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Japan's labor woes, Filipinos' gains

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Doris Magsaysay Ho, group president and CEO of Magsaysay, took time out from the Global Summit of Women in Tokyo to talk to the Nikkei Asian Review on May 12. (Photo by Tsubasa Suruga)

TOKYO -- Japan's rapidly aging and shrinking population is resulting in a labor shortage. In March, the jobless rate was 2.8%, near full employment.

For the president and CEO of Magsaysay, a Philippine human resource and shipping group, this is a promising opportunity.

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