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Japan’s Workers Spend More Hours At The Office

August 22, 2019

In this picture taken on July 4, 2019 Japanese Yoshie Midorikawa, a sales manager at technology firm, works at her home in Tokyo. - Japan's workers spend more hours at the office than employees in almost any other country. But to avoid traffic chaos at next year's Olympics, authorities have a message: stay home. Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to attend Olympic and Paralympic events in Tokyo during the 2020 Games, putting additional strain on the city's already notoriously crowded commuter routes. (Photo by Behrouz MEHRI / AFP) / TO GO WITH AFP STORY: Olympics-2020-Tokyo-transport-lifestyle, FOCUS by Kyoko HASEGAWA. AFP - Jiji Press