REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – Over a hundred Filipino teachers in Maryland may soon lose their American dream after their employer announced it will not likely continue sponsoring their work visas. Full article
NAGOYA - The Aichi prefectural government is offering scholarships to foreign students from 22 Asian countries, including the Philippines, to study at graduate schools in the prefecture on condition that they work for local companies after graduation. Full article
Health Secretary Enrique Ona on Wednesday confirmed that an overseas Filipino worker (OFW) who arrived in Manila on Tuesday tested positive for the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus (MERS-CoV). Full article
Kyodo NewsAs of 04/18/2014 8:55 PM
The Japanese government said Friday it will aim to resume its whaling in the Antarctic from next fiscal year despite a U.N. court ordering Tokyo last month to halt its program there, igniting criticism from the international community.