A Japanese izakaya pub alley in Tokyo. Photo: Reuters A Japanese izakaya pub alley in Tokyo. Photo: Reuters
A Japanese izakaya pub alley in Tokyo. Photo: Reuters
The Philippines

Some 132,000 Filipinos call Japan home, years after arriving to work at pubs

  • Just under half of the 282,023-strong Philippine community legally living in Japan have permanent resident visas
  • Most of these Filipino residents are women who came to the country years ago to work as hostesses and have married local men

Topic |   The Philippines
A Japanese izakaya pub alley in Tokyo. Photo: Reuters A Japanese izakaya pub alley in Tokyo. Photo: Reuters
A Japanese izakaya pub alley in Tokyo. Photo: Reuters
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