HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Foreign workers in Japan have tripled in 10 years. Its aging population needs to staff the factories. This figures are based on an official count done in recent months.
All non-Japanese: 1.5 million
The program is not without problems. Both Mitsubishi and Panasonic have been forced to cancel trainee programs after getting caught assigning foreign workers to do unauthorized work.