China Eclipses Japan After years of enjoying its status as the economic leader of Asia, Japan is now facing serious competition from China. NPR's Eric Weiner reports on the factors that have contributed to this development and the challenges facing Japanese employees, accustomed to lifelong job security.
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After years of enjoying its status as the economic leader of Asia, Japan is now facing serious competition from China. NPR's Eric Weiner reports on the factors that have contributed to this development and the challenges facing Japanese employees, accustomed to lifelong job security.