China on Sunday rolled out revised negative lists for foreign investment market access, introducing greater opening-up and allowing foreign investors to run majority-share-controlling or wholly-owned businesses in more sectors.
About 7.8 million foreign tourists arrived in Iran during the year to March 2019 while the figure for the year to March 2018 was 5.1 million, said the head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicraft and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO).
The number of foreign people living and retiring in Japan is expected to increase following the overhaul of the nation’s immigration control law in April, which will introduce new types of working visas.
China is fast-tracking a foreign investment law at an unprecedented pace to meet Washington's demands on trade, but businesses fear that time to review and raise objections on a crucial piece of legislation has been cut short.
Taiwan will soon introduce a five-month amnesty program for foreign nationals who have overstayed their visas, allowing them to pay smaller fines once they report to immigration authorities during the grace period, the National Immigration Agency (NIA) said on Sunday.
Some 65.8 percent of voters were against the Diet’s – Japan's bicameral legislature – passage earlier in the month of a bill to accept more foreign blue-collar workers into Japan from April, a Kyodo News poll showed Sunday.
Days after Japan enacted a law introducing a foreign-worker program to bolster a labor force shrinking due to the aging population, a study showed it could struggle to compete with other developed countries to attract residents from overseas.