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Thais abusing visa, working in Japan

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The visa exemption for a 15-day visit to Japan is being wrongly used as a channel for people seeking illegal work in Japan, and this could affect Bangkok's relationship with Tokyo, Thai ambassador to Japan Thanatip Upatising has warned. 

A shrine in Nikko is an attraction that Japan has offered to foreign visitors. (Photo by Somporn Thapanachai)

Mr Thanatip said visa-free entry was intended to convenience tourism, which reflects the good relationship between the two countries, but it has been found some people have used it to enter Japan and stayed to work illegally, according to a report in Matichon.

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