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Mongolia is Japan's new frontier in the search for IT talent

Romania and Myanmar are also among the hunting grounds for tech specialists

Students from a technical college speak with recruiters at a job fair in Ulaanbaatar on April 9.

TOKYO -- Japanese companies, faced with a shortfall of homegrown tech talent, and intense competition with U.S. and European rivals for engineers from China and India, are looking to "frontier" markets such as Mongolia and Romania.

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