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Japan seeks Vietnamese tech talent amid labor shortage

Toppan Forms starts program to train and send engineers to Japanese offices

Vietnamese engineers learn programming and other skills in Japanese.

TOKYO -- Japanese and Vietnamese technology outsourcing companies have joined hands to send engineers to Japan's workplaces in an effort to ease the country's serious manpower shortage.

Japan's Toppan Forms is partnering with FPT Software, a leading Hanoi-based outsourcing company for software development, and planning to send some 100 engineers from Vietnam to its Japanese clients over the next three years.

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