Tetsushi Kajimoto

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Japan ramps up spending for typhoon relief but workers are scarce

National Oct 29, 2019

Japan ramps up spending for typhoon relief but workers are scarce

Following a series of storms, including the worst typhoon in decades, the government is ramping up spending on rescue, repair and cleanup. But there's a catch: There are more shovels than hands. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's administration has agreed to use ¥700 million for immediate ...