A Filipino trainee housekeeper receives tuition from Japanese staffing company Pasona Group. Photo: Bloomberg

‘I was spat on, peed on, spanked’: as Filipino workers head for Japan, words of warning

  • Tokyo’s new openness to foreign workers is expected to lure more than 50,000 Filipinos to the country by 2025
  • But would-be expats should be cautious – not only is the work hard, experts warn flawed labour policies lead to abuse
Topic |   Japan

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A Filipino trainee housekeeper receives tuition from Japanese staffing company Pasona Group. Photo: Bloomberg
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