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How To Open a Bank Account In Japan

Monday June 29, 2020 (17:16:08)

Immigration to Japan has risen consistently since 2012, with 2.73 million foreign nationals registered in the country in 2018 and 1.66 million foreign workers as of 2019. In March 2020, the Global Financial Centres Index ranked the country’s capital, Tokyo, as a rising global financial centre, which put it in third place behind New York City and London.   more ...

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What Quality Of Healthcare Can You Expect In Japan?

Monday June 15, 2020 (10:35:47)

The quality of healthcare in Japan, both in the private and the public sector, is of a high standard. The public sector can in some ways be seen a victim of its own success. The treatment is very good, but because it is perceived to be so, and also because it is relatively inexpensive (especially when compared to the US), hospitals tend to be busy. Therefore, many expats choose to access the private sector.   more ...

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What Options Are Available For Chronically Ill Expats In Japan?

Wednesday June 10, 2020 (19:58:00)

The Japanese are among the healthiest people on the planet, due partly, it is thought, to their healthy diet and assiduousness in seeing a doctor on a regular basis. It is also often attributed to their excellent national health service. If you are an expat with a chronic illness, you should not find it too difficult to access the treatment that you need during your time in Japan. We will look at some of your options below.   more ...

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What Cover Is Available For Sports Injuries In Japan?

Wednesday June 10, 2020 (11:04:50)

Japan is an increasingly popular destination for a variety of sports. Its mountainous regions are great for skiing, and the fact that the country is an island means that water sports are on offer in many coastal resorts. You can also engage in more traditional Japanese sports, such as martial arts, if you so wish. It’s important to bear in mind that all of these activities have attendant risks.   more ...

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Japan

Maternity Care In Japan: What The Options Are And How To Decide On A Birth Plan

Thursday June 04, 2020 (10:10:01)

If you are an expat living in Japan and looking to have a baby, then it’s worth considering what kind of maternity care is available. The good news is that both public and private healthcare in the country is excellent.   more ...

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Japan

How To Register With The Health System In Japan

Monday June 01, 2020 (09:54:11)

If you are living and working in Japan, you will need to sign up with the national health insurance system. This is compulsory and will allow you to access public healthcare. Health insurance in Japan is based on a two-tier system of public and private health insurance.   more ...

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Japan

How To Look After Your Mental Health In Japan

Friday May 29, 2020 (09:40:50)

Although the public healthcare system in Japan is generally considered to be of a very high quality, and most of the Japanese population are covered by national health insurance, mental health care in the country is often considered to be lagging behind that of the West.   more ...

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Japan

How To Keep Fit And Healthy In Japan

Friday May 22, 2020 (15:36:13)

Japan is a great destination for those looking to keep fit and well. If you are an expat living and working there, then you’ll find plenty of ways to keep yourself healthy, from exercising in beautiful scenery to exploring traditional forms of medicine and wellness. You can also benefit from adopting one of the world’s healthiest diets. If you do experience any health issues, you can feel safe in the knowledge that Japan’s healthcare system, both in the private and the public sector, is one of the best in the world.   more ...

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Japan

How Does Cancer Care In Japan Compare With The UK?

Wednesday May 20, 2020 (10:29:22)

Cancer care in both Japan and the UK is of a high standard. The two nations have rather different ways of organising their national healthcare systems, but both make oncological treatment a priority.   more ...

Japan > Property

Japan

How To Rent Or Buy Property In Japan

Wednesday May 06, 2020 (12:38:04)

Renting property

If you’re looking to stay in Japan for the short- to medium-term and want to rent property, you’re in luck, as the process is pretty straightforward. However, be prepared to pay for extra costs, on top of rent, such as realtor fees and insurance premiums.   more ...



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