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posted by  Yubi | 1¬†year ago in Gaijin

Government figures show the number of foreign workers in Japan hit a record high of more than 1.27 million last year.

The labor ministry said on Friday that 1,278,670 foreigners worked at Japanese companies as of October 31st. That's up 194,000, or 18 percent, from a year earlier and the highest since data-taking began in 2008.