• Kyodo News


Meanwhile, some of the antipoverty campaigners who built a tent village in Tokyo’s Hibiya Park last year have set up tents in a park near Hello Work Shinjuku for laid off workers.

The tent village last year drew media attention to the problem of temporary workers who live in company dormitories and then lose their accommodation when their employers terminate their contracts.

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