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About 170 temporary workers who lost their jobs and places to live amid the ongoing economic slump were on the move again Monday, as their permission to stay at four temporary shelters in Tokyo expired.

They were among some 500 people who originally gathered at a tent village set up by volunteers in Hibiya Park to weather the yearend and New Year holiday period.

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