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Emerging countries such as India, Pakistan and Bangladesh are reinforcing their presence in the growing trend of cross-border remote work..

Cross-border online work increases 30% amid COVID-19 pandemic

600 million people potentially could do jobs remotely; Japan being left behind

AIKO MUNAKATA, KAZUYA MANABE, Nikkei staff writers | India

TOKYO -- The COVID-19 pandemic has been pushing businesses and other entities to expand online work beyond national boundaries so they can keep operating even if workers can't cross borders or must return home.

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