TOKYO – The most surprising thing about Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida reshuffling his Cabinet is that he actually thinks he’s running Asia’s No 2 economy. That would actually be Kazuo Ueda, who in April took the controls at the Bank of Japan. This vital distinction matters more than ever as Governor Ueda hints at […]
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According to statistics from Japan’s Ministry of Justice, the number of foreign residents in Japan reached a record high of 3.07 million by the end of 2022, surpassing 3 million for the first time. With a variety of residency statuses, most of these residents contribute to the Japanese labor market. Among this foreign labor force, […]
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