Dec 15, 2015

Regular Diet session to convene Jan. 4

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Cabinet on Tuesday approved a plan to convene the Diet on Jan. 4 for a 150-day regular session. “To appropriately respond to challenges (facing the nation), we will compile a fiscal 2015 supplementary budget and a fiscal 2016 budget and ...

Nov 4, 2015

Abe orders compilation of fresh stimulus measures within November

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe instructed his ministers Wednesday to compile new economic stimulus measures within the month, aiming to achieve goals that include boosting Japan’s nominal gross domestic product to ¥600 trillion ($5 trillion) in five years’ time. “In order to achieve a postwar ...