Asian engineers from outside Japan participating in an exchange program aimed at promoting urban development and international relations said at a presentation at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government building Wednesday that they had generally favorable impressions of Japanese people.

The 24 participants — from Beijing, Jakarta and Hanoi — of the Asian Youth Engineers Training Program described Japanese people as kindhearted and well-mannered and claimed they were impressed by their seriousness and hardworking attitude.

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