They also talked about unemployment resulting from Japan's losing battles in the commercial world - e.g. in electrical home appliances, electronics and other sectors.
Many jobs have been taken over by foreign firms such as LG, Samsung and Haier. Printing money to devalue the Yen promotes export, however, increasing import of energy after the Fukushima nuclear disaster resulted in abrupt increase of trade deficit which added to the already alarming national debt.
Reporters showed pictures of poverty in major cities. So many homeless people slept on street corners. Some inner cities became highly concentrated areas of poor homeless people and the Japanese govt tries hard to conceal such a fact.
Taiwanese TV program in Chinese_http://www.youtube.com /watch?v=7RMhONhzG38