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14 Dec, 2013

Japan will need more highly skilled foreign workers

The government is considering increasing the number of foreign engineers and researchers accepted into the country by units of 100,000, according to Yasutoshi Nishimura, senior vice minister at the Cabinet Office.

Nishimura signaled the intention to significantly ease the criteria for giving preferential treatment to highly skilled people during a question-and-answer session after giving a lecture Monday in Washington on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s growth strategies.

Read the rest: Japan may accept more highly skilled foreign workers | The Japan Times.