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Japan remains adamantly opposed to allowing more Filipino professionals, including nurses and other caregivers, to work in Japan, Japanese officials said Sunday.

An official from the Japanese Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry said there is no shortage of nurses and other caregivers in Japan and therefore no reason to accept foreigners. The comments came during a two-day working group meeting, which ended Sunday, between Japan and the Philippines on freer trade

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