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× Travelers leaving Japan to pay 1,000 yen departure tax from Jan. 7

Visitors to Japan will have to pay a 1,000 yen (PHP 491.00) levy when leaving the country from next Monday (Jan 7), Japanese media reported.

Japan will start collecting the 1,000 yen departure tax for each person leaving the country by aircraft or ship regardless of nationality, Japan Times reported.

Under the relevant law enacted in April last year, the levy will be collected each time an individual…