Biography of the Author Michiyo Ishida

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  1. Japan eases immigration law to hire more foreign workers | Video
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    Japan eases immigration law to hire more foreign workers | Video

    In response to an expanding labour shortage, Japan has revised its immigration law to accept 340,000 foreign workers in the next five years.
  2. Improvements at ancient shrine in Tokyo to stay relevant | Video
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    Improvements at ancient shrine in Tokyo to stay relevant | Video

    A 1,300-year-old shrine in Tokyo is getting a facelift as temples and shrines across Japan grapple with falling visitor numbers. Michiyo Ishida ...
  3. Ancient shrine in Tokyo gets facelift to stay relevant | Video
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    Ancient shrine in Tokyo gets facelift to stay relevant | Video

    A 1,300-year-old shrine in Tokyo is getting a facelift as temples and shrines across Japan grapple with falling visitor numbers. Channel ...
  4. Interactive Christmas cheer in Tokyo | Video
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    Interactive Christmas cheer in Tokyo | Video

    It's an interactive festive season in Tokyo, as shops and malls try to draw customers during the holiday period. Michiyo Ishida finds out more.
  5. Japan opens door wider to foreign workers | Video
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    Japan opens door wider to foreign workers | Video

    Japan, in a major policy shift, has enacted a law to let in more foreign workers to ease a labour shortage. But Michiyo Ishida explains, the new ...
  6. Robots as caregivers at Japan’s nursing homes | Video
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    Robots as caregivers at Japan’s nursing homes | Video

    It's estimated that by 2025, Japan will be short of 370,000 caregivers to take care of its fast ageing population. The government has been funding ...
  7. Japan struggles with low birth rates | Video
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    Japan struggles with low birth rates | Video

    Japan has been struggling with low birth rates for decades. While the blame has often been directed at women for putting their careers ahead of ...
  8. Abe sets sights on constitutional revision as Japan new Diet session starts | Video
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    Abe sets sights on constitutional revision as Japan new Diet session starts | Video

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is committed to revise the post war constitution. It’s an ambition he wants to kickstart in the coming Diet ...
  9. Japan's schools beef up English language classes | Video
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    Japan's schools beef up English language classes | Video

    Learning English will be made compulsory in Japan's elementary schools from 2020 in a bid to improve the standard of the language in the country.
  10. Japan’s Olympians remember tsunami survivors | Video
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    Japan’s Olympians remember tsunami survivors | Video

    Ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Japan’s past and present Olympians have banded together in a project to put smiles back on the faces of the ...