Popular support of the Cabinet of Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori has taken another dive, this time to the paltry figure of 18 percent, a survey by Kyodo News showed Wednesday.

In addition, disapproval of Mori’s Cabinet, which suffered a major blow last week with the resignation of Mori’s close confidante, then Chief Cabinet Secretary Hidenao Nakagawa, rose by 5 percentage points to 67 percent.

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