• Otaru, Hokkaido

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Regarding Jun Hongo’s Jan. 9 article, “Foreign nurse success story has message for Japan: Open up“: Why did Japan bother to invite these poorly paid, overworked and under-appreciated nurses from Indonesia and the Philippines to work here.

I would encourage all of these medical professionals to seek employment in the United States or Europe, where their education, nursing skills and caring attitude would be far more appreciated.

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