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Japan moves to stop 'death through overwork'

In Japan, today is Premium Friday. The government is encouraging all offices to close early on the last Friday of every month, to give workers time off. Tsukasa Ohbayashi, editor in chief for Europe for Nikkei, talks to the BBC's Roger Hearing about why that's important to stop the culture of karoshi - death through overwork. (Picture: Yukimi Takahashi, whose daughter Matsuri killed herself in 2015 due to overwork, speaks to reporters about the agreement she reached with company Dentsu. Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)

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