Japan: A Visionary Call for a “Japanese-style Immigration Nation”

Tofuunion at Japundit reports on the latest figures released by the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry of Japan according to which “Japan’s population has shrunken since 2008 and continues to decrease at an accelerating rate”. According to the post, the government has been implementing a new immigration plan to cope with the labor shortage, which would have a dramatic impact on the country's economy.

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