Diet approves economic stimulus budget

Oct 11, 2016

Diet approves economic stimulus budget

The Diet has approved a ¥4.11 trillion supplementary budget to stimulate an economy dampened by sluggish growth amid weak consumer demand and business investment. The second supplementary budget for the fiscal year through March was approved Tuesday by the Upper House after clearing the ...

Abe resolved to win Diet approval for TPP during current session

Oct 7, 2016

Abe resolved to win Diet approval for TPP during current session

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday showed his resolve to win Diet approval for the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade pact and related legislation during the current extraordinary session ending Nov. 30. “Japan should approve the TPP pact before the other (signatory) countries and build ...