• Kyodo


The government is planning to set up a task force later this week to promote exports of medical technologies and services to five Mekong basin countries in Southeast Asia, government sources said Monday.

The entity involving both the public and private sectors will be tasked with accelerating exports of advanced medical facilities and insurance systems to Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar and Laos as part of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s economic growth strategy, they said.

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