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Ukraine war

Japan Inc. steps up fast to offer support to Ukraine refugees

Don Quijote to care for 100 displaced households; Uniqlo and Rakuten join effort

The UNHCR says 4 million Ukrainians could flee their war-torn country in the coming weeks and months. (Source photos by Reuters, Shihoko Nakaoka and Kyodo)

TOKYO -- Japanese companies are mobilizing to help Ukrainians who are fleeing the ongoing war, prompted by a government decision that Japan would accept refugees from the country.

Pan Pacific International Holdings, which operates the Don Quijote discount chain, on Thursday announced it will accept 100 households of Ukrainian refugees.

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