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Filipino nursing training applicants being put off by cost of training in Japan

Filipino trainees and Makoto Katsura, ambassador of Japan to the Republic of Philippines, front, second from left, take a ceremonial photograph at a send-off party in the city of Quezon, Metropolitan Manila, on Friday. (Mainichi)

MANILA -- The number of Filipino applicants for nursing care training in Japan this year has fallen below the number of positions available, due to the heavy financial burden of living here, it has been learned.

Despite receiving 104 applications for the 50 spaces available in the training program, just 30 have decided to come to Japan, according to a Filipino official. Read the complete article here


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