• Kyodo News


A government office will be established to study ways to support foreign permanent residents suffering from financial difficulties caused by the recession, state minister for population issues Yuko Obuchi said Friday.

“We would like to expedite studying measures needed based on reports from people concerned on their actual difficulties and needs,” she said.

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