In controversial shift, Japan aims to open door wider for foreign blue-collar workers

Reuters Tokyo, Japan Published: Nov 02, 2018, 05:15 PM(IST)

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cabinet approved draft legislation on Friday (November 2) to open the door to more overseas blue-collar workers in sectors grappling with labour shortages, a controversial policy shift in immigration-shy Japan. The World is One News, WION examines global issues with in-depth analysis. We provide much more than the news of the day. Our aim is to empower people to explore their world. Please keep discussions on this channel clean and respectful and refrain from using racist or sexist slurs as well as personal insults. Subscribe to our channel at https://goo.gl/JfY3NI Check out our website: http://www.wionews.com Connect with us on our social media handles: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WIONews Twitter: https://twitter.com/WIONews Google Plus: https://plus.google.com/+WIONews

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