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Japan plans $1,900 in coronavirus emergency aid for students

Foreigners will qualify for subsidy as part-time jobs evaporate

The Old University Library at Keio University in Tokyo: Part-time job losses have hit working students in Japan.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Japan's government has proposed paying as much as 200,000 yen ($1,870) to students at risk of being unable to afford tuition because of financial losses from the coronavirus pandemic.

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