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Crusading bureaucrat star of new TV series

Philip Brasor writes in the Japan Times about an earnest bureaucrat who is out to enforce employment regulations. It's the plot of the new TV series "Dandarin."

Japanese workers have a reputation for diligence but, as with all cultural generalizations, the reality is more complicated. Ever wonder why public service is the most coveted line of work for new university graduates? Is it because they actually want to serve the public, or because the pay is relatively high and the job guaranteed for life?        Read the article


Last modified on Saturday, October 26, 2013

Published in: Dispatches

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