure is currently in effect.
Move would allow in only a few hundred scholarship holders
TOKYO — Japan is considering allowing in international students on a limited basis, Nikkei has learned, as the country continues its entry ban on foreigners amid a surge of omicron infections.
Le pays a l’un des meilleurs taux de vaccination de la planète. Il ne détecte plus que 150 cas positifs au Covid par jour. Et pourtant, il refuse toujours de laisser entrer des touristes, des étudiants ou des voyageurs d’affaires.
Due to the substantial paperwork required by authorities and a daily cap on arrivals, some foreign students are losing hope.
The government is considering reducing the quarantine time for vaccinated foreign nationals that arrive in Japan for short business trips, study abroad and technical training to three days from the current 10, the Nikkei daily reported late Monday.
Like many foreign residents in Japan, Luan Yong Jie from China had found it difficult to make a reservation for a COVID-19 vaccination — a process that can be daunting even for a Japanese person — because of his limited Japanese ability.
– International students remain barred from returning to China to continue their studies, and some are venting their frustration on social media
– China’s inability to control user responses on Twitter is undermining its careful social media messaging and the reputation of its higher education sector
Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos have vowed to strengthen cooperation and agreed to mutually provide free Covid-19 vaccinations to diplomats and students residing in the countries.
The agreement came at a virtual meeting initiated by Prime Minister Hun Sen on March 10, according to a press release issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.
In a long-awaited move, Japan is partially reopening its borders, allowing all foreign nationals from around the world who are planning to relocate to Japan to seek entry permission starting Thursday.
Many foreign students in Japan who hope to find a job in the country are facing an uphill battle as a pandemic-driven economic downturn has led a number of businesses to cut recruitment.
Japan will relax from October its border restrictions aimed at controlling the spread of the novel coronavirus to allow entry for new visa applicants other than tourists from all regions.
Le ministère de l’Education a annoncé le 19 août une nouvelle étape dans l’ouverture aux élèves et étudiants étrangers des frontières du pays, lesquelles avaient été fermées en mars pour empêcher la propagation du coronavirus. Les élèves étrangers inscrits dans des établissements d’enseignement primaire et secondaire à Taiwan sont désormais autorisés à pénétrer sur le territoire, y compris ceux en provenance de Chine, de Hongkong et de Macao.
When Kyoto University professor Shinya Yamanaka won the Nobel Prize in 2012 for his work on stem cells, Edvinas Cerniauskas, then 21, became interested in the field and soon began to plan how he could come to Japan and study at the cutting edge.
[Japon] “Reopening Japan to foreign students and scholars” July 15, 2020 – press conference at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan
Cette conférence de presse a porté principalement sur les non-japonais affiliés à des universités japonaises (étudiants, professeurs et chercheurs) qui sont durement touchés par les restrictions d’entrée actuelles. Il s’agissait donc d’assouplir les restrictions à leur égard.