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The Japanese Embassy in Bangkok issued visas Tuesday to seven Thai employees of the local unit of a Japanese manufacturer as the first group allowed to work temporarily in Japan under a special arrangement to help companies whose local plants have been inundated.

Late last month, the government said it will allow such Thai employees, who number in the thousands, to work in Japan for six months on condition they’re not taking jobs from Japanese.

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