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Deciphering Japan

Deciphering Japan

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Ep 2: Live To Work

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Japan's work ethic famously propelled it into a first world nation and the Japanese are known to work some of the longest hours in the world. Ironically, it is among the least productive economies today and one that has remained stagnant for over two decades. Journalist Yumi Araki heads back to her native home to find out why the Japanese work so hard. 

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