Japan low earners living in net cafes describe threat from sales tax hike

02 Oct 2019 14:44 | JHRS (Administrator)
TOKYO -- With the Oct. 1 sales tax rise from 8% to 10% likely to put pressure on some vulnerable people's ability to cover even their most basic living costs, the Mainichi Shimbun spoke to laborers with no permanent residence who stay for extended periods in internet cafes, to find out how the hike will affect them. 

Source: https://mainichi.jp/

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