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Japan's 'Outsiders'


As Japan's population ages and its workforce shrinks, some Japanese believe the country needs to open its doors to more foreigners. But in a largely homogeneous society, that's easier said than done.

CGTN's Barnaby Lo tells the story of undocumented foreign workers chasing the Japanese dream, and mixed-race citizens or "hafu" who still struggle to fit in.

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Japan's 'Outsiders'


As Japan's population ages and its workforce shrinks, some Japanese believe the country needs to open its doors to more foreigners. But in a largely homogeneous society, that's easier said than done.

CGTN's Barnaby Lo tells the story of undocumented foreign workers chasing the Japanese dream, and mixed-race citizens or "hafu" who still struggle to fit in.

 

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japan's outsiders CREDITS

CORRESPONDENT/WRITER: BARNABY LO

ASSOCIATE PRODUCERS: MASA SAKAMAKI

CINEMATOGRAPHY/PRODUCERS: ROLLIE MALICSI, ROBERT MALICSI

MUSIC: PEACH ABUBAKAR

EDITING: REICHELLE REYES