Chinese Entrepreneurs Fight for Survival
Chinese nationals make up about 30% of foreigners in Japan. Among the younger generations of Chinese living here, starting a business has become a trend in recent years. But with the coronavirus outbreak, many risk having to close up shop. We look at 2 such entrepreneurs: Xiaohan, who opened up a prep school for Chinese students wishing to enter Japanese universities, and Yuemei, the owner of an "izakaya" in Tokyo - businesswomen who won't give up on their dreams so easily!
Xiaohan gives instructions to a member of her staff
Xiaohan conducts online classes for Chinese students
Due to the outbreak, Yuemei might have to close her "izakaya" in Tokyo
Yuemei and her husband made an important decision