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Tokyo HQs no longer such a capital idea for Japan Inc.

Telework success spurs more companies to look at shifting staff to regions

Yonago city in Tottori prefecture, left, and Tokyo: Companies based in the capital are moving some of their functions to other parts of Japan. (Source photos by Ken Kobayashi and Shihoko Nakaoka)

TOKYO -- Growing numbers of Tokyo-based companies are considering relocating some of their functions to other parts of Japan, spurred by a desire to minimize risks in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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