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The government will pledge Wednesday to promote regional revitalization by preparing a list of 10,000 workers interested in moving to rural areas and working at local firms, government sources have said.

By compiling the list of workers that could join local companies and promoting teleworking from rural areas, the government will "rectify" the Tokyo-centric economy and population to help revive regional areas, according to a draft of its annual economic policy guideline.

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