Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: AP

In Philippines, stateless descendants of soldiers long for Japanese citizenship

  • A survey has found that there are 3,810 Nikkeijin in the Philippines, of whom 1,069 are still alive and considered stateless
  • Japan started conducting citizenship interviews in 2015 after Nikkeijin organisations made an appeal to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in 2015
Topic |   The Philippines

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: AP
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