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Japan wants 10,000 Asian elderly care workers in 3 years

Tokyo looks to Vietnam, Thailand and Laos to help ease the labor crunch

Nursing care trainees take in a lecture in Vietnam.

TOKYO -- Japan aims to attract 10,000 Asian interns to its nursing care sector over the next three years to help address the growing labor shortage. The first arrivals will come in November from Vietnam.

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