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Japan carving out wider pathway for foreign service workers

Government looking to bring in more interpreters, cooks, fashion designers

The immigration counter at Narita Airport near Tokyo. Sharp growth in tourists from overseas is driving the need for more foreign workers.

TOKYO -- The Japanese government is moving to ease residency requirements for non-native service workers in an effort to deal with an influx of tourists from outside the country.

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